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2010

News
  1. -08-14-10 Auto Industry Recovering (New York Times)
      "After a dismal period of huge losses and deep cuts that culminated in the Obama administrationís bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, the gloom over the American auto industry is starting to lift." 08-10

  2. Time's 10 Worst Bosses (Time.com)
      "On Oct. 16, America celebrated National Boss Day. In honor of this under-the-radar holiday, TIME takes a look at some of the nation's most egregiously bad chief execs." 10-10

Papers
  1. -How Lobbyists Shaped Financial Reform Bill (Time.com)
      "Complexity is the modern lobbyist's greatest ally. Three lobbyists showed me three different proposals for rewording what may be the bill's biggest-money section: a provision in the Senate version that would force the five major banks that do most of the country's trillions of dollars of trading in derivatives ó and make nearly $23 billion a year doing so-to spin off those operations. Even holding the dueling paragraphs side by side by side, I found it difficult on first read to appreciate the differences. But with some pointers from the lobbyists, it was clear that billions in profits depended on the variations in this nearly impenetrable language." 07-10

  2. U.S. Spent Tiny Fraction of Foreclosure Prevention Program (MSNBC News)
      "When the Obama administration launched its flagship foreclosure prevention program in early 2009, it pledged to spend up to $50 billion helping struggling homeowners. But the government has so far only spent a tiny fraction of that." 11-10

   
   


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