"Here is an embiggened version of the infamous jobs chart prepared by Obama administration economists Jared Bernstein and Christina Romer back in January 2009 (and now updated again by me with data from the August jobs report)."
Just in the nick of time? Federal reserve has a history of bailouts
"I think we're all aware of the stock crisis that's been exploding this week — all thanks to that pesky little problem called the housing market.
It was also announced this week that the Federal Reserve would bail out AIG, and I heard on NPR this morning that they're considering doing more. So that got me thinking: Just how many of these has the Feds done?
Voila! AP comes to my rescue, and they sent out a chart yesterday explaining its history. And while we're at it, let's do a review of the top banks in America and look at how many billions both the Federal Reserve and world banks are investing to keep this ship from sinking."
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