Daily Intel

Apr 20, 2014 | 12:20 AM
Allure of vast oil reserves buried deep in Monterey Shale
To reach the crude using conventional methods requires oil companies to drill far-deeper wells, and more of them — a prohibitively expensive undertaking. Companies are busily drilling test wells, using various fracking and acidization techniques in...
Apr 20, 2014 | 12:20 AM
How to overcome bad decisions buying funds | Chuck Jaffe
The problem here isn’t funds, however, so much as human nature, but since a prominent study shows that basic investor behaviors aren’t changing, it’s time that fund investors figured out how to make the best of their bad thoughts.
Apr 20, 2014 | 12:20 AM
Seattle port commissioners tour Tacoma, talk peace
Tacoma and Seattle ports successfully sought antitrust immunity from the Federal Maritime Commission to begin those talks and information sharing as they moved to halt the erosion of their North American market share.
Apr 20, 2014 | 12:20 AM
Complex ownership history behind U.S. plane seen in Iran
Buffeted by questions about why an American plane was in Tehran, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said the plane had been used to transport top Ghanaian officials as part of a broader push to expand cooperation between the two countries.
Apr 19, 2014 | 11:19 PM
Wal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business. In a statement emailed to The Associated Press, Western Union said, Our retail product and service offerings today are...
Apr 19, 2014 | 10:19 PM
Iran proposes limiting plutonium production
Iranian state television quoted Vice President Ali Akbar Salehi as saying that Iran has proposed to redesign the Arak plant to produce one-fifth of the plutonium initially planned for it.
Apr 19, 2014 | 8:19 PM
Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6M cards
NEW YORK (AP) — Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach. Michaels' report comes as many shoppers...
Apr 19, 2014 | 4:19 PM
Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review
People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding...
Apr 19, 2014 | 10:19 AM