iOS app Android app

Ytraffic

The Federal Aid Jackpot: States That Receive The Most Federal Assistance (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Think of the census as a sweepstakes worth up to $500 billion per year. In advance of the 2010 Census, a new report by the Brookings Institution poi...

Number Of U.S. Millionaires Soared In 2009: Spectrem Group

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy and Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It was a good year to be rich. Or ultra-rich, for that matter. The number of U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more -- excluding w...

Another Wall Street Bonus Tax Falters In Congress

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Few topics have generated as much political heat between Main Street and Wall Street as the billions of dollars in bonuses handed out at financial com...

Shahien Nasiripour

Treasury Getting More Comfortable With Principal Write-Downs -- Sort Of

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Is the Treasury Department finally going to help homeowners who owe more than their homes are worth get out from underwater? Maybe, maybe not. At a ...

Tim Geithner Saved The Economy, According To Two New Magazine Profiles

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Though it may come as a surprise to many Americans, key aspects of the policies enacted by embattled Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner have actually bee...

North Korea: We're Ready To 'Blow Up' South Korea, U.S.

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has recently created an army division in charge of newly developed intermediate-range missiles capable of strik...

Red Carpet LIVE Video, Celebrity and Media Tweets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Watch the Red Carpet in Live Stream video plus all relevant tweets. Follow all the Oscars action right here. Know of a Twitter user who would be g...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Plan To Modify Second Mortgages Has Yet To Help One Homeowner

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nearly a year after the Obama administration announced a plan to help up to 1.5 million struggling homeowners modify their second mortgages, not a sin...

Nissan Recall 2010: 540,000 Vehicles Recalled Over Brake Pedal Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite no reported accidents or injuries, here's everything you need to know about the big Nissan recall announced today. 540,000 cars have been ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-Winning Economist, Says Federal Reserve System 'Corrupt'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of the world's leading economists said Wednesday that the very structure of the Federal Reserve system is so fraught with conflicts that it's "cor...

Shahien Nasiripour

Fight For The CFPA Is 'A Dispute Between Families And Banks,' Says Elizabeth Warren

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While members of the Senate Banking Committee debate proposals to fix the nation's broken financial system and ineffective approach to protecting cons...

Profiting From Recession, Payday Lenders Spend Big To Fight Regulation

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Keith Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The influential $42 billion-a-year payday lending industry, thriving from a surge in emergency loans to people struggling through the recession, is po...

Greece, Goldman Sachs Deals Were 'Completely Scandalous' - And Perfectly Legal: Martin Wolf (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The huge currency swap deals that Goldman Sachs arranged with the Greek government were at once completely legal and completely scandalous, says Marti...

Shahien Nasiripour

FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair Committed To Independent Consumer Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One of the nation's top banking regulators reiterated her support for an independent agency to protect borrowers from predatory lenders, putting her a...

IBM Layoffs 2010: BIG Cutbacks Expected At 'Big Blue'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A big round of IBM layoffs is expected to begin any day now, according to reports published on the website of an organization seeking to unionize IBM ...

Greek Bailout Details Coming As Early As This Week

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After three weeks of political wrangling, a deal to bailout Greece may actually be announced later this week, according to several reports this mornin...

Best Headphones: The COOLEST High-Tech Earphones (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Amanda Ng | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

These unusual and surprising headphones are high-tech and high-style, combining the latest technical know-how with a creative design ethos. From bo...

Shahien Nasiripour

Lively Debate, Hard Truths Emerge During Debate On Financial Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some of the country's top financial scholars met over the weekend with the panel charged with investigating the causes of the financial crisis. What f...

Chile Earthquake Live Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

We'll be keeping the best live video streams and updating with the most relevant twitter accounts on this page. Please let us know twitterlists@huffi...

Shahien Nasiripour

Financial Crisis Investigators Looking At Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Investigators for the commission created to examine the causes of the financial crisis have begun their probe of Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street b...

John Mayer Apologizes Again For Being An 'A**hole'

popeater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

John Mayer told New York fans that he is a different person and can't believe he ever used the N-word or referred to ex Jessica Simpson as sexual "cra...

World's First Commercial Jetpack To Be Sold For $75,000 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See video below* The Martin Aircraft Company has created the first jetpack that will be commercially available, the Daily Mail reports. The jetpack...

Shahien Nasiripour

Progressive Washington Post Readers Assail Obama On New Consumer Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A news article suggesting that the Obama administration is comprising on a proposed new agency dedicated to protecting consumers of financial products...

The Best Performing Housing Markets In The Last Year (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Before you get too excited about a nationwide housing recovery, let's remember that "best" in this case is a relative term. If your local housing mar...

Pay Czar: Kenneth Feinberg You're worth less than you think

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an interview with Kenneth Feinberg, the Obama administration's pay czar, The Hill leads with one highly intriguing anecdote. A Wall Street execut...