Okay, maybe not quite, but it was still an amazing day! [more]
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Last Updated: 9:36AM GMT 18 Jan 2009 [more]
I've been on a fairly nice run over the last two weeks (going from about -1250 points to +300 points). That made me curious and so I checked out the hottest players and I'm currently #4 for 7-day and #1 for 30 day. It was kind of fun to see my name at the top of the list, but that's not why I'm writing. I'm writing to thank all of you who have helped me out so much along the way. [more]
Let me make something clear right off the top...THESE ARTICLES ARE NOT PARODIES (like from The Onion or some other site/source)! These are actual articles written by real 'experts' and published in widely circulated media!!! [more]
Not that I'm surprised, but when and where does it stop? Does anyone even have any concept how much 8 TRILLION DOLLARS really is? I didn't think so.Geithner overhauling, expanding bailout
Treasury Secretary nominee Timothy Geithner leading the charge to add aid to local government, small businesses, and homeowners.
Did you ever think you would see a headline like this in the US? Schools fundraise and ask for money all the time...but for toilet paper and light bulbs...are you serious? [more]
I found this Economic Commentary - Don't Know Much About History: The Sequel - written by David Rosenberg from Merrill Lynch on 1/2/09. It's a very compelling/convincing take. It would make Alstry proud!
Here's an interesting (and scary) look at unemployment during the Great Depression vs. unemployment today.
Average Annual Unemployment Rate - Then and Now