Wednesday, April 23, 2008

all-time lows: our money & our president

bush disapproval marks lowest in gallup history

from usa today: President Bush has set a record he'd presumably prefer to avoid: the highest disapproval rating of any president in the 70-year history of the Gallup Poll. In a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken Friday through Sunday, 28% of Americans approve of the job Bush is doing; 69% disapprove.

dollar sinks to record low against euro
dollar sinks to record low against eurofrom press tv: The dollar has sunk to a record low against the euro which crossed $1.60 as it also fell against the Japanese yen and the British pound... The 15-nation currency hit its last record of $1.5982 Thursday. It dropped back Friday after a Wall Street rally generated optimism that the worst of the US credit crunch may be over.

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