Winston Churchill once said that 'socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.' Now when you put it that way, socialism doesn't sound so fair. Where in Ameri
Major markets are mixed in Tuesday's midday trading as geopolitical worries erased earlier gains. The European Union has agreed on economic sanctions against Russia. Before the news hit, stocks were higher on the earnings and the U.S. Consumer Confid
TheStreet's Jim Cramer says the crazy chicken, El Pollo Loco’s shares have not hit a high yet. Cramer says El Pollo Loco has some very good numbers. Investors are seeing a new pattern in which a company goes public, moves higher, and then goes even h
The late-night comics give their take on a brawl in Times Square and the San Diego festival known as Comic-Con International. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at opinion.usatoday.com.
TheStreet's Jim Cramer says Windstream is ‘a quiet little company’ that pays good dividends but has little growth because it is just a wire-line company. Windstream applied to the IRS to spinoff its copper and fiber assets into a real estate investme
With Libya returning to its worst violence since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, its people are suffering economic chaos and - with fuel storage tanks ablaze near Tripoli - there are fears it may be facing a major environmental disaster. Joel Flynn repor