Top News Stories in Fourth Quarter

January 29th, 2012
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Econintersect:  There were more than 10,000 page reads for the top fifteen news stories at GEI News in the fourth quarter, five most read articles for ManReadingNews_2SMALLeach of the three months.  The most popular in the quarter was one from October about the U.S. birthrate declining.  The three other top rankings went to a Bloomberg sourced story about Bank of America pushing high risk into its FDIC insured subsidiary (October), fraud in state unemployment insurance programs (October) and a hoax by a person claiming to be a surgeon with knowledge of government death panel programs (December).  The top five list for each month follows:

Follow up:


South Florida Mortgage Fraud Indictments (14-Oct)

Bloomberg:  Bank of America Piling Risk into FDIC Insured Subsidiary (19-Oct)

Fraud Robbing Unemployment Programs (19-Oct)

NY Attorney General:  BNY Mellon Accused of Currency Trading Fraud (6-Oct)

South Florida Mortgage Fraud Indictments (4-Oct)


ECB Balance Sheet Explodes (11-Nov)

Military Health Care Could be Cut (25-Nov)

Commodity Brokerage Firm Closes, Says Markets not Safe (19-Nov)

All in the Family, Cyrus Mistry to Head Tata (24-Nov)

Naomi Wolf:  Occupy has Objectives (27-Nov)


Surgeon Proclaims Death Panels Being Implemented (30-Dec)

30 Corporations Pay More for Lobbying then Taxes (12-Dec)

China Finds Huge Shale Gas Reserves (7-Dec)

Half of Capital Gains Go to 315,000 People (1-Dec)

Goldman Sachs:  The U.S. Will Still be the Richest in 2050 (8-Dec)

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