Eric Savitz

Blogger and Columnist, Barron's

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This week, literally thousands of people have lost their jobs in manufacturing, construction and industry. Even in Silicon Valley, unemployment is rising fast.

Who's Hiring, Who's Firing and How to Cope

This week, literally thousands of people have lost their jobs in manufacturing, construction and industry. Even in Silicon Valley, unemployment is rising fast.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Monday, it was 20,000 at  Caterpillar , 8,000 at Pfizer and  Sprint/Nextel  and 7,000 at  Home Depot . Yesterday it was 3500 at  Corning Glass  and today it’s 10,000 at  Boeing .

The Ravages of Unemployment

Monday, it was 20,000 at Caterpillar , 8,000 at Pfizer and Sprint/Nextel and 7,000 at Home Depot . Yesterday it was 3500 at Corning Glass and today it’s 10,000 at Boeing .

from To the Point

Steve Jobs  will step aside as Apple’s CEO at least until June because his  medical condition  is “more complex” than he thought it was.

With Steve Jobs Sick, Will Apple Stay Healthy?

Steve Jobs will step aside as Apple’s CEO at least until June because his medical condition is “more complex” than he thought it was.

from To the Point

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