Obama's Jobs Plan and the Trouble With Bank of America
Among the topics our analysts discuss on this weekend's Motley Fool Money radio show:
- President Obama unveiled his $447 billion jobs proposal to Congress. Will it stimulate America's economy? And if so, what industries will benefit the most?
- Wal-Mart (NYS: WMT) is bringing back its layaway program. Will it help spur spending in its U.S. stores?
- In the wake of a billion-dollar lawsuit, Bank of America (NYS: BAC) is reportedly considering cutting as many as 40,000 jobs. How worried should investors be?
- Amazon.com (NAS: AMZN) , Yahoo! (NAS: YHOO) , and DISH Network (NAS: DISH) are among the final bidders for Hulu. Which company needs this victory the most?
All that, plus Motley Fool retirement expert Robert Brokamp shares advice on Social Security and ways for you to rule your retirement.
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