With job opportunities drying up left and right, here's to hoping one of the most disgusting and distasteful aspects of our culture finally keels over: the college application/prostitution process.
What's good for General Motors is not good for America, and vice versa. I don't object to the government giving GM tens of billions of dollars so it can avoid bankruptcy, or at the very least liquidation.
At a time when fewer and fewer people can afford to pay for college, these schools are going out of their way to make higher education even more expensive. Their justification? Endowments haven't done so well lately. Since when did Penn or Harvard or Yale become for-profit institutions?
We've been getting away with operating on the cheap for decades, but now it's killing us. The problem isn't that the SEC is wasting its resources, it's that it doesn't have enough resources.
How's this for the war against the young: two judges in Pennsylvania who took kickbacks to send young offenders to two privately run "youth detention centers" plead guilty to wire fraud and tax fraud and got just 87 months in Federal Prison. That's right 87 months, not years.
Marty Mosby, Guggenheim Partners analyst, breaks down the big bank's quarterly numbers.
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
They want to paint her as a dove, says John Ryding, RDQ Economics, sharing his thoughts on what will likely prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, and whether inflation will become a factor in Fed policy.
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:02 AM ET
It's the tie together of beverages and snacks that's working really well, says Hugh Johnston, PepsiCo CFO, discussing his company's quarterly numbers and sharing his thoughts on Pepsi's diverse global brand.