Auto sales, home prices help buoy weak US economy

Oct 2, 2012 Full story: Bellingham Herald 6

In this Aug. 13, 2012 photo, Mercedes SUV bodies are seen during a tour of the SKD packaging facility at BLG Logistics, Inc.

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“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#1 Oct 2, 2012
car sales and home prices boost economy?
how can this be?
I thought we were headed for a fiscal cliff?
allow the tax cuts to expire.
allow the sequester cuts to go into effect.
reserve USPS bulk rates for non-profits ONLY.

Phoenix, AZ

#2 Oct 2, 2012
GM and FORD down.

Foreign owned brands , including Chrysler , up big time.

FORD stock was about $18 a year or so ago now at $9.++.
Commander and Chimp

Los Angeles, CA

#3 Oct 2, 2012
With the interest rate at 0-3 %, even the 47% sponges can afford it.
Go Libs !!

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#4 Oct 2, 2012
In 2009, 2,362 millionaires received unemployment benefits, down from 2,840 the year prior, according to a study from the Congressional Research Service, a non-partisan arm of U.S. Congress that provides policy and legal analysis.
Of the 2,362, more than 1,000 receiving unemployment benefits had a household adjusted gross income of $1.5 million in 2009.
More than 8,000 tax filers making $500,000 to $1,000,000 received unemployment benefit income in 2009 and more than 900,000 tax filers that made $100,000 to $500,000 received unemployment benefit income.

talk about sponges huh?

Since: Nov 08

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#5 Oct 2, 2012
Gubmint news is no news. Anybody that thinks this economy is "Buoyed" needs their head examined.
Crack Head

Bedford, OH

#6 Oct 3, 2012
So Helicopter Ben buying foreclosed houses from banks and OWEbama ONE buying Government Motors VOLTS, is a good thing???

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