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  • Economy barely expands in fourth quarter (revisal to earlier report of contraction)

    02/28/2013 8:46:43 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 2/28/13 | Jason Lange
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy barely grew in the fourth quarter although a slightly better performance in exports and fewer imports led the government to scratch an earlier estimate that showed an economic contraction. Another report on Thursday showed a drop in new claims for unemployment benefits last week, adding to a string of data that suggests the economy improved early this year. Gross domestic product expanded at a 0.1 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said, missing the 0.5 percent gain forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll. The growth rate was the slowest since the first quarter...
  • Jamie Dimon: I am (now only) 'barely' a Democrat.. (slams 'anti-Business')

    05/13/2012 6:25:03 AM PDT · by Milagros · 46 replies
    On NBC's Meet The Press,' just now (May 13, 2012: Jamie Dimon said it's not fair to blame 'all banks,' you know of a particular bank that does something wrong go after that specifically. I accept all criticism. I am now "barely a democrat." Asked: 'What do you mean "barely a Democrat," Are you not a Democrat anymore? I mean I am still a Democrat... but BARELY... The current admin. - (environment) very 'anti-Business.' I don't blame the president but the Democrats were much more destructive than the Republicans.
  • CA: Assembly hails Father's Day, barely (HR32)

    06/13/2003 7:18:54 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 189+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 6/13/03 | Jim Sanders
    <p>When it comes to California politics, even Father's Day is partisan.</p> <p>The same Assembly that fought for hours about whether to support U.S. troops when war broke out in Iraq has found a new issue to pit liberals against conservatives.</p>