Thursday, November 20, 2008

The good and the bad (including new jobless data)

I'll start you off with some fun articles (or at least interesting) before we get to the bad news...
Here are the headlines:
Blind woman threatened with suit over 1 cent: click here
Top anti-drink cop caught drunk driving: click here
Iowa zoo recaptures flamingo that flew the coop: click here
And now on to the not so fun...
Jobless claims jump unexpectedly to 16-year high: click here
Citi announced on Monday they were going to shed another 53,000 jobs: click here
Time Inc. calls for "voluntary" buyouts: click here
China, which some say are stealing all our jobs, is now hit by growing fears of job losses there: click here
Forbes says that it may not be that easy to lay off workers in China in order to cut costs: click here
And, lastly, top corporate pensions take $120 billion dive: click here (free subscription required)

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