A Disappointing Jobs Report

By: Friday January 10, 2014 8:28 am

The latest jobs report for December from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was disappointing. While official unemployment did technically drop from 7 percent to 6.7 percent, the top line number fails to tell the real story. The drop in unemployment comes from people leaving the workforce, not a real increase in jobs. Last month nonfarm [...]

Obama Won’t Speak Out about Debt, Too Concerned What “Markets” Will Think

By: Friday June 3, 2011 8:19 am

At a recent meeting with House Democrats, President Obama shot down the members’ hopes that he might step up his rhetoric against the Republicans. He’s concerned how the markets would react to his statements. From Huffington Post: Obama also told the assembled Democrats not to count on more fiery rhetoric from the Oval Office. “He [...]

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