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Headlines for June 1 2012

Jun 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

DURING THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF 2012, NON-FARM PAYROLL EMPLOYMENT INCREASED ON AVERAGE BY 226-THOUSAND. BUT THAT ENCOURAGING TREND HAS SLOWED TWO MONTHS INTO THE SECOND QUARTER WITH THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS THIS MORNING RELEASING MAY EMPLOYMENT DATA. IT SHOWS THAT THE ECONOMY ADDED 69-THOUSAND JOBS FOR THE MONTH, FEWER THAN APRIL’S GAIN […]



Headlines for May 14 2012

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

JP MORGAN CHASE — ONE OF THE GIANTS OF AMERICAN BANKING AND FINANCE LEFT STANDING AFTER THE CRISIS OF 2008 — IS STILL STANDING IN PART BECAUSE OF THE AMERICAN TAXPAYER. LAST WEEK, IT BECAME KNOWN THAT JP MORGAN CHASE LOST SOME 2 (B) BILLION DOLLARS THROUGH THE SAME KIND OF PRACTICES THAT CONTRIBUTED TO […]



Headlines for May 9 2012

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

THE MAN WHO’S THE LONGEST-SERVING MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE WILL SERVE NO MORE COME 2013. VETERAN REPUBLICAN RICHARD LUGAR, A RESPECTED AUTHORITY ON FOREIGN POLICY IN THE SENATE GOT HIS HEAD HANDED TO HIM BY ANOTHER RICHARD — RICHARD MOURDOCK, INDIANA’S G-O-P STATE TREASURER IN TUESDAY’S HOOSIER STATE PRIMARY. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE […]



Headlines For May 8 2012

May 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

THE BIG DEBATE IN THE U-S SENATE RIGHT NOW DEALS WITH STUDENT LOANS — SUBSIDIZED STAFFORD STUDENT LOANS — AND HOW TO PREVENT THE RATES ON THOSE LOANS FROM DOUBLING AS THEY’RE SCHEDULED TO DO IF CONGRESS DOESN’T ACT BY JULY THE FIRST. NEITHER THE MAJORITY DEMOCRATS NOR REPUBLICANS WANT TO BE SEEN MAKING THINGS […]



Headlines for May 1 2012

May 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

A BLIND CHINESE DISSIDENT IS IMPACTING RELATIONS BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND BEIJIING IN WAYS NOT SEEN SINCE TANKS ROLLED IN TO TIEMANMEN SQUARE. WITH HIGH LEVEL STRATEGIC AND ECONOMIC TALKS BETWEEN THE 2 NATIONS HAPPENING LATER IN THE WEEK, THE ISSUE OF LAWYER CHEN GUANGCHENG HAS BROUGHT ATTENTION TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN CHINA, SOMETHING […]



Headlines For April 24 2012

Apr 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

ACROSS FIVE STATES HOLDING REPUBLICAN PRIMARIES FOR PRESIDENT TODAY — INCLUDING HERE IN NEW YORK — 209 DELEGATES TO THE CONVENTION IN TAMPA WILL BE CHOSEN. AND MITT ROMNEY CAN MORE OR LESS SIT BACK AND COLLECT AS MANY OF THEM AS HE CAN HAVING ALL BUT SEWN THINGS UP AT THIS POINT. THE RESULTS […]



Headlines for April 16 2012

Apr 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

AN ADVANCE TEAM OF SIX UNITED NATIONS OBSERVERS ARRIVED IN SYRIA’S CAPITOL DAMASCUS SUNDAY EVENING. THAT TEAM FROM THE U-N IS OSTENSIBLY IN THE COUNTRY TO MONITOR A CEASE-FIRE AGREEMENT. BUT THE FIRING FROM ARTILLERY SHELLS AND MORTARS BY PRESIDENT BASHAR AL-ASSAD’S FORCES HAS NOT CEASED. HOMS, A CITY STILL IDENTIFIED AS A CENTER OF […]



Headlines for April 12 2012

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

WHAT MANY PEOPLE SAID NEEDED TO HAPPEN HAPPENED WEDNESDAY WITH THE ARREST OF GEORGE ZIMMERMAN ON A SINGLE COUNT OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER FOR THE LATE FEBRUARY SHOOTING DEATH OF 17-YEAR-OLD TRAYVON MARTIN. MARTIN WAS UNARMED, WEARING A HOODED SWEATSHIRT AND HAD ONLY CANDY AND ICED TEA ON HIS PERSON WHEN HE WAS SHOT DEAD BY […]



Headlines for April 11 2012

Apr 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

A MAGNITUDE EIGHT-POINT-SIX EARTHQUAKE HAS STRUCK IN THE INDIAN OCEAN OFF INDONESIA’S WESTERN COAST. AND TSUNAMI WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR A WIDE AREA THAT SAW DEVASTATION FROM A SIMILAR EVENT IN DECEMBER 2004, INCLUDING THAILAND, SRI LANKA, INDIA AND INDONESIA. AFTERSHOCKS FOLLOWING THE INITIAL TREMOR HAVE REGISTERED AS HIGH AS EIGHT-POINT-TWO ON THE RICHTER […]



Headlines For April 6 2012

Apr 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Headlines Off The WALL

LAST MONTH SAW A DECLINE IN THE NUMBER OF NEW JOBS IN THE U-S ECONOMY, CONTRARY TO SEVERAL PREDICTIONS OFFERED EARLIER IN THE WEEK. HOWEVER, THE NATION’S JOBLESS RATE OVERALL FOR MARCH ALSO DECLINED: IT NOW STANDS AT EIGHT-POINT-TWO PERCENT. THE OFFICIAL WORD FROM THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS IN WASHINGTON CAME THIS MORNING STATING […]