Scots will be worse off if they vote for independence. It's not good economics -- and not much else is at stake.
Terrorism feeds on systemic flaws in the global economy.
Heath care spending waste and abuse exceeds the entire defense budget.
As the economy slows, the jobs report disappoints.
The jobs picture remains poor thanks to self-dealing in Washington.
Burger King's planned acquisition of Tim Horton's is driven by business considerations, but U.S. tax policies are behind its decision to set up Canadian headquarters.
Even at record highs, stocks are still a good bet for ordinary investors.
When taxes and enforcement become too tough, companies and people vote with their feet.
An improving GDP has not lowered unemployment for ordinary Americans.
There's a case for the S&P 500 Index hitting 2500.