Posts Tagged ‘the-government’

Treasurys Continue Tumble After Mediocre 10-Year Sale

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Investors hesitantly bought up $21 billion worth of 10-year Treasury notes as the government faces stiffening winds for its debt sales.

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Treasurys Continue Tumble After Mediocre 10-Year Sale

Thursday: GM Debuts; Jobless Claims, Europe in Focus

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

A restructured General Motors rolls out its new stock at the NYSE Thursday, in another unwind of the government’s bailout programs.

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Thursday: GM Debuts; Jobless Claims, Europe in Focus

Is Letting US Housing Market Crash the Only Way to Save It?

Monday, September 6th, 2010

When prices are lower, some experts argue, buyers will pour in, creating the elusive stability the government has spent billions upon billions trying to achieve. The New York Times reports.

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Is Letting US Housing Market Crash the Only Way to Save It?

China’s Economic Growth Slows, as Beijing Intended

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

China’s economic growth slowed to 10.3 percent in the second quarter as the government steered policies back to normal after last year’s record credit surge to counter the global crisis.

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China’s Economic Growth Slows, as Beijing Intended

Cost of Seizing Fannie and Freddie Surges for Taxpayers

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

For all the focus on the historic federal rescue of the banking industry, it is the government’s decision to seize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in September 2008 that is likely to cost taxpayers the most money, reports the New York Times.

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Cost of Seizing Fannie and Freddie Surges for Taxpayers

Housing Plunge After Tax Credit? Maybe, but Short-Lived

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

The retreat in the housing market after the government halted its hefty tax credit should not last long, analysts say, and the market may resume its path to stability.

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Housing Plunge After Tax Credit? Maybe, but Short-Lived

Google: It’s an Internet Titan. But Is That a Bad Thing?

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

The Silicon Valley lawyer who almost single-handedly brought the antitrust weight of the government down on Microsoft is setting his crosshairs on a new target: Google.

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Google: It’s an Internet Titan. But Is That a Bad Thing?

Goldman Earnings May Divert Attention from Fraud Case

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Investors are shifting focus to Goldman Sachs’ potential for huge profits in its Tuesday morning report, which will likely overshadow the government’s civil fraud case against the Wall Street firm.

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Goldman Earnings May Divert Attention from Fraud Case