A suburban New York house owned by Mikhail Baryshnikov is on the market for an asking price of about $4 million.
The other day I sat down to breakfast. It was a normal day. Five daily newspapers were laid out before me. As I went over the front pages, I downed orange juice and a bowl of oatmeal powdered with brown sugar and flaxseed. Then I went off to my library with the newspapers and a cup of coffee. By then, incidentally, I was revolted.
The Pentagon's intelligence directorate is killing off one of its most strategically important mission areas: monitoring efforts by foreign governments to buy U.S. firms and technology, such as the multiple efforts by China's military-linked equipment company Huawei Technologies to buy into the U.S. high-technology sector.
AOL Inc. has hired financial advisers to look into strategic options that could include a combination with Yahoo Inc., according to a newspaper report.
I have learned a little more about an economic term over the past few weeks: quantitative easing, or QE. QE, in a nutshell, means putting more money out on the streets to stimulate the economy. The more available money, the more people will spend on goods and services. Employers eventually will hire, which will reduce the unemployment rate.
The "tea party" movement plainly has shaken up American politics and economic policymaking. Will international economic policy be next?
On Tuesday there's a good chance "Mickey Mouse" will help bolster the vote count of Pennsylvania Senate candidate Joe Sestak and other Democratic hopefuls across the country.
The Obama administration has doled out a record amount of college loans this year to help students cope with the affordability crisis in college tuition. Meanwhile, college tuitions have become yet more unaffordable. Gee, could there be a connection?
George Soros is back. The leftist billionaire wrote a column this week calling for the legalization of marijuana. In the Wall Street Journal's op-ed pages, Mr. Soros supports California's Proposition 19, the ballot initiative that would legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana and its domestic cultivation.