Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Tuesday Turmoil

Tuesday ... Lots of turmoil going on in the world today, as always. From Asia (North and South Korea and Cambodia), to Europe and just about anywhere you name, things are explosive. Monday night Dee, who is from Ireland, and I talked about the financial crisis there and how it's spreading across Europe. Dee's brothers, who live near her in San Francisco, are flying home as riots are expected.

You probably see all of these situations as more events in the news that will soon go away ... think again. Have any of the 2010 recession and other dramas been resolved? Is the economy really turning around?

Stocks tumble on Korea jitters   CNN - November 23, 2010

Stocks plunged Tuesday after North Korean and South Korean forces clashed, adding geopolitical tensions to an already nervous market, and overshadowing positive economic and corporate news.

Whitney sees 5,000 bank branches closing   CNN - November 23, 2010

The bank shakeout is about to pick up steam.

  Street Smart: Do You Know What Deflation Is?   AOL - November 23, 2010

10 Fascinating Facts About U.S. Currency   CNN - November 23, 2010

We work for it. We wish for it. We save it. We spend it. We gain it. We lose it. Above all, we need it. Yes, money certainly does make the world go round. In America, that money takes the form of paper bills ...

No Thanksgiving holiday on work e-mail   CNN - November 23, 2010

Even on the cusp of a long weekend, there's no rest for the weary, according to a report Tuesday. The majority, or 59%, of working Americans check their work e-mails during Thanksgiving, Christmas and other traditional holidays, according to a survey by Xobni ("inbox" spelled backwards), a Silicon Valley startup that organizes Microsoft Outlook inboxes and address books.

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2 more openings at top of Obama economic team   CNN - November 23, 2010

Two more members of the Obama administration economic team are on their way out, adding to a wave of departures in recent months.

8 cities that want your business!   CNN - November 23, 2010

From mega tax breaks to innovative business incubators, these places offer compelling incentives to would-be entrepreneurs. Before you start a business, see if the city you're targeting has a program like one of the