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The Bad News Behind the Good Jobs Numbers

Never underestimate the importance of expectations. While most of us were bracing for a poor jobs report due to the disruptive effects of Hurricane Sandy, the...

Jobs Worth Keeping

Drones may not be the future of warfare but they certainly are a part of the future of warfare While they aren't as inexpensive as many folks believe (as Winslow...

Viewpoint: The Art of Badmouthing Good Jobs News

If there’s one thing that Americans for Prosperity won’t tolerate it’s prosperity That was the message from the group’s leader following this morning’s economic...

More Jobs, Less Pay

Here's a thought experiment posed recently by Robert Gordon, an economics professor at Northwestern University. Imagine that you can have either a) all the...

What Are the Jobs Figures Really Telling Us?

Has anything really changed in the labor market? That’s the question I’ve been asking myself since last Friday’s jobs figures, the most positive in three and a...

New Jobs Figures Are Bad News for Obama

It wasn’t what the Obama administration wanted to hear. The new employment figures out this morning show that the U.S. economy created a mere 96,000 jobs, far...