Wednesday, April 30, 2008

More economic issues


Treasury considers new use of Fed powers...

$17B IN 3 MONTHS; RECORD PROFITS FOR OIL COMPANIES

OPEC says oil could hit $200; Cartel's president blames weak dollar...

Truckers protest high prices...

SURVEY: Gas prices top concerns over jobs, health troubles...


The Lords of Capital Decree Mass Death by Starvation

By Glen Ford

Having crushed the planet's peasants and converted food into just another commodity for global manipulation, the Lord's of Capital have unleashed upon humanity the threat - no, certainty - of mass starvation. Continue

Candidates' plans would increase defict: Plans outlined by the three main U.S. presidential contenders will increase the federal deficit, adding to the national debt significantly, budget experts say.

UK: Bank bail-outs to be kept secret: Ferocious and unprecedented secrecy means taxpayers will never know the names of the banks that have been supported through the special liquidity scheme, which was unveiled by Bank Governor Mervyn King last week.

BP's first-quarter profit jumps 63 percent: The oil company on Tuesday reported a profit of $7.6 billion compared to $4.4 billion in the first quarter of 2007.

Shell profits up 25 pct on record high oil prices: Anglo-Dutch energy giant Royal Dutch Shell said Tuesday that first-quarter net profits leapt 25 percent to 4.58 billion pounds because of record-breaking crude oil prices.

Housing Prices - No Bottom In Sight

Gasoline May Soon Cost $10 Gal In US

HBOS Asks Shareholders For $8B Bail Out

Number Of UK Homebuyers Hts Record Low

Gasoline May Soon Cost $10 Gal In US

BP/Shell Share $14B Profits - UK Gas Hits $10

Buffett - Recession May Be Worse Than Feared

Don't Sell Gold Or Gold Shares

Opec Chief Warns Of $200 A Barrel Oil

UK Faces 6 Weeks Of Record Fuel Price Hikes

US Federal Budget Deficit Doubles

The Twilight of Irredeemable Debt

US Won't 'Recover' For 2 Yrs - Canada Faces Crisis

UK Biggest Banks Use Astrology To Play Markets

Many States Appear To Be In Recession


1977 Greenspan Doctoral Thesis & Housing Bubbles


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