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  • Wall Street Roundup: Disappointing domestic data, Lehman versus J.P. Morgan

     
    Disappointing domestic data -- The U.S. economy grew less than expected in the first three months of the year (3%), while the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits went down less than expected. Good news from China -- China......
  • Movie Review: Despicable Me

     
    A conventional “Grinch grows a heart” tale rendered with an unconventional blast of anarchy, Despicable Me is a 3D cartoon comedy of whiplash-quick laughs, funny punch lines and a wickedly gimmicky appreciation for 3D. It's no Toy Story -- 1,...
  • New Haven's PaperG Helps Clients Post Web Ads On The Cheap

    New Haven's PaperG Helps Clients Post Web Ads On The Cheap
    In late 2007, just before the great American financial meltdown began in earnest, Victor Wong turned down a summer job at a major New York investment bank to fire up a tiny enterprise of his own. For good measure, he dropped out of Yale, too. The bank...
  • Asian stock markets plunge after Wall Street falls

    Asian stock markets plunge after Wall Street falls
    The steep decline in U.S. stocks sent Asian stock markets tumbling sharply Tuesday as investors were rattled by concerns over an expanding global financial crisis. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index fell 4.8 percent to 11,632.99, falling under than...
  • Post-college job plans

    Post-college job plans
    Suzanne Block isn't basking in the insulating embrace of college as she waits the eight weeks until her May 9 graduation from Lake Forest College. When she's not in class or studying, she's scanning online job sites, sending out résumés and cold-...
  • The Chapter 11 solution

    The Chapter 11 solution
    Today's topic: Would we be better or worse off now if the government had let General Motors and Chrysler slip into bankruptcy? Complete Dust-Up: Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3 Chapter 11 for GM and Chrysler would make Lehman seem like a party Point: Dean...
  • Money Market accounts: Are they safe?

    Bill, Are Money Market accounts safe now? Are they FDIC insured? I thought I heard that WA MU money market accts. are lost???? How about Bank of America? Linda Mineral It's a very good question, Linda, especially in light of these tumultuous economic...
  • Houston Shows Doing Well Despite Recession

    Seems like old times: despite economy, Houston theatre selling tickets. The experts say we haven't seen an economy like this since the Great Depression. And for some people involved in local theatre and entertainment that may be a good thing. Ticket...
  • Banking turmoil sends a shudder through Wall Street; Dow suffers biggest point drop since 2001

    NEW YORK (AP) - The upheaval in the American financial system sent shock waves through the stock market Monday, producing the worst day on Wall Street in seven years as investors digested the failure of one of its most venerable banks and wondered which...
  • Wall Street meltdown may swamp all New Yorkers

    The crisis that wiped out the venerable Lehman Brothers and left two others financial giants struggling for life threatens to cascade across all sectors of city life, from the restaurant business to the pace of rebuilding at the World Trade Center,...
  • Stocks Tumble As Bailout Plan Fails In House

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street's worst fears came to pass Monday, when the government's financial rescue plan failed in Congress and stocks plunged precipitously -- hurtling the Dow Jones industrials down nearly 7 percent. The almost 780-point decline was...