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  • May ADP Jobs Report: +55K vs. +75K expected and +65K prior (revised from +32K). It's the fourth monthly increase, though gains have been modest.  [View news story]
    ADP is missing on construction employment...
    Jun 3, 2010. 08:19 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Friday's Employment Report: Best Since 1983? [View article]
    Look a Household survey...no life birth death model there...
    Jun 3, 2010. 05:03 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Double Dip in Action: -2% U.S. GDP in Q3 [View article]
    Private sector employment bottomed in December at 107.107 million
    April it was 107.590 million
    Jun 2, 2010. 07:44 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Coming Option ARM Crisis [View article]
    Old really old news....
    Jun 2, 2010. 07:18 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Double Dip in Action: -2% U.S. GDP in Q3 [View article]
    So you guys think there is going to no job growth...cause that is what
    you gonna need to get negative GDP....
    Jun 2, 2010. 07:17 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How much of U.S. economic growth is "artificial?" A lot, Barry Ritholtz says: "Only one quarter of the last seven - Q4 2009 - has been able to show real growth in excess of government stimulus... The fact that the recovery is so dependent on government stimulus is not an encouraging sign."  [View news story]
    GDP in 2007 14.077 trillion Employment level 146.022 million,,,,I'll
    let you do the math....
    Jun 2, 2010. 07:13 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "Stop panicking," says Dow Chemical (DOW +1.4%) CEO Andrew Liveris to investors, "demand is good." At the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference, Liveris highlighted the difference he sees between Wall Street (where "the sky is falling") and Main Street, where everything's fine. His order books show improving demand each month.  [View news story]
    No real trader looks at the Dow,,,,that is for public consumption,,,
    Jun 2, 2010. 06:14 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How much of U.S. economic growth is "artificial?" A lot, Barry Ritholtz says: "Only one quarter of the last seven - Q4 2009 - has been able to show real growth in excess of government stimulus... The fact that the recovery is so dependent on government stimulus is not an encouraging sign."  [View news story]
    Folks you are forgetting we lost 8.6 million jobs and at 100,000 to 105,000 a pop (GDP per employee)that is about 850 to 900 million in lost production...
    the stimulus package had only paid out 315 billion through the end of the 1st quarter of 2010.....
    Jun 2, 2010. 05:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Double Dip in Action: -2% U.S. GDP in Q3 [View article]
    I'll take the other side of that bet....
    Jun 2, 2010. 05:35 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • TED Spread Widens Again [View article]
    The spread to watch is the (10 year treasury minus 3 month Libor)
    minus the Ted....when that gets to zero start worrying....
    Jun 2, 2010. 12:47 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Small Investors Turning Against Stocks? [View article]
    Hypothetically you need a 100,000 dollars at the end of the decade to retire
    how do you get to that 100,000 from here...
    Jun 2, 2010. 10:13 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MBA Mortgage Applications: +0.9% vs. +11.3% last week. Thirty-year fixed mortgage rate increased to 4.83% from 4.80%.  [View news story]
    It all comes down to job creation....private job creation....
    Jun 2, 2010. 07:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Current ISM Expansion Now Longer Than 2002 [View article]
    I mean new orders minus inventories...
    Jun 1, 2010. 12:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Current ISM Expansion Now Longer Than 2002 [View article]
    The 12 month moving average of new orders to inventories is 17.93....
    the highest in 33 years....
    Jun 1, 2010. 12:40 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Europe and the Solvency Issue [View article]
    Does anybody know the preprovision eanings of the Eurozone banking
    sector???
    Jun 1, 2010. 10:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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