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  • Initial Jobless Claims: -7K to 444K vs. 440K consensus. Continuing claims -59K to 4,594,000.  [View news story]
    Sorry my temp data only goes back to 1990....
    May 6 09:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Initial Jobless Claims: -7K to 444K vs. 440K consensus. Continuing claims -59K to 4,594,000.  [View news story]
    I am an old man....
    May 6 09:17 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Initial Jobless Claims: -7K to 444K vs. 440K consensus. Continuing claims -59K to 4,594,000.  [View news story]
    Have you seen any numbers for strategic defaults???
    May 6 08:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Initial Jobless Claims: -7K to 444K vs. 440K consensus. Continuing claims -59K to 4,594,000.  [View news story]
    For doom and gloomers...California stinks....

    For everybody else...


    Nonseasonally adjusted jobless claims

    5/01/2010 392,629
    4/30/1983 399,900

    Civilian labor Force today 154 million

    then 111 million
    May 6 08:41 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Freddie Mac (FRE -6.3%) asked for an extra $10.6B from the government after new accounting rules gave the firm a net worth deficit of $10.5B. Q1 loss of $8B, including a $1.3B dividend payment to the Treasury. Freddie expects to need more aid in the future because the housing market is still fragile.  [View news story]
    10 billion = 5 weeks in Iraq....
    May 6 07:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • April Monster Employment Index: +8 to 133, with growth +11% Y/Y. "While most industries and occupations are showing increased demand for workers, public administration remains muted and below seasonal expectations as several state and local governments continue to face budgetary pressures."  [View news story]
    Construction component very strong up 15% year over year.....and ADP reported 49,000 job loss in construction.....hmmmm...
    May 6 06:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Greece Matters ... To Everyone [View article]
    Three Golds....
    May 6 04:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Q1 Bank Earnings Due to Marking Up Assets, Not Fundamentals - Meredith Whitney [View article]
    Meredith....


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    May 6 03:37 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • April Employment Report Preview: Too Many Cross Currents [View article]
    My worthless forecast is north of 300,000.....
    May 6 03:35 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Greece Matters ... To Everyone [View article]
    Greece GDP......365 billion..... Portugal GDP 243 billion ....Illinois GSP
    634 billion *

    * Information is dated....
    May 5 07:07 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Greece, America and the Four Stages of Economic Collapse [View article]
    Wow +31 for this rant....
    May 5 04:36 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Greece, America and the Four Stages of Economic Collapse [View article]
    5 states receive substantially more federal money than they pay in taxes....Oklahoma,Kent... Carolina,Mississippi and Alabama.....do think these senators will promote cutbacks????
    May 5 04:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Greece, America and the Four Stages of Economic Collapse [View article]
    Yes...probably..but without talking about debt service it could be next
    year ...three years....ten years.....twenty years...we don't know....
    May 5 04:32 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Face-Off: Consumer Strength [View article]
    www.bloomberg.com/apps...
    May 4 07:48 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Greece, America and the Four Stages of Economic Collapse [View article]
    Not one word about debt service.....driving with one eye closed....
    If your income is 50,000 and your mortgage is 56,300...are you going
    to default??? Not enough information....
    May 4 06:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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