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Show me the money...

Dec 3, 2008
Looking to get yourself a chunk of the bailout? Wondering how to go about it? Vanity Fair's Bruce Feirstein has the form you need to fill out.
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Pink slips

Dec 3, 2008
Corporate layoffs have been fast and furious, more than a million so far this year. Last month alone the rate of job cuts at U.S. firms was the...
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Goldman Sachs as online bank

Dec 3, 2008
Goldman Sachs could raise money as an Internet bank to cushion the firm against a possible 2 billion dollar loss. Here's the story.
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GM vs. Toyota

Dec 2, 2008
Part of the Detroit bailout debate has been whether GM, in particular, has too many brands....
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Showdown for the showroom

Dec 2, 2008
The Big Three are facing pressure to close the sale today on a federal bailout. Top brass will deliver turnaround business plans to Congress in...
Posted In: Big Three, carmakers, Detroit
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Random recession note...

Dec 1, 2008
Scroll down to the end of the NBER announcement on the recession, to where they list the members of the business cycle dating committee and you'll...
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In case you've been wondering...

Dec 1, 2008
The group that gets to decide these kinds of things, the National Bureau of Economic Research, announced today that we're officially in a recession...
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Two charts...

Nov 26, 2008
One to help you wrap your heads around how much we've all got invested in the bailout pie....
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How bad is it at General Motors?

Nov 25, 2008
Pretty bad, apparently....
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The Whiteboard: How credit cards become asset-backed bonds

Nov 25, 2008
Mortgages aren't the only financial instruments that get turned into securities. Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how companies make...
Posted In: asset-backed bonds, Credit Cards, whiteboard

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When the coal layoffs trickle down

My great grandfather started in the coal mines of Southwestern Virginia in 1936 during a time when logging companies such as W.M. Ritter were...

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The loaded meaning behind 'What do you do?'

A great passage from Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil:

“If you go to Atlanta, the first question people ask you is, "What'...

LLB's picture

When being cheap isn't worth it

Every time I try to fix my bike, I make the problem worse and have to go to the bike shop anyway. It doesn't matter how many books and...

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The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...