Popular beliefs propelled gold to unjustifiably high prices, says Duke University professor Campbell Harvey, who co-wrote “The Golden Dilemma.” Campbell says the arguments to own gold do not hold up to scientific scrutiny and the “real” price of gold is still far below market levels.
This year’s predominant flu strain is influenza A, H3N2, an especially nasty virus. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, explains how it makes you sick and how you can avoid it.
If defense analyst Todd Harrison is right, a staggering 791,000 Defense Department workers could be furloughed when sequestration —deep and immediate spending cuts — goes into effect in March. Harrison says the recent fiscal cliff deal in Congress actually makes these cuts more likely to happen.
The housing market may be showing some signs of recovery but many Americans are struggling with a new reality – buying a home is out of reach. Instead, they’re renting and they’ll likely do so for years to come. It’s a trend that’s rapidly pushing up rental prices across the country.