Articles by Greg Morcroft
- Fat Cats - What's The Net Worth Of Your Member Of Congress?
January 10 2014 10:36 AM
The median net worth of a member of the U.S. Congress is more than $1 million for the first time ever.
- US December Jobs Report: Just Awful
January 10 2014 8:38 AM
The total was absurdly low and may have been affected by seasonal factors; still, it may prompt the Fed to reduce stimulus more slowly.
- New Jersey - People Aren't Exactly Flocking To It
January 09 2014 11:37 AM
The state tops one less-than-favorable list.
- And The Top 5 Global Food Safety Violators Are...
January 08 2014 10:53 AM
Hundreds of people in Japan got sick after eating frozen food tainted with malthion, a farm and garden pesticide.
- Midterm Election Hot Topics: Health Care, Economy And Weed
January 07 2014 12:55 PM
Marijuana policy is one of the most closely watched issues leading up to this year's U.S. midterm elections.
- Is Apple's Stock Primed For A Breakout?
January 07 2014 11:29 AM
Carl Icahn's Investment In Netflix returned a tidy 457 percent in just over a year. Is his Apple bet set to pay off as well?
- Musk, Bezos And 14 Others Shaping The Way We Think And Work
January 07 2014 10:04 AM
From conjuring drone deliveries to creating dissident Chinese art, these 16 people were the biggest thinkers of 2013.
- Booked A Flight To Or From New York City On JetBlue? Fuggedaboutit!
January 06 2014 2:35 PM
JetBlue is shutting down New York City operations as it's caught in polar vortex.
- The Enormity Of The US Military Industrial Complex
January 06 2014 1:43 PM
Guess how much the U.S. spent on defense projects in 2013? These charts show how that money was doled out.
- How To Avoid Jeff Bezos' Fate
January 06 2014 9:06 AM
The Amazon CEO had a kidney stone attack on his holiday vacation. Check out these facts about the dreaded stones, including how to avoid them.
- Guess What 'Duck Dynasty' Robertson Is Sponsoring Now
January 02 2014 3:19 PM
The outspoken "Duck Dynasty" patriarch adds his unique cachet to a new line of guns.
- Galt's Gulch Combines Ayn Rand, Bitcoin And Ron Paul
January 02 2014 10:34 AM
A former California real estate salesman is looking to establish Galt's Gulch in Chile, a utopian mix of Ron Paul, Ayn Rand and bitcoin.
- This Quartet Of Hedge Fund Managers Made Some Brave Bets That Paid Off In 2013
January 02 2014 9:27 AM
Nervy investments in gold, Japanese stocks and other markets made these guys even richer in 2013.
- America's Journey From Reefer Madness To Reefer Business
December 31 2013 10:42 AM
Marijuana for recreational use goes on sale in Colorado tomorrow. How we got here is unspooled in this infographic.
- China's Pollution Restricts Creation Of New Farmland
December 30 2013 2:26 PM
As China struggles to feed a growing and increasingly urban population, pollution threatens its ability to expand agricultural production.
- Accounts Likely To Dominate Twitter, Facebook In Early 2014
December 26 2013 11:16 AM
Yes, there's a tech firm monitoring and data mining these two enormously successful social media sites.
- How Much Does The US Government Get In Sin Taxes?
December 26 2013 10:34 AM
If you drink, smoke or enjoy the roulette tables, the U.S. government thanks you.
- Iron Maiden And The Pirates: A Profitable Love Story
December 26 2013 9:28 AM
Data visualization helped U.K. heavy metal rockers Iron Maiden discover and embrace a whole new fan base.
- The Shipyards Of Shanghai In Pictures
December 24 2013 12:11 PM
China's seafaring might on display in this dramatic slideshow.
- Income Inequality Worsening, And Not Just In US
December 24 2013 8:56 AM
With the surge in GDP in China, India, Brazil and Russia, disparity of wealth has taken on a decidedly global tone.