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The Story Behind Romney, Medicare Fraud, and the Latest SuperPAC 'Movie'
Mitt Romney’s enemies have unleashed a torrent of attacks in Florida over Medicare fraud conspiracy committed by a company Romney helped run in the 1990s. The pro-Newt-Gingrich superPAC Winning Our Future has released a one-minute trailer and a “dramatic new film presentation” called “Blood...
This Year’s Skutniks: Executives, Students, Heroes and Victims
The White House just released the names of this year’s "Skutniks" ... Skutniks, named after Lenny Skutnik, are the "real people" invited to watch the President during the State of the Union address from the First Lady's box. Skutnik was...
Stock futures point to lower Wall Street open
Stock index futures are pointing toward a lower start on Wall Street as investors show a little more caution after the market's huge two-week rally. Investors appear ready to follow their counterparts overseas, where markets declined on mixed corporate earnings. Wall Street is waiting for a stream
Corning earns $611M in 2Q
Specialty glass maker Corning GLW said Monday it earned $611 million in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations on a resurgence in demand for its flat-screen television glass. The world's largest maker of liquid-crystal-display glass said its profit in the April-June period fell
Corning's stock decline is less than crystal-clear
Q: Why are shares of Corning GLW going down so much? A: Every once in awhile there's a stock that has so many things going in its favor, it's commonly believed it can only go up. Except, it doesn't. Corning certainly would qualify for a stock that defies all logic this way. The company is the
Some areas are more 'recession-proof' than others
The catering business isn't what economists would call "recession-proof." Luckily for J.W. Walton, most of his biggest clients are. The Catering Company of Chapel Hill specializes in gala affairs, with fireworks, floral centerpieces and menus that feature things like panna cotta with Macedonia di
High-definition TV displays investment opportunities
Q: What companies can I invest in to get a piece of the high-definition TV boom? A: Seems like every year TVs get bigger, and it's only natural for investors to look for ways to cash in on the trend. Here is a list of some of the publicly traded companies that have their fingers in the
Investors can cash in as demand for fiber optics takes off
Despite the countless miles of unused fiber-optic cable laid during the dot-com bubble, demand for the high-capacity lines has been rising. And that bodes well for the stocks of companies that produce not only the cable but also the equipment that runs it. Fiber-optic cable, typically made of
Inventors Protest Patent Reform Bill
Proposed patent reform legislation would kill the value of patents and allow the theft of U.S. intellectual property, a group of inventors says.
The Note: And Don't Forget Health Care, Part IV
WASHINGTON, Apr. 12 Let's assume for the sake of argument that Republicans do not get mucho credit for liberating Iraq or revitalizing the American economy when voters go to the polls this fall. As the governing party, the GOP will want a combination of past recent accomplishments and pledges of