Scaling a $9.5 Trillion Debt Wall

Companies still have a little time before they must pay down the bulk of $9.5 trillion of debt maturing in the next five years. That’s the good news. But it’s not getting any easier for these corporations to borrow, at least not in the U.S. In fact, many of these obligations are becoming harder and more expensive to repay at a time when companies face a...

Did Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz wait too long?

Marco is street-fighting with Donald Trump. Before, the only candidate he was worried about was Ted Cruz. He did not take Trump’s candidacy seriously. Maybe the same can be said to a lesser extent of Ted Cruz. But at least Cruz spent the time building a ground game and a superb social media effort. Cruz has tried to elevate the debates to questions of...

State Department Misplaced $6B Under Hillary Clinton

The State Department misplaced and lost some $6 billion due to the improper filing of contracts during the past six years, mainly during the tenure of former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, according to a newly released Inspector General report.

Utah Arts Festival Runs Through This Sunday

The 2013 Utah Arts Festival runs through Sunday, and features sights and sounds the whole family will enjoy. This year, the festival includes food, urban art, street theater, film, dance, music, literary events, kids’ activities, visual arts and more. For a complete schedule of events, click go to

Israel prepared for ‘significant expansion’ of Gaza operation

Israel was prepared to substantially broaden its operation in the Gaza strip, the country’s prime minister said on Sunday as its military planes continued to bomb targets in Gaza City. “The Israel Defense Forces have attacked more than 1,000 terror targets in the Gaza Strip,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a cabinet meeting....