Archive for March 15th, 2012

Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook here! Wall Street is still reeling from the scathing resignation letter written by former Goldman Sachs (GS) employee Greg Smith, which was published in the op-ed pages of the New York Times Wednesday. Smith chided his employer of nearly 12 years for its “toxic” environment and practice of “ripping [...]

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Ford (F), the second-largest automaker in the world, has largely avoided the missteps and blunders that have plagued its competitors in the past few years. The Dearborn, Mich.-based company was the only American carmaker not to receive a government bailout, and its ability to successfully survive the 2008 financial crisis and one of the steepest [...]

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Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook here! It’s the economy stupid! The buzzword from the 1992 presidential campaign has resonated in ways simple and complex throughout the years. The campaign of 2012 is no different. This year’s contest is set against the backdrop of an economy recovering from the hardest fall it has taken in [...]

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Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook here! The stock market is near multi-year highs, unemployment is down 2% from its peak and consumer confidence is on the rise. But good news on the economy is not benefiting President Obama, judging by recent polls. According to the latest NY Times/CBS News poll, President Obama’s approval rating [...]

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