Daily Archives: February 6, 2009

Job Loss Chart: What 3.6 Million Jobs Lost Over 13 Months Looks Like

SOURCE Thanks to Wizcon for sending me the link to this.

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Breaking News: Senators Reach $780 billion stimulus deal

I’ll post more details about the bill as they become available. Senators Reach $780 Billion Stimulus Deal as Jobs Vanish By CARL HULSE and DAVID M. HERSZENHORN 3 minutes ago Democrats succeeded, after a long day of private negotiations, in … Continue reading

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Senators near deal on stimulus

It’s really time to put partisanship aside and for the House and Senate to come up with an economic stimulus plan that will in fact stimulate the economy.   Will this particular package work?  We don’t know, but we do know … Continue reading

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Rep. Ackerman on Madoff Fraud

Rep. Gary Ackerman, D.New York 5th District, grills the SEC at the Wednesday Financial Services subcommittee hearing, “Assessing the Madoff Ponzi Scheme and Regulatory Failures.” Ackerman blasts Lori A. Richards, SEC Director of Compliance, Linda Thomsen, SEC Enforcement Director, or … Continue reading

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598,000 Jobs Lost in January; Rate Hits 7.6%

The country finds itself  in a downward spiral that is self-perpetuating.  The more jobs lost the less money consumers spend and thus more jobs are lost. It’s important that we all realize the severity of the problem and deal with … Continue reading

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Man who froze over $1K in unpaid bills had $600K

This is a bizarre story as well as a sad story.  I wonder why Schur didn’t pay his electric bill….it obviously wasn’t because he didn’t have the money.  It’s a shame that someone didn’t check on him before things came … Continue reading

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