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Stocks briefly pared their losses after a report showed improvement in the service sector.
After the long Independence Day weekend, futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street as second thoughts about the U.S. economy's recovery spooked investors after last week's worse-than-expected nonfarm payrolls numbers.
The worst thing I heard yesterday was the snare-and-delusion proposal announced by Vice President Biden. Apparently, Joe Biden wants to create a new government council to help laid-off autoworkers who are supposed to transition to solar, wind, and biotech industries. Huh? Are you kidding me?
I reported, you voted, and the overwhelming winner of last week's "Call of Shame" is the SEC. You also emailed.
Here's the latest movie parody invoking Bernie Madoff. The folks at ParodyFilms.tv have taken an Oscar favorite and turned it into - well, the title alone...
The last thing we need is another master of the universe who feels like the rules of the moral code do not apply to him, says Jerry Bowyer.
Turnover at the top, presents an unique opportunity and set of challenges for a new leader to deal with, and managing the transition is the first step to ensuring success in any executive role. Fortunately, there's one fairly high-profile transition going on right under our noses, with the new guy and his team set to finally take the reins on Tuesday.
Today is your last day to vote for Best New Name for "Morgan Stanley Smith Barney" - AND - Who has the best teeth - America, the choice is yours.
Vice-President elect Joe Biden had a strange press conference today where he spoke about the Obama stimulus plan. Larry Summers also spoke. Nothing new was said, but it was all very gloom and doom on the economy.
With President-elect Barack Obama's team scrambling to shape a massive new economic stimulus package, Vice President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday ruled out pet projects and special interest spending.
Individual states across the country are being hit by the recession and credit crisis. President-elect Barack Obama, Vice President-elect Joe Biden and other prominent political figures address the challenges facing individual states, as well as the country.
Democrats won a number of key seats in building a larger and more formidable majority in Congress.
Amidst it all, it can be quite easy to miss a simple fact: since the start of the primaries, Barack Obama and John McCain have been interviewing for a job.
Election Day is only two weeks away, and as John McCain and Barack Obama make their final pitches to “close the deal” with voters, a stunning new ATI-News/Zogby poll shows a clear majority of undecided voters disagree with Obama’s plan for wealth redistribution in America.
The day after a political debate it seems appropriate to examine just what this presidential campaign means for the TV biz. First, to the debate itself, in which both candidates spent quite a bit of time addressing the plummeting stock market and the financial meltdown, which also surely drove viewers to tune in.
The McCain and Obama presidential campaigns traded accusations of mudslinging Monday in the wake of new ads dredging up infamous events from 20, 30, even 40 years ago.
Many Americans watching the vice presidential candidates' debate agreed that Gov. Sarah Palin's performance exceeded their generally low expectations. Whether she did well enough against Sen. Joe Biden is another matter.
The Vice Presidential debate tonight will likely be one of the most watched ever, often eclipsing the buzz of the presidential debates, Intrade has created a contract measuring which presidential candidate will receive more of a bump from tonight's debate (www.intrade.com).
I sure hope Sarah Palin talks at some length about drilling in tonight’s debate with Sen. Joe Biden. Palin is an energy expert. And if she is unleashed she can score major points against her opponent, who has opposed every expansion of oil, gas, and nuclear down through the years
If the markets and the election want to make you tear your hair out...here's a much better alternative: laugh. First off--politics. I highly recommend the latest edition of "National Review", where Rob Long, who used to write for "Cheers", has an "article" on suggested reading for pre-teen girls.