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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 latest analysis appearing in the MSM, over the past 48 hours, regarding our country's just-announced Q2 2010 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) metrics indicates that initial estimates of 2.4% growth--...
by bobswern
Comment Count 737 comments on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 02:21 AM PDT with 386 Recommends
This morning, I'm going to incorporate two pieces from today's NY Times into one post, since, as you'll see, they're essentially about the same topic: Bob Herbert's op-ed column, "[http://www.nytimes.
by bobswern
Comment Count 518 comments on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 11:52 PM PDT with 337 Recommends
Highly-respected economic pundit Bill McBride, the Publisher of [http://www.calculatedriskblog.com Calculated Risk], served up a triple-whammy of inconvenient realities over at his blog on Saturday. ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 689 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 04:18 AM PDT with 325 Recommends
[http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/17/de-facto-double-dips/ Paul Krugman], [http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/roubini27/English Nouriel Roubini] and [http://www.calculatedriskblog....
by bobswern
Comment Count 385 comments on Mon Jul 19, 2010 at 12:13 AM PDT with 284 Recommends
Tonight, I come to you with some unsolicited (IMHO, critical) advice: For multiple reasons, which I get into briefly, below, and for the sake of the success of the Democratic Party this year, please ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 364 comments on Mon Jan 04, 2010 at 02:07 AM PST with 276 Recommends
Wow! Summing this diary up into one sentence: Apparently, much of what we thought we knew about our economy, statistically speaking, is wrong. Multiple reports and blog stories, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 289 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 03:00 AM PST with 275 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
IMHO, as the travesties relating to what's occurring, less and less behind-the-scenes (primarily due to efforts in the blogosphere), within our economy mount, the asleep-at-the-wheel MSM's ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 441 comments on Mon Jan 11, 2010 at 03:52 AM PST with 243 Recommends
This story was filed over at the AP at 4:29PM, and then linked from the front page of the NY Times online edition less than a half-hour ago: "[http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/01/31/business/AP-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 323 comments on Sun Jan 31, 2010 at 03:33 PM PST with 202 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
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
US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner posted an "interesting" op-ed in yesterday's NY Times: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/03/opinion/03geithner.html?_r=3&hp Welcome to the Recovery]."
by bobswern
Comment Count 339 comments on Wed Aug 04, 2010 at 03:45 AM PDT with 132 Recommends
Bob Herbert's outstanding Op Ed in Tuesday's NY Times, "[http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/26/opinion/26herbert.html Our Crumbling Foundations,]" scratches the surface of a very bleak socio-economic ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 124 comments on Tue May 26, 2009 at 01:43 AM PDT with 127 Recommends
In the past hour, the Bureau of Economic Analysis posted a second downward revision to the widely-trumpeted third quarter Gross Domestic Product numbers, this time to 2.2%. Additionally, per the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 186 comments on Tue Dec 22, 2009 at 06:53 AM PST with 89 Recommends
Growth of real (inflation-adjusted) U.S. gross domestic product for the third quarter outpaced the consensus of analysts. The Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis announced Thursday ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 78 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2014 at 09:04 AM PDT with 77 Recommends
As I've stated it in past posts, our economy is in worse shape than many in the public, including some in the blogosphere, have been led to believe. Regrettably, when others, such as myself, try to ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 140 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 03:03 AM PST with 76 Recommends
Why so glum, Mr. Boehner? ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 266 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2014 at 07:33 AM PST with 66 Recommends
The Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis announced Wednesday that the economy grew at a paltry, seasonally adjusted annual rate of 0.1 percent in the first quarter of ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 86 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
It may come as a surprise to some, but our government--specifically the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)--continues to rather grossly understate the extent of our country's ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 102 comments on Sun Mar 07, 2010 at 06:59 AM PST with 53 Recommends