Government, Politics and the Economy
Stimulus Plan: Where are the Jobs?
That is the $787 billion question: Where is all that government stimulus money, and why hasn't it stemmed the rising tide of US unemployment? BusinessWeek.com
Second Stimulus: Democrats Split
Democrats in Congress are divided over whether to push for more deficit spending to end the recession and stem job losses, complicating the possibility of a second stimulus bill. Bloomberg.com
Management and Operations
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Government and Economy
Obama Takes Office, Saying Choose 'Hope Over Fear'
Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasped the reins of power as America's first black president on Tuesday, saying the nation must choose "hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord" to overcome the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
Wall Street Falls Amid Increasing Banking Worries
The dawn of the Obama presidency could not rouse Wall Street from its worries over the banking industry's mounting problems as investors continued to sell and the major indexes drop... [Read Full Article]