6.3 million Americans out of work for more than half a year.
The Various Types of Unemployment
A chart of the various types of unemployment.
State By State Unemployment Rate Growth (Infographic)
Mint.com’s 2009 unemployment infographic.
Who Needs Jobs When We All Have iPhones?
iPhone sales vs the unemployment rate. Just because.
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.
About That Climate Change/ Health Care Sideshow…
As I have repeatedly said, the President’s biggest misstep has been his pursuit of climate change policy and health care reform ahead of financial stability and banking reform. Everything that was broken when he was elected is still broken, millions more have no jobs to go to and yet Obama and friends are still dicking…
about those lagging indicators…
By Tom Toles
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.