communism

Karl Marx Credit Cards Prove a Hit in Eastern Germany

Two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, some eastern Germans are once again carrying images of Karl Marx: The face of the man who foretold the end of capitalism and the triumph of communism is now being emblazoned on a popular bank credit card.

Daily Blogwatch: Is Facebook Worth $50 Billion?

Among Tuesday's best Web stories for investors: myths about China's communist party, food stocks that could be poised to double this year, tips for making your own viral video and funny financial predictions for 2011.

Cuba to Lay Off 500,000 Government Workers

Cuba%u2019s government plans to lay off nearly 500,000 workers in the biggest economic changes the country has seen in decades. Cuban officials including Raul Castro have warned for years that the government cannot continue to subsidize all areas of Cuban life, and that some government workers were superfluous.

Where's MY bailout?

I've been against the whole concept of "government bailouts" of private businesses from the start. The theory was that we, as consumers, needed the...