Summary: Wall Street gave up gains but finished above the worst levels of the day after Ukraine said it destroyed Russian trucks that crossed into its territory. Monster hits lifetime high as Coke buys in. Conway G. Gittens reports.
-: Obama has been a GREAT president. Well, except for: Record number of long term unemployed, 93 million Record number on food stamps, 47 million, Lowest home ownership since 1994, Record high debt $19.4 trillion up more than 55% since dooffus took office Record high average rents, $788 per month Record number of 18-34 year old living with mom and dad, up 60% Median income of 18-34 year old, fallen 22% since 1985 Record high student debt, $1.4 trillion Record high black unemployment 14% Record high poverty level 16.5% Record high health insurance rates, ave. for family $2063 per month 50% more New Yorkers sleeping in shelters than in 2008