August 21, 2017

Paul Ryan’s Bullshit About Bankruptcy Data

The philosopher Harry Frankfurt famously published his book, On Bullshit, where he distinguished … [Read more...]

July jobs report: 163K jobs added, 8.3% jobless rate

Boost? The Bureau of Labor Statistics gave some mildly good news for the first time in four months.  … [Read more...]

Obamateurism of the Day

Step by step. Analysts universally panned the jobs report on Friday, which showed a growth of only … [Read more...]

Rasmussen: Dems least likely to know spending has risen over last ten years

Majority want spending indexed to population growth. We see enough surveys that claim conservatives … [Read more...]

Gallup poll suggests spike in unemployment for February

And underemployment as well. Barack Obama has had some good news on the employment front the last … [Read more...]

Unemployment edges down to 8.5%, 200K jobs added

Good start. The US economy got off to a good start in 2012, thanks to a December increase in hiring … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Filings Drop for 13th Consecutive Month

On a year-over-year basis, the U.S. bankruptcy filing rate dropped for the 13th consecutive month in … [Read more...]

The return of the 400K myth

Initial jobless claims back to Q1 levels. There seems to be no more fertile area for statistical … [Read more...]

Unemployment edges to 9.0%, 80K jobs added

Weak. Unemployment dropped a tenth of a point in October but the number of jobs added provided less … [Read more...]

How many jobs were added for August?

Hint: It's a nice round number Early projections for the August jobs report weren’t looking … [Read more...]

Ghost Towns: 25 million more suburban homes by 2030 than are needed.

Editor’s Note: Put simply this crisis will still be ongoing in 20 years. When you add the … [Read more...]

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