Permanent Fund trustees bullish on national bailout package

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 372 points yesterday and another 161 points today as investors reacted to the U.S. government’s $700 billion plan to stabilize the nation’s troubled financial markets. But at the Alaska Permanent Fund’s annual board meeting yesterday in Juneau, trustees and investment experts were bullish on the proposed bailout and what it means for the Fund.

John Ryan, KTOO – Juneau

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