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Philadelphia Refinery to Shut Down After Devastating Explosion and Fire

Philadelphia Refinery to Shut Down After Devastating Explosion and Fire

Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to shut refinery after devastating mid-June explosion and fire, mayor confirms.

Japan's Market Guardedness Lifted by Naming of New Era

Japan's Market Guardedness Lifted by Naming of New Era

The Japanese people are looking forward with optimism to the Reiwa age.

What Are Price Ceilings and How Do They Impact Me?

What Are Price Ceilings and How Do They Impact Me?

Price ceilings, while well-intentioned, often do more harm than good when implemented in supply and demand markets.

It's Hurricane Season: A Stark Reminder That You May Need Flood Insurance

It's Hurricane Season: A Stark Reminder That You May Need Flood Insurance

As the East Coast prepares for the arrival of Hurricane Florence, it is a scary reminder that we need to prepare yet again for Mother Nature. Far too many people still get caught off guard and just don't think about buying flood insurance. Give us 60 seconds and we'll tell you why you should consider it.

The Next Big Crisis: Drinking Water

The Next Big Crisis: Drinking Water

Forget oil. The next global crisis will come out of your tap, and for billions of people, it has already begun.

Week Ahead: Wall Street Looks to Jobs Report as North Korea Meeting Less Certain

Week Ahead: Wall Street Looks to Jobs Report as North Korea Meeting Less Certain

Market movers will return from a long weekend to no shortage of events. Here's what you need to know.

Most Popular Home Renovations and How to Pay for Them

Most Popular Home Renovations and How to Pay for Them

Homeowners want finished basements and decks, but they'd get better returns from stone veneer and garage doors. When your home equity is footing the bill, choose home improvements wisely.

What Infrastructure Does the U.S. Really Need?

What Infrastructure Does the U.S. Really Need?

Democrats have proposed their own version of an infrastructure bill. But America needs a 21st Century perspective on what to build.

Rhesus Monkeys in Florida Could Spread Killer Herpes Virus to Humans

Rhesus Monkeys in Florida Could Spread Killer Herpes Virus to Humans

Academics are urging Florida's wildlife agency to consider the monkeys a public health concern.

2018 Resolutions? Learn About Bitcoin and Max Out Your 401k

2018 Resolutions? Learn About Bitcoin and Max Out Your 401k

Resolutions are often made to be broken -- so consider these some "suggestions" to help create a fiscally, physically and mentally successful 2018.