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by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 06:19 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
For the week ending Sept.22, the Department of Labor reported Thursday, seasonally adjusted first claims for unemployment benefits fell to 359,000. That was down 26,000 from the previous week's ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 06:42 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
(Calculated Risk) Annual growth in seasonally and inflation-adjusted gross domestic product took a dive to 1.5 percent in the second quarter of 2012, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported this ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 05:59 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
(Rachel Maddow Blog) For the week ending May 26, the Department of Labor reported Thursday, seasonally adjusted initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose to 383,000, 10,000 more than ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu May 31, 2012 at 06:12 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
(Calculated Risk) In its first estimate for the first quarter of 2012, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Friday morning that real (inflation-adjusted) gross domestic product rose at an ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Apr 27, 2012 at 06:18 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
In its second estimate for the fourth quarter of 2011, the Bureau of Economic Analysis has announced an upward revision of gross domestic product to an annualized level of 3.0 percent. That ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 11:48 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Sooner or later the hidden long-term Costs of Environmental Degradation will be factored into our measures of Economic progress. There is no way around it. Some serious Environmentalists are ...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Feb 20, 2012 at 04:19 PM PST with 16 Recommends
(Calculated Risk) In its first estimate for ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Jan 27, 2012 at 06:00 AM PST with 18 Recommends
(St. Louis Federal Reserve) The holiday season, as ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 06:34 AM PST with 15 Recommends
For the second time in four days, another powerful piece of journalistic analysis from Binyamin Appelbaum provides us with the lead story in the latest edition of the New York Times: “[http://www....
by bobswern
Comment Count 453 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 02:51 AM PDT with 433 Recommends
The nation's gross domestic product expanded at a pitiful seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.3 percent in the second quarter that ended June 30, the Department of ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 167 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 06:13 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Ben Bernanke (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)   ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 49 comments on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Krugman rarely disappoints, and his op-ed in Friday’s NY Times, “[http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/03/opinion/03krugman.html The Mistake of 2010],” is no exception. In it we learn that–at a ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 279 comments on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 11:01 PM PDT with 254 Recommends
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by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Apr 28, 2011 at 03:25 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
There is a deep, deep disconnect between how the political leaders, chattering classes and traditional media view what is happening in the economy versus how the rest of the people feel the ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Apr 04, 2011 at 07:37 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 72 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 08:30 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Chart courtesy ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 82 comments on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 07:30 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
As a few reading this may know, yesterday, I posted [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/03/20/958379/-Johnson,-Krugman,-Nocera:-Elizabeth-Warren-Is-Getting-Thrown-Under-The-Bus- THIS diary] about ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 106 comments on Tue Mar 22, 2011 at 01:41 AM PDT with 171 Recommends
The tragedy in Japan is real and the loss of life truly sad. But, there is one other piece of knowledge to glean today that is a long-term keeper: how disasters are GOOD for the Gross Domestic ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 11, 2011 at 11:12 AM PST with 8 Recommends
I love my country. From sea to shining sea. Truly I do. Not in that nationalistic, super-patriotic, bloody-minded way that actually extended the country to those supposedly God-ordained boundaries ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 215 comments on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 04:10 PM PST with 174 Recommends