Category Archives: Unemployment
With such slow growth, it isn’t possible to get the employment situation to improve significantly, despite the attempts at upbeat headlines. On April 5th we learned that March experienced the biggest monthly increase in people dropping out of the labor … Continue reading
I wish I could take credit for this level of entertaining insight, but I cannot. This was forwarded to me in an email that I just had to share. A Primer: Understanding Derivatives Heidi is the proprietor of a bar … Continue reading
On December 22nd, Lenore Hawkins joined Freedom Watch with Dunstan Prial and Jonathan Hoenig to discuss the debate on immigration and the push-back in the media by the so-called 1%. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Watch the latest video … Continue reading
This week I had the distinct pleasure of enjoying a breakfast with Carmen Reinhart, followed by a discussion on the exceptionally high levels of sovereign and private debt in the U.S. and the Eurozone and the likely economic consequences. The … Continue reading
On September 15th, Lenore Hawkins joined the Freedom Fighters to discuss the effectiveness of unemployment insurance and the SEC’s destruction of evidence gathered in its investigations of Wall Street banks.
I am endlessly amazed at the mentality of many on Wall Street. So many times in the past few weeks we have heard, “Now is the time to buy! We have oversold markets!” Today we see the markets drop another … Continue reading
The major U.S. equity averages have reached correction territory today, which is defined as a 10% drop from their recent high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Nasdaq all hit their highs of 2011 high … Continue reading
On June 8th, one of our Principals, Lenore Hawkins was on a panel on Fox Bulls and Bears with Peter Morici and Gary Kaultbuam discussing how to improve the employment situation and suggestions for investors in the current climate.
As the saying goes, “Don’t fight the Fed.” Or perhaps it is Mr. Bernanke that can’t fight the economy. While in the short-run I’ve seen the Fed show itself to be a potent force, I’m putting my bets in the … Continue reading