If you’re looking for reliable information about the economy and finance, look no further than Yahoo! Finance‘s “The Daily Ticker.” You’ll just want to overlook the occasional minor gaffes, like the claim that OMB slashed the GDP growth, when it was the growth estimate that was slashed. And don’t pay any mind to the actual numbers, which don’t make sense:
Although the writer does not get high marks for her writing. Two-thirds of the errors in this paragraph involve using the wrong word. You may disapprove of how she has handled the language, but those are just quibbles:
No one interested in the current economy cares about punctuation; however, I prefer a semicolon before however and a comma after it. A repeated word is just there to make sure you econ newbies get the message:
Don’t think that because the writer can’t type simple words that she’s not competent at handling more complex subjects. And ignore the arbitrary capitalization of Politico — she’s not really shouting at you, she’s just a tad confused about the correct use of the Shift key here:
See? The writer’s totally dependable. It’s just her writing that’s a little suspect.