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Real Misery Index

Marcus Baram

Real Misery Index Dropped During Summer Months, Hinting At Recovery

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Though underemployment still looms over the economy, other encouraging signs of a recovery helped push down Huffington Post's Real Misery Index to 24 ...

Marcus Baram

The Real Misery Index April 2010: Underemployment Woes Lead To Two-Tier Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story has been updated The unemployment crisis continues to stymie a full economic recovery, with ripple effects from credit card delinquencie...

Marcus Baram

The Real Misery Index - November 2009: A Few Positive Trends

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a turnaround from recent months, the slight dip in unemployment represents one of the few positive trends in the economy, according to HuffPost's R...

Marcus Baram

HuffPost's Real Misery Index: Nearly One In Six Americans Are Jobless Or Underemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The rise in unemployment continues to devastate Americans, according to the latest update of the Huffington Post Real Misery Index. The index rose ...

Marcus Baram

The Real Misery Index: Unemployment Increases The Hardship

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The rise in unemployment continues to prolong the hardship for millions of Americans, according to the latest update of the Huffington Post's Real Mis...

Keeping the Spotlight on Lobbying Outrages and Economic Hard Times

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

News stories about lobbyists undermining reform tend to pop up, make our blood pressure rise, then quickly drop off the media radar until the next outrage grabs our attention. Which is why we have launched HuffPost's LobbyBlog, an ongoing, consistently refreshed, collection of the latest information on lobbying, lobbyists, and the tragic impact they are having on our lives.

Marcus Baram

The Real Misery Index: State Of The Economy Remains Gloomy

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consumer confidence is on the rise and home prices have rebounded slightly, but things are still pretty miserable for millions of Americans, according...

HuffPost's Real Misery Index: Recalculating The Hard Times

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Research assistance by Cara Parks The Huffington Post has developed a new feature that aims to provide a more accurate gauge of what is happening in ...