The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007.
By United Press International

Do we face another 1931?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The bad news is that the market turmoil could get worse, a great deal worse, despite the Fed’s lowering of the discount rate Friday that spurred the Dow Jones to jump by 230 points.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Tuesday, July 31, 2007.

Milton Friedman, economist, dead at 94

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Milton Friedman, a Nobel laureate and one of the most influential economists of the 20th century, died Thursday in California at the age of 94.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

World has first official strip poker champ... Scotland appoints 'woodland walk czar'... Oregon man, 79, to receive doctorate... News viewers get hardcore bonus... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Oregon man, 79, to receive doctorate

CHICAGO, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- An Oregon man who spent most of his life growing strawberries is set to become the oldest person ever to receive a doctorate from the University of Chicago.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 31, the 212th day of 2006 with 153 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 31, the 212th day of 2005 with 153 to follow.
By United Press International

The Bear's Lair: The sound economy of 1929

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Next Sunday, October 24, is the 75th anniversary of Black Thursday, the worst day of the Wall Street crash. Looking back from 2004, one is struck by how reasona

Leading economists say Kerry bad for U.S.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- A group of economists Wednesday accused Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kerry of advocating policies that would lower the U.S. standard of living.

Analysis: Nobels for rules not discretion

It is an earnest body but you begin to wonder if the Swedish Academy of Sciences, which selects the Nobel prize-winners, has a sense of irony.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 31, the 213rd day of 2004 with 153 to follow.
By United Press International

The Bear's Lair: Life after Greenspan

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- Speculation has begun on the successor to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, due to leave office when his 14-year term as Federal Reserve Board member end

The Bear's Lair: The monster awakes

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- May import prices for the United States, announced Thursday, were up 1.6 percent over April. While that's a freak number caused by the oil price spike, the over

Global View: Reaganomics

TEQUISQUIAPAN, Mexico, June 11 (UPI) -- "I knew the program was succeeeding when they stopped calling it Reaganomics. (Laughter.) Today the American expansion is in its 34th consecutive month, and acr
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