Week in Review

Economics 101: The Price of Gas

The average price of gas in the United States today is approximately $3.25. The question is, why are gas prices not higher than they are? more…

Inmate Count in U.S. Dwarfs Other Nations’

The United States has less than 5 percent of the world’s population. But it has almost a quarter of the world’s prisoners. more…

Disapproval of Bush breaks record

President Bush has set a record he’d presumably prefer to avoid: the highest disapproval rating of any president in the 70-year history of the Gallup Poll. more…

Over 128,000 in Pennsylvania Vote for Freedom

Ron Paul received over 128,000 votes, or 16 percent, in the closed Republican Pennsylvania primary yesterday. Dr. Paul made four stops in the Keystone State during the month of April and spoke to overflow crowds of young people and other passionate supporters. more…

Ubuntu 8.04 Released

The latest Ubuntu release brings the best of open source together on a platform that is here to stay with 3 years of free updates. With hundreds of improvements and the addition of the latest version of Firefox amongst other outstanding applications, more and more users are assessing why Ubuntu wins more and more converts with every release. This tour will help you discover this for your self. more…

DOW Jones Industrials $12,891.86
NASDAQ $2,422.93
Wilshire 5000 $13,990.52
S&P 500 $1,397.84
Gold/oz $889.50
Silver/oz $16.86
Copper/lb $3.91
Oil/bbl (Brent) $116.34
Wheat/bu (CBT) $8.15
Corn/bu $6.07
Rough Rice $24.18
Dollar/Euro 1.5629
Yuan/Dollar ¥7.01
Rupee/Dollar Rs. 40.07
Yen/Dollar ¥104.43
Prime Rate 5.25%
Fed Target Rate 2.25%
2 Year Treasury 2.13%
10 Year Treasury 3.50%
30 Year Treasury 4.38%

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