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National labor force metrics; January 2017

Quality Quits

In yet another sign that the labor market has largely recovered, in January 2017 the percentage of the labor force that voluntarily quit their job was 2.2%, or 3.2 million workers. 52 more words

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National new home sales for February, 2017; double digit increase compared to 2/16!!

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that sales of new single-family houses in February 2017 were 592,000 at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, up 6.1 percent from January’s revised rate, and up 12.8 percent from February 2016.

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Home equity metrics

Weak Withdrawal

Despite a prolonged rise in house prices, bringing them back to where they were prior to the Great Recession, mortgage equity withdrawal (MEW) is a pittance compared to a decade ago. 46 more words

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Disregard that last blog entry...

TRIGGER WARNING for self-harm

So, it turns out that the Department of Work and Pensions in their infinite wisdom, have decided that I am no longer eligible for PIP based on an assessment that saw me score 0 on each component. 396 more words

Mental Health