Don’t be fooled, all is not well for stocks

For those who only watch the headlines, the stock market looks as if it’s doing a pretty decent job digesting 6 years of gains. The Dow (DJI) is hanging out near record highs in the 17,000 area,

Sarah Palin to launch her own online news channel

(CNN) — Sarah Palin is again going rogue — this time to the digital world, with the creation of her own online news channel. The former vice presidential candidate plans to offer viewers an alternative to the

Vacation Homes: How to Know You’re Buying the Right One

ShutterstockMore than 80 percent of second-home buyers choose a house within driving distance from their primary residence. By Vera Gibbons Now that summer is here, and you’re out and about taking it all in, you might be

Old tech value names trump new tech growth

Looking for a well valued sector to plow some money into? You may be surprised by David Lefkowitz of UBS and his call to take a look at the names in big tech. “If you look at

Gold gains to come?

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,305.00, EUR 971.20 and GBP 768.55 per ounce. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,292.50, EUR 961.18 and GBP 761.64 per ounce. Gold climbed $15.00 or 1.16% Friday to $1,307.40/oz and silver shot

Fund manager: Random stock picking will beat S&P

The SP 500 (^GSPC), considered to be the a leading indicator of U.S. equities, is flawed, according to one of the U.K.’s most successful hedge fund managers, who said that investors would be better off choosing stocks

The world’s most expensive Big Mac

Would you pay $7 for a Big Mac? If you took your U.S. dollars to Norway, that’s how deep the exchange rate would set you back. There, a McDonald’s (MCD) Big Mac costs 48 Norwegian kroner, which

Defying The AMA, Some Politicians Lower Standards For Practicing Medicine

As we get older, our doctors seem to get younger. Doctors that used to seem like wise elder sages now look like kids you would hire to mow your lawn. Yet, we continue to place profound trust

Seattle Grandmother Makes History With Legal Marijuana

Prescient Mining Purchases Advanced Stage Medical Marijuana Company The first recreation marijuana sold in Seattle is being donated to the city’s Museum of History and Industry, by Deb Greene, a 65-year old grandmother who lined up all

Dow 17,000 is more than just another ‘big round number’

The SP 500 (^GSPC) hit yet another record on Wednesday propelled by decent earnings from Apple (AAPL) and Pepsi (PEP). For the year the total return of the SP is approaching 10%. Since the generational lows of