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  • Jobless Claims +21K to 311K [View news story]
    "300k will be the new normal could be due to the temporary job rotation."

    That would be a pretty good norm,,,the average for the 1970's was 341,000,
    1980's was 407,000....1990's 357,000...2000's 381,000....average for the last 40 years...384,000
    Aug 14 11:27 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Jobless Claims +21K to 311K [View news story]
    "US is headed for a total economic meltdown'....I guess you will be working on your
    Atlas Survival Shelter for the rest of the day....
    Aug 14 08:40 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #35 [View instapost]
    Robert Duval is a better actor than that "Macro" fella....
    Aug 13 02:45 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retail sales remain flat in July [View news story]
    9.349 miillion new jobs since February 2010....4.977 million of the higher paying variety...
    Aug 13 09:21 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retail sales remain flat in July [View news story]
    No recession coming...Y-o-Y Retail Sales ex Gasoline up 4.3%
    Aug 13 08:50 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is 5% Correction All We Are Getting Or Is Something Worse Waiting For Us? [View article]
    Yes when I saw the prices at 3 in the morning.. S&P futures sub 1900...but alas.....
    Aug 12 12:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is 5% Correction All We Are Getting Or Is Something Worse Waiting For Us? [View article]
    "As of August 8, both S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) and Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSEARCA:DIA) have about 5% correction from their respective year highs."

    More like 3.94% and 4.49%...
    Aug 12 12:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Small Business Optimism Index rises in July [View news story]
    The industries in the private payroll employment that are higher paying have increased over the last 4 years 4.744 million...total private payroll employment has increased over the last 4 years 9.266 million....The Higher Paying Private Payoll employment to Total Private Payroll employment ratio is currently 49.48%...this ratio
    was 51.86% in December 2007. Higher Private payroll employment consists of Goods Producing,Wholesale Trade,Utilities,Inform... Activities,Professional and Business Services and Offices of Physicians...
    Aug 12 12:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • June JOLTS [View news story]
    Quits levels...72 month high...plus NFIB Job Hiring Plans at a near 7 year high and
    had its third consecutive month at +10 or above.....
    Aug 12 10:08 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Small Business Optimism Index rises in July [View news story]
    The Job Hiring plans has a strong inverse correlation to the jobless rate....
    Aug 12 09:55 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Small Business Optimism Index rises in July [View news story]
    Job Hiring Plans at +13.... a near 7 year high....
    Aug 12 08:20 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The USPS burns through another $2B [View news story]
    Any Senators want to volunteer to close some excess community postal offiices?

    http://ti.me/1mCDu9j
    Aug 11 10:30 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: The Market Risk From Current Crises [View article]
    3 year change in Loans and Leases in Bank Credit at all Commercial Banks,,,

    Erratum: "In late 2007 3 year loan growth had soared to a 36 year high.."
    This was a 26 year high...
    Aug 10 05:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: The Market Risk From Current Crises [View article]
    With regard to loan growth...

    No recession has started over the last 65 years without 3 year loan growth attaining the 30% level first. Current 3 year loan growth is 14% and rising. Three year loan growth actually went negative about 4 years ago which was the first time
    in recorded history.

    In late 2007 3 year loan growth had soared to a 36 year high.. well over 40%....
    Aug 10 07:50 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Legal battle over SpongeBob SquarePants rights [View news story]
    Patrick Star is the best....
    Aug 9 05:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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