May 22, 2012
Eating foods that are high in saturated fat — red meat, butter, and other animal products — clog your arteries and increase your risk for heart disease and stroke. Until now, that’s all we thought they did. Now it seems that saturated fats may also be linked to how efficiently our brains work.
In a paper published today in Annals of Neurology, a team of scientists analyzed [...]
In the coming weeks, Washington will discover whether Edward DeMarco, acting regulator of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, is susceptible to political pressure. Most Americans have not heard of Mr DeMarco. But millions of homeowners will be affected by what he decides. One way or another, that will also apply to his nominal boss, President Barack Obama.
More than four years after the bubble burst, the moribund US housing market [...]
by FINANCE ADDICT
During its last meeting of the year the Federal Reserve, via its interest rate-setting Open Market Committee, decided that it will start publishing forecasts of — wait for it — interest rates. That’s right, the FOMC is going to publish its own predictions for the very thing over which it has sole responsibility. What gives?
Measures to ”enhance the clarity and transparency of [the Fed's] public communications” have been a pet project of [...]
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — This story probably falls into the category of Ripley’s “bee-lieve” it or not.
The Bloomberg administration socked a Queens man with a hefty fine for failing to water his beehive, reports CBS 2?s Marcia Kramer.
It’s a new one in the annals of city government. The cash-strapped Bloomberg administration has mounted a “sting operation” against city beekeepers — ticketing a Douglaston man an unbelievable $2,000 for not [...]