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Must- and Should-Reads: Felix Salmon (2012): [Annals of Dubious Research, 401(k) Loan-Default Edition](http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=14028) Jared Bernstein: [September Jobs](http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=14025) Brink Lindsey, ed.:...Show More Summary
Latest labor snapshot is a sharp poke in the eye for those who thought the U.S. economy could escape the global downdraft
It has been some time since a bank failed...From the FDIC: Fidelity Bank, Atlanta, Georgia, Assumes All of the Deposits of the Bank of Georgia, Peachtree City, GeorgiaAs of June 30, 2015, The Bank of Georgia had approximately $294.2 million in total assets and $280.7 million in total deposits.... Show More Summary
Oct 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. jobs data were a bust, China remains a threat, the Fed won’t hike until, well, don’t ask, and bad news is good news for the stock market once again. Stocks plunged and then rallied back to gains on Friday after payrolls data showed not just declining momentum in job […]
It's the first sponsor of soccer's governing body to demand the tainted president steps down ahead of a February election
By request, here is another update of an earlier post through the September employment report.NOTE: Several readers have asked if I could add a lag to these graphs (obviously a new President has zero impact on employment for the month they are elected). Show More Summary
A plummeting then rocketing stock price shows a lot of very mixed opinion about the company's chances for profitability
Treasury Yields Drop AgainCurve Watcher's Anonymous notes a further plunge in yields today following the disastrous payroll and factory order reports. Yield on the 30-year long bond fell to 2.80% from 2.85% yesterday. Yield on the 10-year note once again sports a 1-handle at 1.97%, down from 2.03%. Show More Summary
Layoffs follow months of rumors and arrived less than two months after the retail giant trimmed its annual earnings outlook
(October 2, 2015 02:00 PM, by Scott Sumner) I've done scattered posts discussing the flaws in alternative approaches to monetary economics. Here I'd like to try to show some underlying themes in these critiques. I'll briefly discuss 4 common myths: 1. The trade view 2. The fiscal view... (0 COMMENTS)
Today's Water Cooler: TPP zombie to stagger on another day, Clinton mail, terrible employment stats, ACA not affordable,privatization #FAILs
A profile (though I doubt the headline applies to readers of this blog).
Why GoPro Stock Is Another Wall Street Darling to Short GoPro Inc. (Nasdaq: GPRO) continues to defy the odds thanks to a litany of headlines and experts who just "know" the stock is going to rebound. The post Why GoPro Stock Is Another Wall Street Darling to Short appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Show More Summary
The monthly jobs report is out for September and it stinks. The post Here’s Why The Jobs Report Really Stinks appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money! See and understand the liquidity flowing from the Fed, Treasury, and other major central banks and primary dealers as they impact markets in the Wall Street Examiner Professional Edition.
Live from Strada: Don't believe The Hill, or its reporter Kevin Cirilli: Kevin Cirilli: [Top Brookings economist forced out over biz-backed study](http://thehill.com/policy/finance/255298-top-brookings-economist-forced-out-over-biz-backes-study): "The left-leaning Brookings Institution is forcing one of its top economists to resign... Show More Summary
This was a disappointing employment report with 142,000 jobs added, and employment gains for July and August were revised down.Also wages declined slightly, from the BLS: "In September, average hourly earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls, at $25.09, changed little (-1 cent), following a 9-cent gain in August. Show More Summary
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On top of today's disastrous jobs report, comes still more weakness in the factory sector.The US Census Bureau report on Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders shows: New orders for manufactured goods in August decreased $8.2 billion or 1.7 percent to $473.0 billion. Show More Summary