User: newstrust Topic: US Economy
Category: Recession
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The construction site called Saudi Arabia 20.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
In a massive city of steel at the edge of the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia is trying to move beyond oil to become an industrial power.
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Too Late To the Downturn 20.1.2008 Washington Post: Op-Eds
So where were all the politicians who are now saying "Hurry up! Fix it!" about the looming recession, back when the economic mess was brewing? You know the answer. Most of them were focusing on other issues. And now that the slowdown has begun, it may be too late to blunt some of its effects.
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Pump-Priming the Economy 20.1.2008 NY Times: Editorials
An economic stimulus plan that excludes the 45 million families who need relief the most is an inadequate relief plan.
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Foreigners buy record US stakes 20.1.2008 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Last May, a Saudi Arabian conglomerate bought a Massachusetts plastics maker. In November, a French company established a new factory in Adrian, Mich., adding 189 automotive jobs to an area accustomed to layoffs. In December, a British company bought a New Jersey maker of cough syrup...

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Hardball: Cramer says the economy is bad and DC won’t admit it 20.1.2008 Crooks Liars
 Download (452) | Play (591)    Download (326) | Play (282)  (h/t Heather) Chris Matthews brings on Mad Money’s Jim Cramer to rant on about the state of the economy, the ridiculousness of Bush’s proposed stimulus plan and why the politicos in DC (both in the administration and on the campaign trail) are missing the looming crisis in a big way. MATTHEWS:  [...]
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Ways of weathering the downturn 20.1.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
Twin Cities investment experts have their own game plans for dealing with a recession, if indeed we're in one.
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And just like that, it's the economy, silly 20.1.2008 Star Tribune: Commentary
You can learn a lot, perhaps to your dismay, by what the candidates say.
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Despite Recession Fears, VC Investments Show Confidence in Hot, New Ideas 20.1.2008 Wired Top Stories
Venture capital investments in U.S. startups climb to a six-year high of $29.4 billion in 2007, raising hope that ample money will still be available to back promising new ideas even if the staggering economy falls into a ...
Ways of weathering the downturn 20.1.2008 Star Tribune: Business
Twin Cities investment experts have their own game plans for dealing with a recession, if indeed we're in one.
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Thinking Twice About That $400 Handbag 20.1.2008 NY Times: Business
Losing the luxury to pretend we’re rich, one handbag at a time.
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This Time, Rate Cuts May Not Be a Panacea 20.1.2008 NY Times: Business
The recent bleak returns on Wall Street have prompted many investment advisers to prescribe the same bromide: switch to defensive stocks and cut back on bonds.
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A Recession’s Impact Is All in the Timing 20.1.2008 NY Times: Business
Does the timing of a recession really matter? If you’re an equity investor, it does.
Burned but Bullish at Citigroup 20.1.2008 NY Times: Business
Despite, the market’s recent plunges, Tobias Levkovich, the chief United States equity strategist at Citigroup, remains optimistic for gains in 2008.
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Stimulus Plan No Cure for Ailing Economy 20.1.2008 Truthout.com
Writing for McClatchy Newspapers, Kevin G. Hall says, "The economic growth package being prepared by President Bush and Congress may help ease the sting of an economic downturn or soften the blow of a recession, but it won't fix the deeper structural problems that are menacing the economy."
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CBS News: Romney Wins Nevada Caucuses 20.1.2008 WCCO: National
CBS News estimates that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will win the Nevada Republican caucuses. The Nevada Democratic caucuses are just beginning the process.
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Taking the macro view of microeconomics 19.1.2008 International Herald Tribune: Business
Whether or not the United States slips into recession - and takes other economies with it - investors need to prepare for a future of slower growth, economists and investment strategists agree.
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Morris residents make plans for possible one-time rebate boost 19.1.2008 The Daily Record: Local
Is an extra $800 in your pocket enough to change the course of the ailing economy?
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Stimulating Talk, Redux 19.1.2008 Newsweek Top Stories
Washington will stimulate the economy by enacting pet agendas in the name of recovery from a perhaps nonexistent recession.
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Bernanke Takes Tougher Tone 19.1.2008 Washington Post
analysis | After months of criticism, Fed Chairman takes a more assertive approach.
Should the Federal Reserve Aggressively Cut the Fed-Funds Target Rate? 19.1.2008 Red State
I just happened to be listening to one of RedState's friends, Larry Kudlow. He has a Saturday-morning talk show on WABC-radio here in New York City. He has a lot of intelligent things to say about the potential policy responses we can make to the current economic situation, most of which I agree with. He does recommend that the Federal Reserve aggressively reduce short-term interest rates. It's taken me longer than some people to come around to this point of view (the only-marginally sane Jim Cramer has been howling about this since August.) Keep reading... Expectations are widespread that the Fed's Open Market Committee will announce another 50-basis point cut in the Fed funds target rate at their next scheduled meeting on ...
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