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.