Posts tagged "Bernake"

Increase in Jobless Claims Surprise Analysts: U.S. pumps more money into the market

Increase in Jobless Claims Surprise Analysts: U.S. pumps more money into the market
The weekly jobless claims for unemployment benefits increased to 457,000, up 20,000 from the week prior.  This surprised business analysts that predicted the number would stay below 450,000 which is the barometer for the job market as to whether our economy is adding enough jobs to pull the U.S. out of the deepest recession since... Read more »

Can the Middle Class Survive This Economy?

Can the Middle Class Survive This Economy?
There are 14 million unemployed and underemployed workers or 17.7% of our population, either looking for a job or working in a job that is below their experience level and education. Many of these job seekers are middle class workers all trying to hold on to a lifestyle that they have become accustomed to.  The... Read more »