Nov 29, 2012 The polling firm Gallup has gathered new data on how Americans feel about certain key economic phrases such as free enterprise, capitalism, and federal government.
Nov 28, 2012 The ban means BP will not be able to receive government contracts, loans or grants -- at least for a while.
Nov 26, 2012 Several prominent Republicans are backing away from a pledge made to the anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, which could make 'fiscal cliff' negotiations easier.
Dec 5, 2012 In any mining boom, some people are there to work in it, others are there to supply them. Need a knife in Williston, N.D.? Talk to Bobcat John.
Dec 5, 2012 North Dakota's oil boom has drawn thousands of workers to the state, overwhelming small towns. Rents are sky high. Workers live in barracks called mancamps. And there's not much to do besides work. One promoter brought martial arts fighting to town -- the Williston Basin Blowout.
Nov 19, 2012 The company has started buying its stock to boost its share price and rumors are buzzing the stock purchase is a defensive move to stave off a buyout from a competing firm.
Dec 10, 2012 A boom fueled by hydraulic fracturing of shale should add millions of jobs in the U.S. The question: How long will it last?
Nov 12, 2012 The International Energy Agency is forecasting that the U.S. will become the biggest oil producer in the world within the next decade.
Nov 8, 2012 Despite fickle reputation, the Millennial generation may stay party-loyal.