Bloomberg - - 10 minutes ago
The dollar dropped against most major currencies before an economic assessment tomorrow from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke amid speculation he will say the central bank will do more to boost ...
Bernanke's top tool now may be power of persuasion The Associated Press
It was expected that the unemployment claims would drop slightly and, as The Hill notes, they did. Yesterday we discussed double-dip recession and if you're looking for more on that, check out this story from All Things Considered (NPR).
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for Thursday: