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The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Wednesday, June 30

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Wednesday, June 30

Across our screens today: Gov. Linda Lingle appropriates $140,000 for a training program that will help address a physician…

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, June 30

A Hawaii first in Congress, a possible ballot question on Honolulu ethics, and $3 million to fix Hilo’s aging airport.
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Tuesday, June 29 Flickr.com

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Tuesday, June 29

Across our screens today: What’s the best way to spend your vacation? There’s actually an answer, according to some science…

Hawaii House Members to Look Into Investments

The House of Representatives responds to a Senate resolution to create a committee to investigate the state's $1 billion in failed student-loan-backed auction-rate securities.
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Monday, June 28

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Monday, June 28

Across our screens today: Stock markets and the World Cup. A little musical diddy on legal tender. Personal…
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Friday, June 25

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Friday, June 25

Across our screens today: Childlessness rising — except among educated mothers. New and complex financial regulations — and…
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Thursday, June 24 Flickr.com

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Thursday, June 24

Across our screens today: Economics of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. New-home sales fall 33 percent to a…

Discussion: Recession and Recovery

Economists say they’re seeing signs of recovery. At Civil Beat, we’re covering what their indicators tell us, as well as…

Explosive E-Mail Read in Senate Hearing

A behind-the-scenes look at the bad blood troubling a controversial state contract emerged in a Senate committee hearing Wednesday. The…

Discussion: CGI Contract Controversy

The contract between the state and information company CGI is the subject of a state auditor’s investigation and has generated…
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Wednesday, June 23

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Wednesday, June 23

Across our screens today: India becomes world’s top e-mail spam source. How China buys love. New home sales…

UPDATE: Meeting Set With ERS

It’s not always easy to ask questions of our state administrators, as we found in a recent encounter with…
Hawaii Economy