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Five Years Since the Peak of the Real Estate Bubble - What To Watch For Now. - 02/20/12 01:06 PM
Happy Presidents’ Day! We have a rich history of great Presidents to be honored and it feels good to live in this great land. University of Oregon On The Rocks free ticket offer below (just above the banner.) It has been 5 years already from the 2007 height of the real estate market bubble. Five years. In some ways it is hard to believe that it has already been half a decade, but in other ways it is hard to remember the pre-crash exuberance. How do you come out on that – “doesn’t seem like 5” or “I can really only (0 comments)
Thirteen Definitions You Need to Know when Talking about U.S. Unemployment - 02/07/12 03:55 AM
Here are the Thirteen Essential Un/Employment Definitions for any BLS Jobs Report discussion. Each of these is a smaller subset of something above it. Numbers are as of January 31, 2012 as available. A: US Population ~313,000,000 (Everyone) B: Civilian Noninstitutional Population ~242,270,000 (per BLS: Included are persons 16 years of age and older residing in the 50 States and the District of Columbia who are not inmates of institutions (for example, penal and mental facilities, homes for the aged), and who are not on active duty in the Armed Forces.) C: Civilian Labor Force ~154,400,000 (sum of E below: Employed (10 comments)
How Unemployment Numbers Cause Debate - 02/07/12 01:31 AM
The single-largest drag on our economy is housing. The biggest kitchen-table concern is underemployment and unemployment. The two are connected as homeowners’ ability to buy homes is out of reach with the worst-in-our-lifetime employment picture. So the news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on Friday was more than welcome. A quarter million net private sector jobs created in the month was fantastic. Improvement of unemployment to 8.3% is also good. Or is it? The out-of-work number is 12.7 million people. That is as large as the population of Pennsylvania, every man, woman and child in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and (1 comments)
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