It’s unanimous: 100% of respondents to last week’s CI CyberNews e-newsletter survey believe that the government has a right to cap executive salaries/bonuses and be involved in other spending decisions for companies receiving Federal stimulus money.
To be fair, the government didn’t really stipulate how the banking industry had to use the money it received through TARP. On the other hand, the package wasn’t called the Gazillion-Dollar Bonus Program or the Woo-Hoo, Let’s Party Fund.
Efficiency can be improved by making a few fundamental changes in
the way a kiln is operated with reduced output. At a time when plants are
struggling to achieve breakeven with low revenue, this technique can help brick
manufacturers reduce fuel consumption.
Over 71,000 people lost their jobs yesterday. I have the same feeling now that I get when I hear about a horrible natural disaster: I can’t stop wondering what all of those poor people are going to do.