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Economy Watch Archive: Quotables

Dec. 16, 2008

A very skillful criminal can almost always outfox the regulator or the overseer." — Former SEC chairman Arthur Levitt, who knew and worked with Bernard L. Madoff....

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Dec. 12, 2008

We could work for nothing and it wouldn't help GM make it to January." — United Auto Workers president Ron Gettelfinger...

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Dec. 11, 2008

A lot of struggling Americans are wondering where their bailout is." — Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks out against the auto bailout bill....

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Dec. 8, 2008

We call this a barbershop. Everyone is getting haircuts." — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on how auto executives, shareholders, dealers and employees will be expected to make concessions....

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Dec. 5, 2008

This is our largest industry. Are we going to watch it melt down by Christmastime? Because that's what we're facing." — Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University economist and author, on the fate of the auto industry....

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Dec. 4, 2008

We're sorry to be asking for this support. We wish the market conditions were better. They're not, so this is what we need to do." — GM Chairman Rick Wagoner...

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