Thomas Keeley

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While statements of sluggish sales seem to be the norm in today’s economy, for awhile it seemed that there were many analysts who were hopeful that the 2008 holiday sales results would yield positive numbers and provide some glimmer of hope, hopefully providing a much needed boost to economic (primarily investor) confidence.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear [...]

If you answered yes, it’s quite clear that you’re not alone.
According to a Washington Post - ABC News poll, 63% of Americans say they are hurting during this extremely tough economy.

What’s even more troubling:

Nearly two in 10 said they or someone living in their household had lost a job in the past few months, and [...]

Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme Hurts Nonprofits

Unfortunately, news coming from Wall Street over the last few days (or months for that matter) hasn’t been positive. This time the headlines were focused on a Ponzi scheme orchestrated by former NASDAQ Chairman, Bernard Madoff and the nearly $50 billion that he fraudulently managed.
While many of these articles mentioned the exposure that large corporations [...]

Yes, we’re in a recession, but for how long?

One of the things that annoys me more than anything is when members of the media avoid coming out and confirming things that just about every American, regardless of their level of education, already knew. This was the case with the latest “news” that the United States has been in recession since December, 2007.
While the [...]

  
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