FTS-100 Money, Fall 2004

Helpful information
Instructor: David Wolfe (click here for office hour information)
Course schedule (all assignments are here)

Handouts:
Course syllabus
Additional course requirements

News: (Links to a Local copy are accessible from on-campus machines only.)
Read for Fri, 9/17: LA fan buys entire statium section. Associated Press. 9/16/04. Local copy.
Read for Tue, 9/21: The Next Shock: Not Oil, but Debt. New York Times. 9/5/04. Local copy.
Read for Tue, 9/21: Storm Chasing on Wall Street. New York Times. 9/19/04. Local copy.
Step Right Up and Beat the Numbers. New York Times. 9/19/04. Local copy.
Illinois State Drink. New York Times. 9/20/04. Local copy.
Whoever Wins, More Taxes May Be the Only Way Out. New York Times. 9/26/04. Local copy.
Read for Mon, 9/27: How Tax Cuts Feed the Beast. New York Times. 9/21/04. Local copy.
Bush Said to Be Ready to Open Oil Reserve Spigot. New York Times. 9/23/04. Local copy.
How Not to Save Social Security. New York Times. 9/23/04. Local copy.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl. New York Times. 9/28/04. Local copy.
Three articles on the Iraqi Swiss Dinars
U.S. offers download of new $50 bill. CNN.com. 10/1/04. Local copy.
Articles on the latest tax bill
Republicans Try to Dilute Provisions in Tax Bill. New York Times. 10/5/04. Local copy.
Senate Approves Bill Worth $140 Billion in Corporate Tax Breaks. New York Times. 10/12/04. Local copy.
Congress Gives Away the Store. New York Times. 10/12/04. Local copy.
How Tax Bill Gave Business More and More. New York Times. 10/13/04. Local copy.
The Economy Unspun. New York Times. 10/13/04. Local copy.
The Economy Unspun. New York Times. 10/13/04. Local copy.
Float Time on Checks Shortens. New York Times. 10/28/04. Local copy.
Bin Laden Lauds Costs Of War to U.S.. Washington Post. 11/2/04. Local copy.
Soaring Interest Compounds Credit Card Pain for Millions. New York Times. 11/10/04. Local copy.
Somalia's diaspora offers financial lifeline. BBC. 11/24/04. Local copy.

Assignments:
Paper: Life Experience
Currency and Culture (oral presentation)
Currency and Culture (research paper)
Diversified Wager
You Bet Your Life

Other resources:
Gustavus Library and Michelle Twait's suggested references
Lexis-Nexis (available from on-campus computers)
Proquest Newsstand Complete (available from on-campus computers)
Diane Hacker, A Writer's Reference web resources
factcheck.org

Other resources:
Diane Hacker, A Writer's Reference web resources
Presentations:
(none)