Across our screens today:

  • In 2009, the average worker in NYC’s securities industry made $311,279 – down about $85,000, or 21.5 percent, from the average the year prior.

  • The personal savings rate for Americans in March is 2.7 percent – the lowest since October 2008.
  • Home prices on Oahu went up 12 percent.
  • HMSA and Queen’s Health Systems agree to a rate plan they call a “paradigm shift.”
  • Tweaking the crystal ball: Economists work to improve forecasting.
  • Demographics of housing bubbles.

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