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Kiva lets users loan to U.S. businesses | Marketplace From American Public Media

Kiva lets users loan to U.S. businesses | Marketplace From American Public Media.

This is something that’s been sorely needed in this country for a while. The concept of micro-finance has worked wonders for entrepreneurs the world over. America’s economy is driven in large part through entrepreneurship and innovation. Any step to advance those endeavours is a step that will help to grow the economy and the long-run stability of the this country.

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Posted by on June 10, 2009 in News

 

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Bloomberg.com: News

Bloomberg.com: News.

Here’s an article I found from April showing the trends in underemployment. It also has an interesting stat about the percentage of the unemployed that are considered long-term unemployed.

 
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Posted by on June 5, 2009 in Economy

 

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BBC NEWS | Business | Pace of US job cuts slows in May

BBC NEWS | Business | Pace of US job cuts slows in May.

This is certainly good news, but I still worry about the rate of underemployment. I’ll see if I can dig up an article about those trends.

 
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Posted by on June 5, 2009 in Economy

 

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