Archive | March, 2011

Washington Hotline – March – Week 2 – 2011

Fiscal Commission Proposal before Senate Budget Committee The President’s Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform was jointly chaired by former Senator Alan Simpson and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles. The bipartisan Commission developed a plan to reduce the deficit. Co-Chairs Simpson and Bowles appeared on March 8th before the Senate Budget Committee […]

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5 Stock Market Changers to Watch This Week – March 7 – 2011

Consumer Credit: Consumer credit increased in December — the third consecutive expansion after seven straight months of contraction and another indication the economic recovery is accelerating. Data for January come out Monday at 3 p.m. Wholesale Inventories: Wholesale businesses boosted inventories 1 percent in December. That’s more than 11 percent above the low reached in […]

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