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How to Attract Top Millennial Talent to Your Small Law Firm

According to data taken from Census Bureau data of 2015, the Pew Research Center found that Millennials now make up the largest workforce in the nation, according to the Pew Research Center, they're expected to soon become the largest living generation.Along with this giant demographic change are the attendant cultural......

New Home Sales increased to 495,000 Annual Rate in October

The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 495 thousand. The previous three months were revised down by a total of 40 thousand (SAAR)."SSales of new single-family houses in...Show More Summary

Strong Nondefense Aircraft Orders Pushed Durable Goods Sales Higher in October

The Census Bureau said that new durable goods orders rose 3.0 percent in October, rebounding from declines in both AugustRead the Rest...

Preliminary Data Suggest That the Goods Trade Deficit Narrowed in October

Preliminary data from the Census Bureau suggest that the goods trade deficit should narrow somewhat, down from $66.25 billion inRead the Rest...

Census change may result in fewer 'white' Americans

The Census Bureau is considering changes to its race and ethnicity questions that would reclassify some minorities who were considered "white" in the past, a move that may speed up the date when America's white population falls below 50%. Census Director John Thompson told the Associated Press...

Construction permits for new residential units plummeted in September

Developers are planning dramatically fewer residential units in the city, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. In September, real estate firms filed permits to build a mere... To view the full story, click the title link.

Housing Starts decreased to 1.060 Million Annual Rate in October

From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and CompletionsHousing Starts:Privately-owned housing starts in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,060,000. This is 11.0 percent below the revised September estimate of 1,191,000...Show More Summary

The Feds didn’t trust the Census Bureau to compile crime stats

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The Census Bureau could be on the verge of losing one of its biggest paying customers. A year ago I, told you that the Justice Department apparently didn’t trust Census statistics on crime, so it turned to an outside company, called Westat, which is made up of ex-Census employees. It’s still unclear whether Westat is...

Here's why the rise of this recession indicator might not indicate a recession (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

Here's an under-covered but very interesting economic data point: the Census Bureau's inventory-to-sales ratio. Right now, this ratio is spiking, indicating that businesses in the US are accumulating a stockpile of goods (this ratioShow More Summary

Retail Sales increased 0.1% in October

On a monthly basis, retail sales were up 0.1% from September to October (seasonally adjusted), and sales were up 1.7% from October 2014.From the Census Bureau report:The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that advance estimates of U.S. Show More Summary

Friday's retail sales report is the biggest economic news of the week — and it doesn't even matter (DIA, XRT)

On Friday morning, the Census Bureau will release the October retail sales report. Expectations are for sales to rise 0.3% over the prior month and rise 0.4% when excluding the more volatile costs of food and gas. Earlier this week,Show More Summary

The state of Veterans in Illinois

Nov. 11th is Veterans Day, a holiday to honor all of those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. It originally was established to mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. Census Bureau estimates say that there are nearly three-quarters of a million veterans currently living in Illinois....

Veterans Day By the Numbers

Cam Cardow / Cagle Cartoons By Tom Purcell “I had no idea that many men and women have served our country in our armed forces.” “Ah, yes, you refer to Veterans Day facts and figures shared by the U.S. Census Bureau. Did you know there are 19.3 million U.S. Show More Summary

CDC: Uninsured rate falls to lowest ever

Yep. Obamacare just keeps on not failing. The new data comes from the National Health Interview Survey, which the CDC and the Census Bureau have been conducting for more than 50 years. The questions have changed over the years, but the...Show More Summary

U.S. Posts a Record Deficit in Manufacturing Trade

``The U.S. trade deficit in manufacturing hit a record $74.7 billion in September, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by RealityChek, a reliable blog on manufacturing and trade. That could become fodder for debate in the presidential election, where candidates have been arguing over the plight of American factory workers. ''

Afternoon Coffee: Trade Deficit Shrinks, Google Plans to Be Using Drones for Deliveries by 2017

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The U.S. trade deficit shrunk in September to $40.8 billion, down from the $48.0 billion in August, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. The deficit is now the lowest it has been in seven months and lower than the $41.1 billion economists had predicted. Show More Summary

The Best Cities for Children

Families move for a wide variety of reasons. In one U.S. Census Bureau survey of Americans who had recently relocated, roughly half of all respondents cited housing as the primary reason for their move, while 30% said they moved for family reasons and 20% moved for work-related reasons. Show More Summary

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrowed in September after Soaring in August

The Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau said that the U.S. trade deficit narrowed, down from $48.02 billionRead the Rest...

Trade Deficit decreased in September to $40.8 Billion

The Department of Commerce reported:The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was was $40.8 billion in September, down $7.2 billion from $48.0 billion in August, revised. Show More Summary

Do Anti-Poverty Programs Work Better Than We Think?

Poverty data generally comes from the Census Bureau, which bases its analysis on the Current Population Survey. But do poor people under-report or underestimate the value of the programs they participate in? They might, and it seems to me it's pretty easy to figure this out. Show More Summary

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