Thursday, August 2, 2012

Short Takes

Over half of the counties in the U.S. are under drought conditions.

The Fed sat still.

The Postal Service defaulted on its pension bill.

Wow, what a shock — Mitt Romney’s tax plan would tax the rich less.

Wow, what a shock II — The House voted to extend the Bush era tax cuts.

Tropical Update: What was Invest 99L yesterday morning is now Tropical Depression Five, and could be a Cat 1 by the end of the week.

The Tigers win one against the Red Sox.