• Social Security Q&A

    Tribune News Service | Published: Sun, Sep 13, 2015

    Social Security Q&A for Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.

  • #NeverForget: Oklahomans reflect on 14th Anniversary of 9/11

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Sep 11, 2015

    Friday marked the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in  New York and Washington.

  • Sen. Jim Inhofe an 'animal serial killer,' SHARK spokesman says

    BY RANDY KREHBIEL, Tulsa World | Published: Thu, Sep 10, 2015

    U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is an "animal terrorist" and "animal serial killer" whose planned pigeon shoot in southwest Oklahoma this weekend violates state animal abuse laws, self-described animal protection advocate Steve Hindi said Thursday morning in Tulsa. "There are so many things Sen. Inhofe could do for the people of Oklahoma," Hindi said during a press conference outside the Utica Square-area building that houses Inhofe's local office. "Instead, he and his sick, twisted guests are going to blast pigeons." Hindi said Inhofe "says he's a Christian, but he's a Christian in the same way Osama bin Laden claimed to be a Muslim."

  • Business Q&A with Vic Alberts

    BY PAULA BURKES | Updated: Thu, Sep 10, 2015

    President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order requiring private companies who contract with the federal government to provide to their employees up to seven days of paid sick leave a year.

  • Business Q&A with William Bergner

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Wed, Sep 9, 2015

    Be warned, in a joint account, all signors have full access to all the funds, even though only one person has made all the deposits. Any signor can spend and/or withdraw any amount of the money without the other signor’s knowledge or consent.

  • Conduct of coaches questioned in Texas referee incident

    By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press | Updated: Wed, Sep 9, 2015

    ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The governing body for Texas high school sports questioned Wednesday whether the coaches of two football players accused of intentionally ramming a referee should have done more to calm emotions in a tense game. The University Interscholastic League's executive committee heard from local officials on their investigation into the incident involving San Antonio Jay High School. The organization is investigating several allegations, including that the hit was prompted by something an assistant coach said and was preceded by racial slurs from the targeted umpire. The incident was caught on video and sparked national attention and reaction.

  • Berko: Will the Federal Reserve raise rates, and what will that mean for equities?

    By Malcolm Berko | Published: Sun, Sep 6, 2015

    Some wise observers believe that the Federal Reserve will begin to raise interest rates this year, but some equally wise observers believe the Fed won’t raise rates in 2015.

  • Daily business Q&A

    BY PAULA BURKES | Updated: Thu, Sep 3, 2015

    A question and answer session with Courtney K. Warmington.

  • Texas prosecutor: 2nd video has emerged giving 'clear view' of deputies who shot, killed man

    Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A second video has emerged that gives authorities a "very clear view" of a confrontation between deputies and a Texas man who had his hands raised before he was shot and killed, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood described the new video and one broadcast earlier as "disturbing," but cautioned against a rush to judgment as authorities investigate the shooting that killed 41-year-old Gilbert Flores northwest of San Antonio. An initial video recorded by a motorist from some distance was posted online by a San Antonio TV station. It shows Flores outside a residence Friday facing two deputies when he raises his hands — one arm obscured by a utility pole. The deputies

  • Social Security Q&A

    By The Social Security Administration | Published: Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    Social Security Q&A for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.

  • Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

    By Don Mecoy Business Editor | Published: Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle is a weekly look at Oklahoma-based companies' high-performing (eagle) and low-performing (beagle) stocks.

  • Taking Stock: Financial newsletter author Stansberry mostly writes fiction, has had run-ins with regulators

    By Malcolm Berko | Published: Sun, Aug 30, 2015

    Malcolm Berko: Porter Stansberry has gained prominence on Yahoo, but Malcolm Berko points out Stansberry's run-ins with regulators over a get-rich-quick scheme among other troubles.

  • Business Q&A with Mark A. Craige

    BY PAULA BURKES | Updated: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    Oklahoma business Q&A with Mark A. Craige: In the context of a reorganization, bad faith is determined by application of the “classic badges of a bad-faith bankruptcy filing” or what are often referred to as bad faith “factors.”

  • Trade Talk: Avoid probate by creating a trust

    By Paula Burkes Business Writer pburkes@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Aug 27, 2015

    Holding off on creating a trust can needlessly result in probate, writes Paula Burkes.

  • Stocks, oil take wild ride down in volatile day for Wall Street

    By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor awilmoth@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Aug 24, 2015

    Plunge of oil remains bigger concern for Oklahoma than overall stock market's health.

  • Taking Stock: Smart investors forget party politics and vote their pocketbook

    Published: Sun, Aug 23, 2015

    Malcom Berko: Broker's stock market argument declares voters' financial concerns should trump political issues

  • Systematic investing, early start is one key to success

    BY TOM PHILLIPS For The Oklahoman | Published: Sun, Aug 23, 2015

    Tom Phillips: Be systematic with your investment approach. Save money with every paycheck. And start your investment program as soon as possible.

  • Social Security Q&A for Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

    Tribune News Service | Published: Sun, Aug 23, 2015

    What is Supplemental Security Income?

  • Futures File: Falling price of Kansas City wheat shocks traders

    Published: Sun, Aug 23, 2015

    Walt and Alex Breitinger: For wheat traders, Kansas City wheat’s 30-cent discount is especially jarring, as KC is typically valued at 35 cents more than Chicago due to its higher protein content.

  • Daily business Q&A with Nathan Whatley

    BY PAULA BURKES | Updated: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

    A California jury awarded a $186 million verdict to an employee of AutoZone after it found discrimination was involved high-ranking officers in company. She was demoted from her position as a store manager and later terminated after informing her supervisor that she was pregnant.