Uncommon Money News (Vol 41)
|December 19, 2008||Posted by Roshawn Watson under Uncategorized|
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US homes lose of $2 trillion dollars in value in 2008
“Home prices have been hit hard, yet there is still no end in sight to the foreclosure crisis”
Scathing NY times article on Wall Street excess: On Wall Street, the bonuses, not profits are real
Goldman Sachs takes $10 Billion while decreasing their US taxes by 33%.
$700 Billion Bailout Celebrated With Lavish $800 Billion Executive Party (“I enjoyed this one. Here’s a quote “”It’s never ideal for private corporations to rely on public funding, but we would not have been able to survive another week without letting loose and throwing this massive bash,” Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain)
Suddenly I feel financially saavy
Dirty jobs (OK, I do not think this one is suppose to be funny, there is a certain humor about bragging about castrating a lamb with your teeth)
Auto bailout approved: Automakers to get $17.4 billion (POW)
Entertainment Money News
Music sales this week(guess who’s number 1 again)
Dennis Quaid settles with Cedars over Twins OD
Offbeat Money News
Want to know the next “cool” online savings tools
Is cybersquatting illegal? (Earlier this year, we reported on Kathy Griffin lawsuit over kathygriffin dot com; this article discusses key issues)
How a family of seven lives on $44,000 per year (We all have some things to learn from these guys)
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