Look at how many people lost their jobs in 2007

Countrywide Financial* 11,520
Masco 8,000
American Home Mortgage 6,000
First Magnus 5,940
GMAC/Residential Capital 5,260
New Century 5,200
Lennar* 4,400
Capital One Financial 3,900
Stock Building Supply 3,500
Washington Mutual 3,150
Bank of America 3,000
ACC Capital Holdings 2,600
National City 2,500
SunTrust 2,400
Lehman Brothers 2,225
Option One 2,010
Pulte Homes 2,000
First American 1,900
HSBC mortgage businesses 1,760
ABN Amro Mortgage 1,700
Washington Mutual 1,640
Accredited Home Lenders 1,600
First Horizon 1,560
UBS* 1,500
IndyMac Bancorp 1,400
NovaStar Financial 1,395
Bear Stearns 1,350
Delta Financial 1,240
WMC Mortgage Corp.* 1,221
USG Corp. 1,100
LandAmerica Financial 1,100
Aegis Mortgage 1,000
Mortgage Lenders Network 900
First NLC Financial Services 850
Silver State Mortgage 800
First National Bank 753
Fifth Third 700
Beazer Homes 650
Lending Tree 650
E-Loan 627
Morgan Stanley 600
Deutsche Bank 580
WCI Communities 575
Bear Stearns 550
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 500
NetBank* 450
Impac Mortgage Holdings 450
Chase Home Finance 430
EquiFirst 430
Fremont Investment & Loan 420
Nomura Holdings 400
Credit Suisse 350
Foxtons 350
PHH Mortgage 300
CIT Home Lending 300
The Mortgage Store 300
Spectrum Financial 280
People’s Choice Home Loan 242
Lyon Homes 226
Fannie Mae 200
Acoustic Home Loans 200
Block Mortgage 200
Mohawk Industries 200

These layoffs come from the Challenger Report and Marketwatch.com
Total nearly 800,000. Bush said the economy is booming and doing very well.
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