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Tag Archives: Stimulus

The other side of the stimulus | Advantage zyaada

You have met these people before, they are always on Tv they come on air after every Tea Party item airs , they go before every Tim Geithner review beginss, … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · 1 Comment

Where the Infrastructure Dollar went?

2009 was the year of the stimulus for the US. Though the Capitol talked mostly only about stimulus in terms of funds for highways and on setting up of, … Continue reading

December 19, 2009 · 1 Comment

Instructing the infrastructure dollar to get jobs | O’nomics (

This article at our US blog might work for a lot of governments around the world, in (One) Knowing where the money is being spent (Two) Doing your home work … Continue reading

December 19, 2009 · 1 Comment

Back from the storm: repayment, reforms, recovery

Isn’t a $1.1 trillion too much? Posted on December 14, 2009. Filed under: Obamanomics, US | Wow, it might add up to a little more This $1.1 trillion bill is not … Continue reading

December 15, 2009

Costs blow up – Goldman Sachs accepts Stock comp

Goldman Sachs’ earlier bonus component that averaged $700,000 per employee for this year is likely to be drastically revised. Initial reports suggested a 5 year stock purchase plan but the … Continue reading

December 11, 2009

Financial Bailout Extended Until Next October : NPR

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced Wednesday that the administration will extend the government's financial bailout program until next fall. In a letter to House and Senate leaders, Geithner said the … Continue reading

December 10, 2009 · 4 Comments

Stimulus costs become apparent

The chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, announced a one-time tax on bank bonuses Wednesday, part of the government’s effort to shore up the still-weak British economy. Banks will be … Continue reading

December 10, 2009

The new USA with new infrastructure

Obama’s stimulus plan has funded more than 300 billion for US cities while an additional $820 billion is funding healthcare ( hopefully, in just a few weeks) not counting any … Continue reading

October 15, 2009 · 1 Comment

Claims by Wash. Post on DC achievement gap

Using recent proficiency tests as a benchmark, Michelle Rhee, Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, has claimed to have narrowed the achievement gap between White and African-American students. … Continue reading

July 26, 2009