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05 Oct 2010 10:10


Biz, World: In anti-deflation bid, Japan drops its interest rate to around zero

  • 0%-0.1% the interest rate in Japan
  • » Why did they do that? Well, the country has been trying to fight off deflation for a little bit, so their latest plan is to cut inflation down to a near-zero rate to help boost lending. It’s the first time they’ve had a near-zero interest rate since 2006. Hopefully things won’t get worse, though: This is kind of a move of last resort. source

23 Dec 2009 15:26


Biz: Big banks pay back TARP, but small banks are simply screwed

  • 55 banks and other companies missed their TARP interest payments in November
  • 140 banks have closed this year, the most since 1992, which is depressing source

29 Sep 2009 11:16


26 Apr 2009 03:25


Culture: 3D filmmaking: James Cameron is cooking up “Avatar” intrigue

The guy behind “Titanic” is working on a 3D film so buzzed that it may change the world. Or not. But we’re curious. source

06 Mar 2009 09:54


Sports: T.O.’s agent: Lots of teams want T.O. I just won’t name them.

  • There are several teams that are interested in signing Terrell. I have been in negotiations with these teams. I will not identify these teams at this time.
  • Drew Rosenhaus • Who says Terrell Owens should be signed to a team by the end of next week, despite the fact that many teams have come forward to say they’re not, in fact, interested.  • source