Tag Archives: Pension

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    Daily Digest 1/1/11 – Home Prices High, 2011 Forecast, Forever Stamps for USPS

    by DailyDigest

    Saturday, January 1, 2011, 4:00 PM

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    • Home Prices Are Still Too High
    • Pensioner Insolvency Rises Fastest As Baby Boomers Struggle To Pay Off Debts
    • Families £3,000 Worse Off
    • The Only 2011 Forecast With A Bizarro Chance Of Getting It All Correct
    • China Slows As Tightening Start To Bite
    • Forever Stamps Tell Us Much
    • Estonia’s Entry Expands Euro Into Former Soviet Union

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    Daily Digest 12/30 – Pension Bailout Plan, Home Prices Teeter, Gas Prices Up

    by DailyDigest

    Thursday, December 30, 2010, 4:00 PM

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    • Council Unveils Latest Pension Bailout Plan (Pittsburgh)
    • Pensions Issue Overshadows USPS Outlook For 2011
    • Home Prices Teeter on a Double Dip
    • Retirement Plans Put State In Financial Bind (North Carolina)
    • Gas Prices Heading Up From 3 Dollars
    • Blackouts, Petrol Shortage And Cash Woes As New Year’s Approaches (Argentina)
    • Gramley Says Plosser, Fisher May Dissent From Fed Ease Plan

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    Daily Digest 12/8 – Treasury Spike After Tax Deal, Unemployment Insurance Rate Rises, World Oil Supply Crisis

    by saxplayer00o1

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 4:00 PM

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    • Tax Cuts Could Hurt Moody’s U.S. Rating: Report
    • Treasury Yields Spike After Tax Deal
    • New York State Pension $71 Billion Underfunded, Empire Center Report Says
    • Social Security Fund Can Weather Tax Break
    • Florida’s 2011-12 Budget Outlook Getting Gloomier
    • Unemployment Insurance Rate To Rise (Nevada)

    • Increases In Unemployment Insurance Rate Could Impact Small Businesses (Utah)

    • Nys Public Pension Costs Will Double In 5 Years: Report
    • Top Pension Schemes Facing Funding Shortfall ‘Soars By 50 Per Cent’ (UK)
    • City Oks $67 Million Budget, Ends Trash Pickup At 450 Properties (Poughkeepsie)
    • Fight Brews Over Houston Budget, Furloughs
    • Greenlight’s Einhorn Says Global Sovereign Debt Crisis Looms

    • Higher Gas Prices Mean Cuts For Some Shoppers
    • World Faces Oil Supply Crisis – Iran Opec Chief
    • Governor To Call Emergency Session (Washington)
    • ECB Said to Be Buying Irish, Portuguese, Greek Government Securities Today


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    Daily Digest 11/29 – EU Stocks Slip, France to Seize Pension Funds, Kraft Challenges Starbucks

    by DailyDigest

    Monday, November 29, 2010, 5:00 PM

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    • Stocks Slip in Europe Following Details of Irish Aid
    • Mauldin: Recessions Are on the Margin
    • Germany Faces its Awful Choice as Spain Wobbles
    • Following Hungary And Ireland, France Is Next To Seize Pension Funds
    • Financial Contagion Could Spread to “Core” Eurozone Countries and the U.S.
    • Kraft Challenges Starbucks Attempt to End Agreement
    • Return of Estate Tax Looms as Final Impediment to Extending Bush Tax Cuts

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    Daily Digest 11/17 – California Defaults on Debt, Act Fast on Medicare, Rare Earth Supply Squeeze

    by DailyDigest

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 4:00 PM

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    • California Will Default On Its Debt, Says Chris Whalen
    • Bush-era tax Deal Could Include Jobless Benefits
    • Scottsdale Sees 155% Increase in Pension Costs in 5 Years
    • Irish Crisis, Contagion Fears Loom over EU Meeting
    • Tax-Exempts Tumble as California Sells $10 Billion: Muni Credit
    • China Plans Price Controls to Tackle Food Inflation
    • Geithner says Confident Euro can Survive
    • Ireland Crisis Could Cause EU Collapse, Warns President
    • As Hunger Persists in America, Food Security Might be Harder to Achieve
    • Doctors: Congress should Act Fast on Medicare Pay
    • Medicaid Asking for More Money for this Year and Next
    • Ky. gov looks to Private Sector to Manage Medicaid
    • Mississippi Governor Spreads the Pain in Proposed Budget Cuts
    • Loss of Stimulus Cash to Hurt State
    • States left without Easy Answers on Medicaid
    • Auto Industry Fears Rare Earth Supply Squeeze
    • Rare-earth Crisis Sparks Quest for Alternative Motors

