Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Economic Numb-ers

President Bush nominates Henry Paulson to be Treasury Secretary and the Stock Market takes a 180 point plunge.

The Gallup Organization is out with a poll on the economy. Only 29% say the economy is good. And more than two-thirds of Americans say the economy is getting worse.

Prez Picks Paulson

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Some analysts suggest the problem is a rise in gas and healthcare costs -- as the economic indicators improve, those costs are rising so fast for most consumers, they don't notice any gains in their personal lives. (Gallup)

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