Japan's Latest Economic Transfusion
New York Times
The $116 billion stimulus package unveiled Friday by Japan's new prime minister, Shinzo Abe, is a step in the right direction for the world's third-largest economy and America's fourth-largest trading partner. Mr. Abe's predecessors in the center-left ...
DealBook will be live-blogging the Senate Finance Committee hearing, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Washington. In the meantime, DealBook has a rundown of some of the tough questions that Mr. Geithner is likely to confront.
The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post all lead with a rundown of the blood transfusion for two of the ailing Big Three: General Motors and Chrysler will collectively receive $13.4 billion by January, with another $4 billion on the way if Congress approves the second half of the $700 billion bailout package, from which loans will be drawn (find the quick-and-dirty version here). In exchange, the companies are expected to produce plans for long-term sustainability by the end of March, with a laundry list of stipulations from the outgoing administration.
- trans • fu • sion
- transfusions (複数形)
Pronunciation: /ˈrənˌdoun/[usually in singular]
Pronunciation: /ˈrənˈdoun/(usually run-down)
2 [predic.] tired and somewhat unwell, especially through overwork:feeling tired and generally run-downn.
- A point-by-point summary.
- Baseball. A play in which a runner is trapped between bases and is pursued by fielders attempting to make the tag.
- In poor physical condition; weak or exhausted.
- Dirty and dilapidated: rundown housing projects.
- Unwound and not running: a run-down watch.
run something down (or run down)
phrasal verb of run