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MID-DAY UPDATE: GDP revised down

Aug 27, 2010
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stepped up to the podium to kick off a big central bankers' convention in Wyoming. We have one analyst's...
Posted In: China, Federal Reserve, GDP, mid-day update, New Orleans, P-PIP, Toyota, Unmanned vehicles, wheat

MID-DAY UPDATE: Roadblocks and a traffic jam

Aug 24, 2010
Fed officials were divided over the Federal Reserve's decision to buy more government debt Apple has filed a patent to identify jailbreakers, w...
Posted In: apple, Blackberry, China, Federal Reserve, India, job applications, mid-day update, Philadelphia, South Africa, stem cell research

Dudes dressed up as Spiderman at Foxconn anti-suicide rally

Aug 18, 2010
Today is one of those days I just have to go home having not understood the world....
Posted In: China, Foxconn

MID-DAY UPDATE: Goodbye Fannie & Freddie. Hello...?

Aug 18, 2010
... What, exactly? China opens bond market to foreigners -- will yuan finally rise? Facebook to try a service that knows where you are Google's...
Posted In: China, Facebook, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Google, Housing, mid-day update, whiskey, yuan

MID-DAY UPDATE: GM CEO Ed Whitacre stepping down...

Aug 12, 2010
... the company reports $1.3 billion in profits-- IPO to come Car dealers face higher demand with short supply New jobless claims rise again For...
Posted In: bailout, Banks, BP, China, consumer confidence, Dr. Seuss, Ed Whitacre, foreclosures, General Motors, GM, Godfather of Solar, Green Eggs and Ham, lost decade, mid-day update, TARP

MID-DAY UPDATE: Trade deficit widens in June...

Aug 11, 2010
... We're in debt and out of work -- why are we still gobbling imports? Economists underwhelmed by Fed's new plan What caused the flash crash? ...
Posted In: alternative energy, China, Federal Reserve, flash crash, flood, India, mid-day update, oil industry, solar power, spice traders, Toyota, trade deficit, unintended acceleration

China plans $738 billion investment in renewable energy

Aug 9, 2010
Bloomberg is reporting that China will invest 5 trillion yuan (nearly $740 billion) over the next 10 years into renewable energy projects....
Posted In: China, energy, renewable energy, US

MID-DAY UPDATE: Scandal at Hewlett-Packard...

Aug 9, 2010
... Where does the company go from here? Microsoft's "http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/08/09/am-microsoft-fixing-glitches-in-...
Posted In: adult entertainment, China, clean energy, college athletics, Hewlett-Packard, Hp, Microsoft, mid-day update, Monster Patch Tuesday

Foxconn: riddled with controversy, swimming in cash

Jul 12, 2010
The Chinese electronics manufacturer has been in the news a lot in recent: a rash of worker suicides, a wage increase to attract workers in a time...
Posted In: China, Foxconn

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