Energy Transfer Partners agreed to acquire Sunoco in a $5.3 billion deal that would create one of the largest and most diversified energy partnerships in the U.S.
Headline should read: Brent out Fracking it!
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — The booming North American energy industry is not just creating winners. It’s also shoving some companies to the side or even toward oblivion.
That pretty much describes Sunoco Inc. SUN +0.18% and lies behind the announcement [...]
six of 14 workers claiming they were unfairly fired from a Florida law firm for wearing orange have hired an attorney with new accusations they were denied coffee breaks and communicating over cubicles.
An attorney for the former workers at the Elizabeth R Wellborn law firm in Deerfield Beach say their work environment had become hostile with rules that limited their movement and activities, to some, replicating inmates.
‘They couldn’t go to [...]
It’s over folks. According to some analysts recent price swings indicate that the gold and silver run-up will soon be coming to an end.
Sharp falls in the gold price have prompted some bears or pessimists to predict it will plunge below $1,000 (£625) an ounce.
Goldcore priced bullion at $1,721 or £1,079 per ounce this morning, compared to yesterday’s fix of $1,788 or £1,121 per ounce. A spokesman said: “The [...]
As everybody knows, elite college tuition is getting ferociously expensive. And, as everybody knows, gold is getting ferociously expensive, as well (for entirely different reasons). With these maxims in mind, an enterprising writer at Priced in Gold has answered the question I know you’ve been wondering: If it cost 1,000 gold grams in 1900 to pay Yale tuition, how many more gold grams would you need to afford Yale college tuition today?
Illustration by Grant Snider
By ADAM DAVIDSON, NYT
I remember the first time I interviewed a relatively unknown economist named Nouriel Roubini. It was 2005, and as we sat in his New York University office, he laid out his scary vision of the future. Roubini is a specialist in the flow of money around the world and the crises that (sometimes) result. But on that day he wanted to talk about the [...]
Ron Paul lays it out: “We know what to do – we did it once after the Civil War period, we went from a paper standard back to the gold standard, and the event wasn’t that dramatic. But today the big problem is that both the conservatives and liberals have an big apetite for big government for different reasons, therefore they need the Fed to tie them over and monetize [...]
Whether they showed up to protest Wall Street bankers, the war in Iraq or climate change, the nearly 300 people who chanted, marched and drummed in Washington, D.C.’s Freedom Plaza Thursday all had one common complaint: that the government wasn’t listening to the people.
While the event was originally planned four months ago as an anti-war protest to mark the 10th anniversary of America’s invasion of [...]
Cain (Joe Burbank/AP)
ORLANDO, Fla. — Not everyone needs to go to Disney World to have fun in central Florida.
After one of Herman Cain’s strongest showings yet at a Republican presidential debate Thursday, and two days with conservative activists in the state, he won the “Presidency 5″ straw poll in Orlando over the weekend, beating Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the front-runner in the primary race, by more than 20 [...]