July 26, 2017

Video: Warren driver attacks Republican tracker

Genius. Alternate headline: Unemployment in Massachusetts Ticks Up By One Job.  Seriously, how dumb … [Read more...]

A reminder about the path to “full employment”

Your charts of the day. Earlier today, I wrote about the new ad from Bill Clinton that correctly … [Read more...]

Unemployment up in 44 states

Swing states not swinging up The engine of growth remains in low gear, it seems, and it’s not … [Read more...]

Poll: Is the youth vote slowly turning to Romney?

Somewhat less enthused. Yesterday, I wondered whether the almost 17 percent youth unemployment rate … [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...]

Roosevelt | “To Dissolve the Unholy Alliance Between Corrupt Business and Corrupt Politics is the First Task”

Why Is Corruption So Widespread? Liberals love Franklin Delano Roosevelt … and conservatives hate … [Read more...]

Gallup: Unemployment went up in July

Weekly jobless claims rise again. Two more indicators previewing tomorrow’s July jobs report … [Read more...]

ADP jobs report shows slowing in July; Update: Manufacturing “unexpectedly contracts” in July

Portents. Time to start breaking out the predictive indicators for Friday’s jobs report on … [Read more...]

GAO Study Finds OCC Foreclosure Review too Hard for Us to Understand

Apparently, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has been studying the possible reasons why … [Read more...]

Mortgage Servicing… The Winds Have Shifted, the Pendulum is About to Swing

  Early in 2010, while speaking in Park City, Utah at the American Bar Association’s Conference … [Read more...]

Friendly reminder from Obama: This is a choice election, not a referendum on my performance; Update: New Obama ad responds to “you didn’t build that” criticism

He’s right, it is a choice election. First choice: Eight percent unemployment and catastrophic … [Read more...]

How’s the View from Where You’re Sitting?

So, I was wondering… how’s the view from where you’re sitting these days.  Is it … [Read more...]

Another recession coming?

For rising numbers of the poor, it's already here. As the jobs numbers and other economic data start … [Read more...]

Understanding Elite Fraud and the Mortgage Meltdown with William K. Black – A MM Podcast

If you know anything about the Savings & Loan crisis, then you know William K. Black.  If you … [Read more...]

Unemployment up in 6 of 10 swing states

Trends We all know what’s truly important in this election in the minds of America’s … [Read more...]

Unemployment up in 6 of 10 swing states

Trends We all know what’s truly important in this election in the minds of America’s … [Read more...]

Weekly jobless claims jump 34,000 to 386K

"Big miss." Last week, I warned readers that the Independence Day holiday always plays hob with … [Read more...]

Videos: Romney, RNC attack crony capitalism in Obama stimulus programs

"I sent an email to my partners that said Matt Rogers is about to get treated like a hooker dropped … [Read more...]

Study: 9% unemployment if Congress doesn’t stop sequestration

2.14 million U.S. jobs will disappear The congressional Super Committee is long gone, but the … [Read more...]

The lasting damage of this economy on young workers

Perpetual damage There’s a lot of talk about the difference between the published BLS … [Read more...]

Spanish labor not taking to those new austerity measures too well

Difícil. Spain’s recent financial and economic woes in the midst of the wider eurozone crisis … [Read more...]

Video: Romney booed at NAACP for pledging to repeal ObamaCare

Lion's den. Give Mitt Romney a lot of credit, first for agreeing to appear at the NAACP convention … [Read more...]

Open thread: Romney to speak at NAACP; Update: Excerpts added

Making the rounds. Mitt Romney makes his pitch to the oldest civil-rights organization in the US … [Read more...]

Oh, good: Govt overpaid $14 billion in unemployment benefits in 2011

So, how's that whole "cutting waste" thing working out? Blergh. Obviously, when gigantic … [Read more...]

LBO AMERICA with Catherine Austin Fitts, A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Catherine Austin Fitts has perspective on the housing and mortgage meltdown like no other.  Under … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Expectations. President Obama, at his second campaign stop Friday following a dismal June jobs … [Read more...]

Obama: The jobs report is a “step in the right direction”

Wait, are we looking at the same jobs report? Hey, remember a few years ago, back in 2009, when … [Read more...]

Three Central Banks Surprise… Desperation in Three Part Harmony

  Yesterday, the New York Times reported that in a single hour three central banks… one in … [Read more...]

Jobs report: 80K jobs added, 8.2% jobless rate; Update: Worst quarter in 2 years

Recovery Bummer, redux. The jobs report for June shows another gloomy month in the US economy.  Job … [Read more...]

I Would Have Bet Anything Against This 10 Years Ago…

I’m not kidding about this… If even ten years ago, someone would have tried to tell me … [Read more...]

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