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Editor's Blog
Susan Sutton, Editor-in-Chief, Integrated Media, discusses topics ranging from pressing industry issues and news to more general information regarding the economy, the housing crunch and more. Site visitors are encouraged to post comments, start a discussion and help build dialogue.

Survey Says!
Kelsey Seidler, Managing Editor, shares results from our weekly CI CyberNews reader polls.

Survey Says!

By Susan Sutton
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Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on the Obama administration’s plan to require the seven companies that received the most bailout assistance to cut the compensation of their highest-paid executives. Do you agree with our poll respondents?
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Virtual Trade Shows

By Susan Sutton
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I attended my first virtual trade show today, and it was definitely an interesting experience. I didn’t know exactly what to expect, but I was hopeful and looking forward to having access to useful and interesting information without having to leave the office.
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Big Cuts for Big Spenders

By Susan Sutton
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On one hand, I’m not at all crazy about the government dictating compensation packages-for anyone. On the other hand, the situation reminds me of the state of my room when I was a teenager.
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Survey Says!

By Susan Sutton
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Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on financial expectations for next year. Overall, respondents expect to be better off in 2010 (31.5% by a little and 21.1% by a lot). Do you agree?
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New Report Details Chinese Glass Subsidies' Effect on U.S. Glass Industry

By Susan Sutton
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According to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute, the U.S. glass industry lost almost 30% of its workforce from 2001-2008, while glass production in China increased by 67% beginning in 2003.
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Nobel Peace Prize Shocker

By Susan Sutton
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In a huge surprise, the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Barack Obama. The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”
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Survey Says!

By Susan Sutton
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Of the total respondents, the majority (73.7%) believe that interest rates are artificially low. A smaller majority (57.9%) think that the zero interest rate will lead to inflation, and the same number (57.9%) believe that it’s time for the Fed to boost the rate.
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Our October Issue is Online-and Digital!

By Susan Sutton
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The October issue features a number of articles regarding material advances, as well as industry regulations, glass glazing, refractories and more. Be sure to check out the digital edition as well!

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Survey Says!

By Susan Sutton
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Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on President Obama’s decision to add tariffs for some Chinese tire imports over the next three years. Participants’ opinions were split evenly at 50% for and 50% against the idea.
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Small Business Financing Options

By Susan Sutton
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I recently came across "Looking Beyond Loans: Where to Find Financing Now” and wanted to share it with you.
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