Posts Tagged ‘Bureau of Labor Statistics’

The Recession is Over! Long Live the Recession!

The Recession is Over!  Long Live the Recession!

Look people… don’t get bummed out about this study, because a few years from now the NBER is probably going to refer to today as having been a peak. ... (Continue reading)

Only One Paycheck Away from Disaster… No kidding, really? Go figure.

Only One Paycheck Away from Disaster... No kidding, really?  Go figure.

Since then, we’ve been bubbled into financial ruin. We bought high and sold low, until our 401(k)s turned into 201(k)s, and then we doubled down on shares of Pets.com, never bothering to question how the company planned to deliver... (Continue reading)

I Guess Nobody Wants to Read Bad News: Fed Chair Ben Bernankes Testimony to Congress

I Guess Nobody Wants to Read Bad News: Fed Chair Ben Bernankes Testimony to Congress

People… we have to stop the foreclosures. They breed more foreclosures. They reduce spending and lower tax receipts. They cause increased unemployment. They cause more bonds to default. They make our banks insolvent. They... (Continue reading)

Banks Lobbying, Financial Reforms & Who’s Recovering?

Banks Lobbying, Financial Reforms & Who's Recovering?

Like the flying monkeys from the Wizard of Oz, they’ve been summoned by the bankers to our nation’s capital; flying in from around the country until they hit the steps of the U.S. Capital building… when they’re transformed into lobbyists... (Continue reading)


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