Archive for June, 2010
Study: Short sales favored over bank seizures
Properties going all the way through the foreclosure process decrease
Spring Hill youth baseball, softball teams keep on winning
Dixie baseball and softball postseason tournaments are under way, and local teams continue to have success.
The majors ended the final trading day of the decade in the red following a lackluster session. Jobless claims unexpectedly fell by 22000 last week– dropping to 432000. This was notably better than forecast. In corporate news, AT&T set Tiger Woods loose. Marvel shareholders approved Disneys acquisition of the entertainment giant for $4.3 billion. Meanwhile, Time Warner and News Corp remain at a standstill over channel carriage.
Episode 2 of “Commuting in a Recession” by Host Kevin Nalts. Nalts gets a courier job, takes on boarders, eats at a soup kitchen, tries giving blood, steals gas, and hunts deer to survive. Episode 1: www.youtube.com www.kevinnalts.com Distributed by Tubemogul.
KMH tells the story of Arjun Punj and Arohi Sharma. Both come from different worlds-Arohi has been raised to be a kind and caring person, while Arjun has been raised to believe money is the only important thing in the world. Arjun hates women because his own mother walked out on him when he was a child. When Arohi’s father is laid off from his job as a music teacher owing to bribery within the adminstration of the school, Arohi decides to apply for a job at Arjun’s office, and becomes the recipient of his wrath. But as they spend more time together, they realize they are falling in love. Due to misunderstandings they get separated. The show revolves around whether they will be able to reunite or not.
(AFX UK Focus) 2010-07-01 04:11 UPDATE 1-U.S. Congress backs home tax credit extension
WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress on Wednesday approved a bill extending the closing deadline for homebuyers trying to take advantage of a popular tax credit. Homebuyers with contracts signed by April 30 who failed to go to closing by the June 30 deadline will now have until September 30 to complete their purchases. The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the bill and it …
WASHINGTON – Unable to deliver more stimulus spending for President Barack Obama, Democrats in Congress are trying at least to restore jobless benefits for 1.3 million laid-off workers. Democrats in the House and Senate planned to vote on bills today that would extend unemployment benefits through the end of November for people who have been laid off for long stretches. House Democrats postponed …
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Unable to pass stimulus, Dems push jobless aid
Thomas Sowell had another one of his eye-opening/common sense columns a couple of weeks ago about a table in the book Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in Twentieth-Century America that listed unemployment rates for every month …
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The Senate rejected Wednesday — for the fourth time — a bill that would have reauthorized extended benefits for the long-term unemployed, by a vote of 58 to 38. Democrats will not make another effort to break the Republican filibuster …
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Unemployment Extension Fails: Senate Rejects Jobless Benefits 58-38