Fall of the ‘Frack Master’: apostle who briefed parliament lands in Texas jail
September 9, 2018

MPs and outlets including the Guardian listened to Chris Faulkner on fracking. He is now under arrest for fraud

The self-appointed evangelist of the Texas fracking boom launched into a jargon-laced monologue, prompting the chairman of the UK parliaments Continue reading

Global Stock Slump Continues; China Gets Hit Hard: Markets Wrap
February 26, 2018

The sell-off in global stocks that briefly looked to have ended mid-week has come back, tipping markets from the U.S. to Asia into declines exceeding 10 percent from their January highs . China, where retail investors dominate, got hit particularly hard Continue reading

Distressed Investors Are Already Buying Houston Homes for 40 Cents on the Dollar
November 10, 2017

Bryan Schild drives through the byways of Houston looking for what could be the investment opportunity of a lifetime: homes selling for as little as 40¢ on the dollar. “We Pay Cash For Flooded Homes $$$$$$$$ Don’t fix it, sell Continue reading

U.S. Growth at Above-Forecast 3% on Consumers and Businesses
November 3, 2017

The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace than forecast in the third quarter, indicating resilient demand from consumers and businesses even with the hit from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Commerce Department data showed Friday.

Highlights of Third-Quarter GDP (First Continue reading