Tag Archives: Zerohedge

Economic clock: three stories

This will be short, as we all have lives to pursue. And there’s going to be more stuff on your plate now than there was before. Three articles of note today. First: Deutsche Bank (the fourth biggest banking concern in the EU) is not giving its customers the gold that they are allowed to retrieve […]

93 million: an update

Since I seem to be in update mode, I thought I’d share this. I’ll try to keep things simple. Back in May I wrote that a count of adults unemployed or underemployed in the current economy indicated that there were some 93 million working age Americans who weren’t in the workforce in any reasonable way […]

Unemployment, rats and brains

First, where have I been? Lots happening in the world (especially on topics of Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, et al). I will address. ┬áBut today’s news was the US unemployment figures, proudly trumpeted everywhere–the economy created a cool 162,000 jobs last month! Huzzah! True, it takes 150 thousand just to keep even with population growth, […]