Thursday, January 22, 2009

Interesting Reading-Thursday

What if Uncle Sam Takes Over Your Bank? I still can't believe that its come to this.

The DIY Stimulus Package. Good article, as always, from Brett Arends.

Obama Inauguration Sets Record for Private Jets. "Of course, flying private to a celebration of a populist, pro-environment President is a bit like the Detroit execs jetting to Washington for bailout money. How do you call for social responsibility after touching down in a $40 million, gas-guzzling Gulfstream?"

Small Investors Shun Big Brokers to do it Themselves. This is one of the major trends I see emerging from this whole fiasco. Companies like Charles Schwab should really benefit.

Diving Consumer Demand Hits Technology Firms. We knew Nokia would post weaker numbers, but Microsoft? That's what shook the market today.

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