Daily Archives: May 19, 2010

Senate stalls in financial reform bill debates

The U.S. Senate has tried to shore up debate over the financial reform bill by invoking cloture, a rarely used rule. It failed. READ MORE...
US Senator Harry Reid

Mortgage foreclosures hit record as prevention program falters

Mortgage foreclosure statistics have hit record levels as the foreclosure prevention program falters and the unemployment rate remains high.
a mortgage foreclosure sign posted in front of a suburban home

Bangkok curfew imposed as violence and fires rage in Thailand

After a raid on a Red Shirt protester encampment, a curfew has been put in place in the city of Bangkok and other areas in Thailand. READ MORE...
Riot arson

Payday Loans and How You Can Protect Your Personal Information From Identity Theft

Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.
Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.

Gold prices and cash for gold scams rise, stock market tanks

The gold price is soaring as a volatile stock market drives worried investors to gold. Meanwhile, cash for gold scams proliferate. READ MORE
A pile of gold bars

Will stock market circuit breakers stop another Flash Crash?

The SEC's proposed stock market circuit breakers are trading curbs that will pause activity on volatile stocks to avoid another Flash Crash.
an electrical service panel with circuit breakers