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The Bellinghman
Date: 2008-01-22 13:46
Subject: Good grief
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The Fed has apparently cut US interest rates by 0.75% (from 4.25 to 3.50), the biggest cut in a quarter of a century.

Of course, the first effect of that should be the dollar dropping back again against Sterling.

A second effect should be that US mortgages should be a little easier to repay, and the sub prime bubble burst may be a bit less explosive.
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The Bellinghman
Date: 2008-01-22 21:25
Subject: #221 Philip Pullman: Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1)
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Tags:books, reviews
Philip Pullman: Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1)

Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Point; Classic Ed edition (5 Mar 2007)
ISBN-10: 043995178X
ISBN-13: 978-0439951784
Category(ies): YA/Fantasy

The reviewCollapse ) Too damned good just for kids.
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