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Americans Not In The Labor Force Soar By 640,000 To Record 93.6 Million; Participation Rate Drops To 1977 Levels

By the way, it is 1984 in case you are not paying attention. Today we had the latest announcement from the Ministry of Truth. The official unemployment rate is now 5.3%. 616 more words


Labor Force Participation in US - A rare country experiencing a recent decline

The U.S. labor market has changed drastically over the past 50 years. As the following figure shows, the U.S. labor force participation rate1 rapidly increased starting in the mid-1960s, peaked around 2000 and fell substantially afterward. 250 more words

United States

The Warren Buffett Economy——Why Its Days Are Numbered (Part 4)

By David Stockman – Re-Blogged From http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com

….As reviewed in Part 3, the very idea that 12 people sitting on the FOMC can adroitly manipulate an economic ether called “aggregate demand” by means of falsifying market interest rates is a bad joke when in it comes to that part of “potential GDP” comprised of goods production capacity. 1,689 more words

GDP & Employment

Determinants of survey and biomarker participation #AAPOR #MRX  

prezzie #1: consent to biomarker data collection

  • blood pressure, grip strength, balance, blood spot collection, saliva collection,
  • agreeement ranged from 70% to 92%
  • used the Big 5 personality test, agreeableness, openness, conscientiousness, self control…
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Marketing Research

Thoughts regarding the Consumer Price Index Reports

Each month, the Conference Board, a research organization, surveys a number of U.S. households. The survey asks only five questions:

  1. Their opinion on current business conditions…
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The Economy

Is Washington Fabricating the Economic Data?

   By Clint Siegner – Re-Blogged From http://www.moneymetals.com

Bureaucrats in the U.S.S.R. kept issuing glowing economic reports right up until the Soviet state collapsed. Of course, many snickered at those reports for years. 420 more words

GDP & Employment

Moderate Economic Expansion

“Despite a virtual 100 mph headwind, payrolls still managed to get off the runway.  That’s the theme for January’s employment report, for which the U.S. 617 more words