Archive for August 22, 2011

(CNN) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will unveil a jobs plan in September, the former Massachusetts Gov. announced Monday. The September 6 event in Nevada coincides with an expected speech from the president after Labor Day, where administration officials have said he will map out his plan to improve the economy. The president's plan is said to include an extension of the payroll tax cut passed in January as well as spending on … Read More

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The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Compiled by Greg Clary WASHINGTON/POLITICAL For the latest political news: CNN: Rove's Palin prediction Karl Rove predicted Sunday that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is likely to run for president and will make her decision known soon. Rove, the former top political adviser to President George W. Bush and co-fo … Read More

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by Ellen Brown Featured Writer Dandelion Salad August 18, 2011 What just happened in the stock market? Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose or fell by at least 400 points for four straight days, a stock market first. The worst drop was on Monday, 8-8-11, when the Dow plunged 624 points. Monday was the first day of trading after US Treasury bonds were downgraded from AAA to AA+ by Standard and Poor’s. But the roller coast … Read More

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