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It's not the fed
By iwog in Lafayette CA 94549   134 comments, latest 22 minutes ago:
iwog says bgamall4 says One would hope, Iwog, that government would make the consumer agencies stronger, and make sure that laws against aggressive speculation be put into place. What is happening is that the rich...

Who clicks enough internet ads to give Facebook $642 million in 3 months?
By JH in Fullerton CA 92833   27 comments, latest 26 minutes ago:
turtledove says New Renter says turtledove says Flirting with lots of guys to appear more attractive to the one you want. And when he comes around, you have that brief moment where you think you've...

Businesses in Fresno and Merced counties can get special tax breaks
By tvgnus  posted 3 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine State to test incentives in high unemployment areas •  Employers get the credits only when increasing jobs The state of California is going to hand out some tax breaks to employers in Fresno and...

GM's $1.3 billion recall cost wipes out profit
By JH in Fullerton CA 92833   posted 3 hours ago:
General Motors' recall crisis virtually wiped out its profit for the first three months of the year, as it said Thursday that the cost of repairing millions of vehicles would come to $1.3 billion....

U.S. added nearly 245,000 microbusinesses in 2012
By tvgnus  3 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
smaulgld says California gets $800 each from them for corporation tax. People set up corporations to handle odd jobs when they are unemployed. I doubt these stats mean a surge in entrepreneurship

Verge of War: Ukraine's Foreign Minister says "We are Ready to Fight"
By Mish  3 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
lostand confused says thunderlips11 says IE Rentier State for the West with well paid Caretakers/Nabobs. Funny how similar that is to the British empire!!

A $58,000,000 severance
By JH in Fullerton CA 92833   20 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
corntrollio says Rin says Yeah, but typical loser CEOs were in the $10-15M exit strategy category back in yesteryear. Sure, they made out well, despite failing but at least the damage was contained. Well, this...

Survey: Most small business owners optimistic about the economy
By tvgnus  posted 9 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine First time in five years •  The survey results confirm what were hearing in the field For the first time in five years, a majority of small business owners are optimistic about the economy,...

Drill Baby Drill seems to be working
By zzyzzx in Baltimore MD 21230   3 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
zzyzzx says New Renter says Gas is still over $4 per gallon. That's Obama's fault!!!

New report shows American personal income increasing
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
thunderlips11 says According to Wiki (I know, I know): PCE uses substitute goods, and averages about 1/3 less than CPI It does however, include Rent. "Chained" of course, meaning that if your 3-bed in a...

French Telecom Company Does Biggest Junk Bond Sale Ever; AOL Flashback
By Mish  posted 1 day ago:
French Telecom Company Does Biggest Junk Bond Sale in History, $10.9 Billion; Bidding Wars for Junk; Reflections on AOL http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish

New Home Sales Plunge 14.5%; It's Not the Weather; Saxo on Consensus vs Reality
By Mish  posted 1 day ago:
New Home Sales Plunge 14.5%; It's Not the Weather; Steen Jakobsen on Consensus vs. Reality http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish

Einhorn Shorts "Cool Kid" Bubble Tech Stocks
By Mish  posted 1 day ago:
Einhorn Shorts "Cool Kid" Bubble Tech Stocks http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish

Which country has highest median income?
By Vicente in Davis CA 95616   5 comments, latest 1 day ago:
marcus says Yeah, but who has the richest rich people ? And who has the most awesome military ? And who has the most people in prison ? So, we're still exceptional.

China Manufacturing Output and New Orders Contract Once Again
By Mish  posted 1 day ago:
China Manufacturing Output and New Orders Contract Once Again http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish

Why Are You Charging On Credit Cards Again?
By Call it Crazy  56 comments, latest 2 days ago:
jvolstad says I pay 0%. Oh wait, I pay off the balance every month.

Stephen Roach says it's the fed
By Heraclitusstudent  posted 2 days ago:
This is from the ex-Morgan Stanley Chief economist: - "The US has been relying too much on monetary policy" - "We can't keep running our economy on the back of easy money with zero interest...

Inane Step in Wrong Direction: Germany Plans to Lower Retirement Age for Some
By Mish  7 comments, latest 2 days ago:
CaptainShuddup says Nice! So Him and Son can go sleep on Grandpas couch, while he goes and does his Wal-Mart greeter gig, and be the only pulling his weight around there.

ECB Threatens Negative Interest Rates; Mellon Threatens Charging for Deposits
By Mish  posted 2 days ago:
ECB Threatens Negative Interest Rates; Bank of NY Mellon Threatens Charging for Euro Deposits http://globaleconomicanalysis. Mish

Chinese Court Seizes Japanese Ship to Settle WWII Dispute
By Mish  2 comments, latest 3 days ago:
thunderlips11 says And now you know why the USA sided with Argentina and against a Wall Street debt vulture firm with the Liberdad debacle. To seize a warship for debts sets a bad precedence...

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