Domain names are an integral part of business in the 21st Century. Some are perpetually popular. Most rise and fall in popularity, influenced by a variety of factors. One domain name that is currently enjoying an upsurge in popularity is RefinanceRates.com. And it is going to be auctioned off in early June 2009.â€œDomain names continue to show an incredible increase in … [Read more...] about How much is RefinanceRates.com worth?
â€œCrunch, The Game For Utter Bankersâ€ is a card game for anyone with a distinctly gallows sense of humor: [It] allows you to experience the upside of down. Placed in the role of a global banking CEO, you have to juggle the conflicting demands of your ailing bank and your flourishing bank account. â€¦ Each player starts the game with a number of Assets in their bank, a small … [Read more...] about New game lets you get a bonus and a bailout for screwing up the bank
How deaf is Ben Bernanke? With the US savings rate hitting a 14-year-high, the Fed unveils a $200B plan "aimed at boosting the availability of credit to consumers and small businesses." While I hope this will be of use to businesses in need of it, consumers have already made it clear they're not interested.As Morgan explains: The government is trying to inject liquidity in … [Read more...] about Bernanke offers consumers $200B of what they don’t want
At dire times like these, we can all use a laugh or two. So our thanks to the author of the report, ?Housing Markets Will Roar Back in 2009.? At least I?m supposing that it?s brilliant satire because the only other explanation is out and out lunacy. Always hard to tell because as Spinal Tap?s David St. Hubbins said, ?It's such a fine line between stupid, and clever.? The … [Read more...] about ?Housing Markets Will Roar Back in 2009?
Three cheers for two economists for telling it like it will be.Harvard's Kenneth Rogoff and Carmen Reinhart of the University of Maryland have published a paper outlining how long the "recession" will be and what it will entail. Their projections are based on what happened to 22 economies that went through financial crises since 1929.Conclusions:Housing downturns last … [Read more...] about Someone’s finally starting to tell the truth about the “recession”