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Old 09-17-2008, 10:55 AM
 
Location: "The Sunshine State"
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That's the trend...and yet we still think we are the super poewr of the world????
China owns us! Hate to say it!
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Old 09-17-2008, 12:20 PM
 
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^^^

China has been pulling an Enron

As some have been saying

only time will tell
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:23 PM
 
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I was just a kid, so I don't really remember the history, but I remember the situation with Chrystler back in the 70's. How was that saved? Was the government involved at all or was it all Iacocca's doing?

Yup and everyone raised hell about it but not only did Chrysler pay it back they did it with interest and on time and also gave bonus's to the employees for giving up pay raises and other benifits.
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:32 PM
 
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Yup and everyone raised hell about it but not only did Chrysler pay it back they did it with interest and on time and also gave bonus's to the employees for giving up pay raises and other benifits.
Wow, the good ol' days when there was still some integrity in the business world.
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Old 09-17-2008, 05:45 PM
 
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Wow, the good ol' days when there was still some integrity in the business world.

Yup ,it's one reason my Dad retired from the floor of the American.Everyone wanted to be Gordon Gekko from "Wall Steet".
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Old 09-22-2008, 11:23 AM
 
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Default BoA...

i was part of a small trust company last month and we were bought by BoA. approx 200 of us got laid off. i was "lucky" to get a decent sev pkg. Most of the BoA jobs will be in NC or TX.
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Old 09-22-2008, 11:26 AM
 
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I guess I'll have a few more neighbors here in NC, once the BoA- Merrill Lynch stuff gets consolidated! I'll never be lonely for NJ & NY neighbors in the long run. Time to order more Taylor Ham off the internet in anticipation!
BoA will be in TX or NC
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Old 09-22-2008, 11:42 AM
 
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I know, but it's my pride that is destroyed, so I don't do well on the doll train.

On another note, I just made 458 dollars on eBay selling off all my worldly possessions.

Hoboken Guy,

i just did the same and claimed online, got laid off w/ sev pkg last month.
was actually thinking of moving back to hobo
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