Holiday moods often run the gamut between joy and melancholy. And, an Ohio State University researcher says an individual’s great expectations have a bearing on whether someone smiles or frowns. College of Social Work Professor, Gilbert Greene, says the key is to identify whether stress is likely to help or hurt one’s mood.
Major Columbus Employer Reports Drop In Quarterly Income
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One of the largest private employers in Central Ohio today says its quarterly income fell sharply during the final months of 2011.
JP Morgan Chase says set asides for future litigation and declines in investment income took a financial toll during the last quarter. The bank employs 19,000 workers in Central Ohio. Its quarterly income fell 23% as investment income declined and it set aside more than a half billion dollars for legal challenges related to poorly written mortgages.Â On the plus side of the ledger,Â the bank says it has completed 452,000 mortgage modifications and fewer consumers are delinquent on loans.
Associated Press contributed to this story