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Chinese Workers No Longer Thrilled To Just Have Jobs

Chinese Workers No Longer Thrilled To Just Have Jobs

Mark Gongloff  09.24.2012
Thing One: Riot In China: It looks like maybe Chinese workers aren't so thrilled any more to just have jobs. Earlier this year, when...
Peak Apple Season?

Peak Apple Season?

Mark Gongloff  09.23.2012
Thing One: Peak Apple: This is what it looks like at the top. Apple looks like it can't lose. It just rolled out its latest unnecessary...
Money Is Winning This Election

Money Is Winning This Election

Mark Gongloff  09.21.2012
Thing One: Dash For Cash: Ladies and gentlemen, this is the democracy you bought. With just a month and a half to go before the election,...
Libor Justice Painfully, Predictably Slow

Libor Justice Painfully, Predictably Slow

Mark Gongloff  09.20.2012
Thing One: Prosecutin' Is Hard: Willie Sutton apocryphally said that he robbed banks because that's where the money was. But if you really...
Turning Markets Over To The Robots

Turning Markets Over To The Robots

Mark Gongloff  09.19.2012
Thing One: Give The Robots What They Want: See, this is why nobody trusts the stock market any more. The Securities and Exchange Commission...
Romney's Bad Math

Romney's Bad Math

Mark Gongloff  09.18.2012
Thing One: Romney Relaunch Explodes Over Sea Of Japan: Whoever was in charge of Mitt Romney's campaign relaunch might have a future with...
Corporations (Finally) Feel Your Pain

Corporations (Finally) Feel Your Pain

Mark Gongloff  09.17.2012
Thing One: Companies Feel Your Pain: Are corporations not people, too, my friend? If you prick them, do they not bleed money? The answer...
Fed Turns On Money Pump, Drops Mic, Walks Away

Fed Turns On Money Pump, Drops Mic, Walks Away

Jillian Berman  09.13.2012
Mark Gongloff is off the newsletter this morning, so today's 7.5 Things are brought to you by Jillian Berman. Thing One: Fed's Announcement...
Ben Bernanke May Throw Money Out A Window

Ben Bernanke May Throw Money Out A Window

Mark Gongloff  09.12.2012
Thing One: The Money Train's A-Comin: Yesterday bank robbers fleeing through Los Angeles threw wads of money out of the windows of their...
Germany Rescues World

Germany Rescues World

Mark Gongloff  09.11.2012
Thing One: Germany Saves World: And what happened, then? Well, in Europe they say that Germany's small heart grew three sizes that day. Germany,...
School's Out

School's Out

Mark Gongloff  09.10.2012
Thing One: No More Teacher's Dirty Looks: Everybody in America hates unions and teachers all of the time, and even more so today, thanks...
Mitt Romney's Magical Tax Plan

Mitt Romney's Magical Tax Plan

Mark Gongloff  09. 9.2012
Thing One: Magical Thinking: Join us now, won't you, for a journey through the wonderful world of magic and illusion, with your host, The...
Obama's Speech Reminds Us That Living In America Is Hard

Obama's Speech Reminds Us That Living In America Is Hard

Jillian Berman  09. 6.2012
Mark Gongloff is off the newsletter this morning, so today's 7.5 Things are brought to you by Jillian Berman. Thing One: Obummer: Obama...
Europe Once Again Needs Rescue

Europe Once Again Needs Rescue

Mark Gongloff  09. 5.2012
Thing One: Draghi's Big Day: Most of the time, watching Europe try to deal with its endless debt crisis feels like nothing more than a...