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    Daily Digest – December 9

    by saxplayer00o1

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009, 3:48 PM

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    • MDOT warns money running out for Michigan roads
    • Social Security’s Grim Milestone: Half a Year in the Red
    • New Jersey may double unemployment tax and increase other taxes
    • State unemployment tax on businesses to triple (Texas)
    • Florida borrowing $300 million per month for unemployment
    • Calpers Real-Estate Holdings Decline 30% During First Quarter
    • Moody’s downgrades Illinois debt ratings
    • Hunger, Family Homelessness On Rise In U.S. Cities
    • Job Openings in U.S. Decreased by 80,000 in October, Labor Says
    • Extended Unemployment Benefits Automatically End (Indiana)
    • Concord Cuts Xmas Tree Funding because of the Great Recession (Video)
    • LA schools OK 5,000 job cuts in last resort budget
    • County’s sales tax revenue lower than expected (San Diego)
    • LA city budget outlook bleak, Council committees propose police cuts
    • Bernanke Low Rates ‘Poison’ to U.S. Economy, Xie Says

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    Daily Digest – August 25

    by Davos

    Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 2:52 PM

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    • Here Comes THE JUDGE!
    • And There Goes Rare Metal (H/T Mike Pilat)
    • King/Grayson Interview (Audio, H/T Inverstorzzo)
    • Ordinary Americans Saw The Current Downturn Coming Well Before The Experts Did
    • Two Beers with Steve Episode 18 – The Pension Pulse
    • Interactive Credit Map (Link on page)
    • Barry Ritholtz (Video)
    • The 3:30 Ramp Visualized, Courtesy Of JPM’s ETF Desk (Chart on page)
    • The Jon Stewart (Video)
    • Boston Fed On The Panic Of 1907 (or is that 2008?)
    • Dr. Marc Faber Interview on King World … (Audio on page)
    • Stephen Meister on the State of Commercial Real Estate … (Video on page)

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    Daily Digest – August 17

    by Davos

    Monday, August 17, 2009, 2:37 PM

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    • Welfare State (H/T DrKirbyLuv)
    • 1 of about 500 reasons why we work until August 12 for the government (Seen on MarketTicker)
    • Why “Normal” WILL NOT Return (Video)
    • Consequences be damned . . .
    • ICN, Video (H/T iDoctor)
    • Elizabeth Warren (Video, H/T Fujisan)
    • www.COP.Senate.gov (Warren’s full report)
    • Belated Sunday Funnies
    • Real Estate with Jim the Realtor (Video)
    • United States Postal Servcie Health Pension DEFAULT!
    • U.S. Banking crisis just BEGINNING
    • End of the Recession – Closed Monday’s

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    Daily Digest – Feb 4

    by Davos

    Wednesday, February 4, 2009, 1:14 AM

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    • IBM Offers To Move Laid Off Workers To India
    • President Obama to water down ‘Buy American’ plan after EU trade war threat 
    • California Pension Funds Close To Bankruptcy
    • California issues IOUs instead of cheques
    • Hundreds line up for days for Miami firefighter positions 
    • U.S. Property Owners Lost $3.3 Trillion in Home Value 
    • Ford US sales plunge 40 pct., Toyota down 32 pct.
    • GM (GM) January Sales: Odds Of Chapter 11 Go Way Up
    • Chart, Auto Sales
    • Chart, US Vehicle Sales
    • Chart, New Home Sales
    • Pending Home Sales… Foreclosure Boom (Chart in article)
    • Chart, Homeowner Vacancy Rate
    • U.S. Home Ownership Rate Falls to 7-Year Low 
    • Funny Colbert Report Video 
    • U.S. Dollar 
    • Treasury to Outline Bank Plan Next Week 
    • The Economy and the Future of Health Care (Hat Tip Christopher Peters) 

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