Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
11-year-old Bishop Curry has invented a device that could save the lives of children across the country from hot cars.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has shot down a bill that would have expanded paid leave for workers in the state.
Four colleges in three New England states are working together to train students and make it easier for them to create programs for their region's growing green building and resilient design industries.
The newly-released Trustees report suggests a steep cut to Social Security benefits is only 17 years away.
GM's new campaign for the electric Chevy Bolt might be dorky, but it makes two important points.
Will more states legalize marijuana? It's highly likely, for this simple reason.
The 3D printing player's stock is up 39% in 2017, as investors have been encouraged by improved recent financial results.
P&G struck back against an activist shareholder who's trying to pry a board seat away from the management team.
Commission-Based Clients Are Going to Leave If Their Advisors Switch to a Lower-Cost, Fee-Only Model
By Rick Kahler via Iris.xyz I recently learned about an unexpected response to the new Department of Labor rule which mandates that all financial advisors and brokers act as fiduciaries (that is, in the best interest of the consumer) when dealing with customers’ retirement plans. This means brokers will be discouraged from selling high fee and…
Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Saturday reached a deal that would allow new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea while limiting President Donald Trump's ability to lift measures aimed at Moscow, news reports said.
Qualcomm, Intel, and Microsoft will give you exposure to the growing smart home market while paying solid dividends.
By Frank Holmes via Iris.xyz Of the 14 commodities we track closely at U.S. Global Investors, wheat rose to take the top spot for the first half of 2017, returning more than 25 percent. The grain was followed closely by palladium—used primarily in the production of catalytic converters—which gained 24 percent. Between the start of the…
What was once seen as being on the fast track may now be relegated to the slow lane.
This factor might make even more of a difference than negotiating a great deal.
Have you ever wondered where all of those cardboard boxes from your online shopping addiction come from? The answer could be your next income investment opportunity.
The company has found a formula for films which helps all its divisions.
6 Biggest Headwinds Facing Women on the Road to Retirement (and What to Do About Them Before You Retire)
How women and men can start planning now to compensate for the unique challenges that women face in retirement.
By SNW Asset Management via Iris.xyz Last week Janet Yellen made her final scheduled semiannual monetary report to Congress and the Senate. Her position as chair expires on February 3, 2018, and President Donald Trump has a team looking for a possible replacement. We will have to wait and see who will next lead the Federal…
With new infrastructure proposals in the United States, these four iron ore companies are poised for a big rest of the year.
Still looking for that salary boost? Here's how to know when enough is enough.
By Dr. Sonu Varghese via Iris.xyz Equity markets continued their strong run in the second quarter of 2017, thanks to the global economy hitting its stride and registering the fastest level of growth in six years. For the first time since 2011, the U.S. is no longer the only shining star as economic momentum picked up…
Social Security is 17 years away from exhausting an estimated $3 trillion in asset reserves.
These tips could get your credit cards working for you.
By Erica Quinn Many millennials struggle to achieve and maintain subsistence-level income. This has resulted in some unfortunate assumptions regarding work ethic and competency. These widely accepted assumptions may be true of certain individuals, as they would about certain individuals in any generation, but overall, the data simply doesn’t support the stereotypes. Millennials now comprise…
New generations of children growing up in a tiny American Indian tribe in Arizona have lost a key way of learning to speak their native language, and it may not be coming back.
The vegan mayonnaise maker wants to jump-start a new food tech that could tackle climate change and industrial farming.
The Penn State board on Friday voted to name a Philadelphia real estate company president as its new chairman and to hit incoming students with higher tuition rates for the coming school year.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: General Electric Co., down 78 cents to $25.91 The industrial company said it expects to only reach the low end of its annual profit forecast range.
___ Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping NEW YORK (AP) — For the back-to-school season, many parents and their kids are thinking green.
New Jersey has become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21. Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed into law Friday a measure that raises the age from 19. Hawaii and California are the only other states where the smoking age is 21.
These two graphics processor companies have battled it out for years in the gaming space. Now they're taking the fight to the artificial intelligence market.
U.S. stocks finished barely lower Friday as energy companies fell with oil prices and a 10-day rally for technology companies came to an end.
U.S. stocks are falling Friday as General Electric stock drops after the company's second-quarter report.