- Natural gas production in the U.S. has risen rapidly due to recent technological advances.
- For some reason, weakness invades equity markets in the months of September and October, and this year looks like it may happen again.
- Despite the political hay made of his recent golf outings, President Barack Obama has spent far less time on vacation than some of his predecessors.
- Liu is clearly seeking to make a splash in an election campaign that he has no chance of winning.
- The market is susceptible to more than just a run-of-the-mill pullback, and something more in the size of 8 percent to 15 percent to the downside.
- It's been 40 years since the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, or SPR, a massive volume of crude oil being stored on the Gulf coast, was a gleam in the government's eye.
- You get what you pay for, and when you go to a restaurant in the United States, you pay for the service as well as the food and drinks. Tipping is part of that experience -- what makes the service in the U.S. superior to other places in the world. But not everyone agrees with me. An article published by priceonomics makes the case that a restaurant operating on a no-tip policy makes for a better-run establishment. The piece even goes so as far to say tipping is un-American; it does this by using the history of tipping as detailed by an article in the New York Times Magazine: