They’re laying people off less fastly now. So awesome, you guys.
Bad News Bears React to Non-Farm Payroll Report
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A Roundup of Reactions to the Jobs Number
This morning’s jobs report? No es bueno. It makes the November numbers we got in early December look even more manipulated in retrospect. Oil and stocks sold off in reaction, but gold actually staged a furious comeback off the early morning’s lows. There’s a lot more to the report than the number itself. Here are…
The Great Recession's Ten Commandments
One: I am The Great Recession that snapped you out of your debt binge and brought the entire world to its knees, thou shalt compare no other recessions to me.
Dear Class of 2010, Here Are Your Job Options
To those of you who will be graduating next spring, use these five industries as your starting point for locating job opportunities. The upside for those engaged in bankruptcy, union labor, regulation, lobbying and big government will be nothing short of staggering.
30,000 New Job Openings…
We’ll see if any ex-retail clerks or out-of-work mortgage brokers want to take Obama up on these job openings.
November Jobs Report: Big Upside Surprise
From the New York Times: The Labor Department reported Friday that the United States economy shed 11,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate fell to 10 percent, down from 10.2 percent in October. Market was expecting a loss of like 125k or so. There were also some revisions of September and October: The government…
Hot Links: In The Bunker
Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… The SEC hedge fund probe is going deeper. (DealBook) Classic Crudele: What Bernanke should answer for in his hearing today. (NYP) I’m making this one the post of the day: Carl Icahn talks activist investing with Robert Shiller‘s financial markets class at Yale. (Greenbackd) Get yourself up to speed and…
Big Business and Big Government: Let the Apathy Olympics Begin!
Nothing that Obama has proposed, that Geithner has enacted or that Krugman has cheerleaded has meant a damn thing for small businesses in the US.
John Mauldin on Being an Optimist and the Coming Millennium Wave
I am not sure where the new jobs will come from, but they will. Just as they did in 1975. -John Mauldin, November 2009 For those of you who are not yet subscribers to John Mauldin‘s weekly newsletter Thoughts From The Frontline, this week’s edition should finally push you over the fence. Mauldin writes beautifully…