Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Links 08/10/10

KKR Shelves Offering Wall Street Journal ...KKR & Co. said it dropped plans to raise $500 million in a stock offering, a setback for the firm as it begins life as a company publicly traded...

House moves to help teachers, public workers Associated Press ...House Democrats are convening an emergency session to pass a bill aimed at saving hundreds of thousands of teachers and other public workers from unemployment.

Americans Afraid to Take Full Vacations ABC ...only 57 percent of people here are taking all of their vacation time.

Boomers wanting to work past retirement age find limited options USA Today ...Jobs are scarce and many employers aren't willing to hire older workers.

China Trade Surplus Widened in July Wall Street Journal China's trade surplus for July widened to its highest level in a year and a half,