1. myp

    Jobless rate drops to 8.5%

    Nonfarm payrolls increased by 200,000 beating economist expectations of 150,000. The unemployment rate dropped from 8.7% to 8.5%. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/06/us-usa-economy-idUSTRE7BM0AB20120106
  2. M

    American Congress drops the bailout ball.

    I think Congress has really dropped the ball with these bailout bills. The first round, with AIG was a travesty. And after it became apparent they had fouled it up, and many members admitted they had fouled it up, they continued to drop the ball with the auto industry. And this week they...