Articles by Susan Sutton

Cost-Cutting Opportunities

February 19, 2009
Despite the Administration’s various stimulus and bailout packages, no one expects the economy to rebound any time soon. Job losses continue to mount and industrial output just keeps going down.
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Survey Says!

February 16, 2009
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.
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Buy, Buy, Buy... With What?

February 12, 2009
The increasing rate of our collective savings is not doing the economy any favors.
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Fool Me Once...

February 9, 2009
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.
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What's Your Grand Slam?

February 4, 2009
The Denny’s restaurant chain lured in an estimated two million potential long-term customers on Tuesday by offering free Grand Slam breakfasts.
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INSIDE CI: Snooze Button

February 1, 2009
The monthly roundup from Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.
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How Did We Get Here?

January 29, 2009
Durable goods orders and interest rates are way down. Unemployment and home foreclosures are way up. To quote Nancy Kerrigan, “Why? Why? Why?”
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Put on a Happy Face?

January 27, 2009
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.
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Potential Opportunities

January 22, 2009
Products like smart phones, netbooks and video games still appear to be in demand.
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National Block Party

January 21, 2009
Even those who might not have voted for President Obama or agreed with the policies he espouses were caught up in the historic context of the day.
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