Those Damn Unemployment Numbers

Feb 05, 11 Those Damn Unemployment Numbers

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Welcome to the number one recession survival blog! Sign up for our RSS feed and follow us on Twitter to get the most out of the information provided here. Thanks for joining us! Tweet The unemployment rate dropped by an amazing .4% last month, from 9.4% to 9%.  This...

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Beneath The Unemployment Number

Jan 08, 11 Beneath The Unemployment Number

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Tweet President Obama and members of his administration were quick to herald the .4% drop in the December unemployment rate.  Although this is slightly good news, the creation of 103,000 is paltry and does not point to a robust recovery.  The majority of the new jobs came...

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Continued Political Gridlock Will Doom The American Economy

Dec 03, 10 Continued Political Gridlock Will Doom The American Economy

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Tweet The jobless rate inched closer to 10% as shown by the release of November’s unemployment rate. Inexplicably, this comes as shock to many politicians and pundits lulled by earlier news of tepid economic progress. The economy is in a state of emergency and our...

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New Unemployment Numbers Not Promising

Jun 07, 10 New Unemployment Numbers Not Promising

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Tweet Although the unemployment rate fell to 9.7% for the month of May, the Obama administration is not happy.  The vast majority of jobs added to the economy were temporary census positions.  Meanwhile, private companies failed to meet economists’ expectations.  Last...

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Although Down, Jobless Numbers Portend Trouble

Jun 04, 10 Although Down, Jobless Numbers Portend Trouble

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Tweet Although the unemployment rate fell to 9.7% for the month of May, the Obama administration is not happy. The vast majority of jobs added to the economy were temporary census positions. Meanwhile, private companies failed to meet economists’ expectations. Last...

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