UPDATE 1-ECB to halt rate hike cycle, pressured on bond buys

August 6th, 2011

does anyone know when this will take effect

* Slowdown, debt crisis to delay rate hike to Q4 at earliest * Italy, Spain woes put pressure on ECB to resume bond buys * S&P official says intervention needed to calm market (Updates with meeting start, …

Interest rate futures-traders tip 2013 hike

August 6th, 2011

how does this impact my state

Call comes on back of mildly improved US payrolls. 6 Aug 2011 12:53 PM

Hike, bike and eat your fill of clams on Block Island

August 6th, 2011

I like this:)

The Rhode Island isle may not have Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket’s cachet, but the scenery is spectacular. I am standing atop Clay Head, a 70-foot-high bluff, looking over miles and miles of open ocean on a clear summer morning. It is an ideal way to greet a day that will include hiking, biking, birding, skimming stones and eating my weight in fried clams. And I have to smile. Back home in St …

Woman sets record for fastest hike over Appalachian Trail

August 6th, 2011

it should be interested what change will this make

Jennifer Pharr Davis set the unofficial record for the fastest hike of the entire Appalachian Trail, yet she said she never ignored the beauty of the 2,180-mile trek from Maine to Georgia.

Port Authority to roll out $1 billion, two-stage toll hike

August 6th, 2011

great news thought i would never see this.

The Port Authority this afternoon is going to announce a monster two-stage toll hike to generate more than $1 billion in new revenue for the agency that runs the region’s airports, tunnels and bridges, according to a source briefed on the package. The first toll hike, scheduled to hit…

Toll-hike trouble

August 6th, 2011

this is so true

“While we understand the Port Authority leadership’s concerns about a potential downgrade to its bond rating if toll increases are not instituted, our primary concern with this proposal is its impact on our respective states’ residents and commercial users of the crossings.”– Gov. Cuomo and New Jersey Gov…

Traders see earlier 2013 Fed hike

August 6th, 2011

if people only knew

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. short-term interest-rate futures traders brought forward bets for a 2013 Federal Reserve rate hike after a government report on Friday showed private employers were stepping up hiring.

Woman sets Appalachian Trial fastest-hike record

August 6th, 2011

Rome wasnt built in a day!

Jennifer Pharr Davis set the unofficial record for the fastest hike of the entire Appalachian Trail, yet she said she never ignored the beauty of the 2,180-mile (3,500-kilometer) trek down the eastern U.S. She saw 36 bears, moose, porcupines and just about every sunrise and sunset during her journey, which lasted exactly 46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes since she left Mount Katahdin in Maine on …

Woman sets Appalachian Trail fastest-hike record

August 6th, 2011

great news thought i would never see this.

Jennifer Pharr Davis set the unofficial record for the fastest hike of the entire Appalachian Trail, yet she said she never ignored the beauty of the 2,180-mile trek from Maine to Georgia.

PA telling drivers to take a hike

August 6th, 2011

never miss a day, thanks for the blog

New York drivers swerved away from a head-on crash with a massive toll hike. The Port Authority yesterday proposed hiking E-ZPass tolls on its Hudson River and Staten Island crossings next month by a whopping 50 percent — but hours later Govs. Cuomo of New York and Chris Christie of…