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Is U.S. Nearing Full Employment?

Harlan Green | Posted 04.09.2017 | Business
Harlan Green

Are we nearing full employment, and hence the higher inflation that always accompanies full employment? Not really, because wage growth is still stuck in the 2 percent range, and rising wages are the first sign of higher inflation and approaching full employment.

It's the Demographics, Stupid

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Daniel P. Collins

Back in January I posed a question regarding the health of our economy and the job market. Finally a new study has attempted to answer it.

Mark Gongloff

6 Bad Numbers In The October Jobs Report | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

The October jobs report was reason to drink Pabst Blue Ribbon, not champagne. The employment data, released on Friday, were better than economists ...

New Data Show Net Job Growth Under Obama

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.27.2012 | Business

A tiny, routine revision in some jobs data could have a big political payoff for President Obama. The Labor Department on Thursday morning quietly ...

The Fed's Next Move

Michael Pento | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

If they get their wish, watch for the gold market to explode higher in price, as the U.S. dollar sinks into the abyss.

What Are the Real Jobs Numbers?

Harlan Green | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

Consumers, perk up. Things may not be so bad, as the confidence surveys indicate. History, in fact, may repeat itself.

2011 -- The Year That Wasn't

Harlan Green | Posted 02.26.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

The bottom line is that many difficulties lie ahead, but it doesn't look like congressional gridlock can do much more to limit growth.

Economy Recovers Under Obama

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Retail sales unexpectedly climbed 0.3 % in February. In America's consumer driven economy, retail sales lead the way out of business recession and consequent double-digit unemployment.