Posts tagged "President Obama"

The Minimum Wage War Continues As Companies Consider Automation

The Minimum Wage War Continues As Companies Consider Automation
As a customer of fast food franchises,  like McDonalds, Starbucks and KFC, we look to these places for a quick, low cost solution when we are on the run or just plain hungry. Many of us, even the healthy ones, go to a fast food place at least once a day. But what about the... Read more »

Fiscal Cliff Adverted with Deal Signed by President Obama

Fiscal Cliff Adverted with Deal Signed by President Obama
The House passed the Senate bill late tonight 257-167 with Democratic and Republican support to advert the Fiscal Cliff.  It was a fight to the end as Republicans pushed for spending cuts, but worried a “no deal” would drive our economy into another recession. So how does this affect you? Here are the details of... Read more »

It's Time for Retirement for Obama

It's Time for Retirement for Obama
With the presidential election looming, less than 48 hours from today, it is important to look at President Obama’s record on job growth in the past four years. When he took office the unemployment number was at 7.8%.  Today the number of unemployed is 7.9%. It appears that even with the billions of dollars in... Read more »
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Is Ben Bernanke Our New President?

Is Ben Bernanke Our New President?
We all agree that we need to create jobs in this country. The U.S. economy has been stalled for years. While coming down from its highs of over 10 %, unemployment still hasn’t improved much, hovering between 8.1% to 8.3%, with no signs of enough job growth to stimulate our economy and get people back... Read more »

Will the New Government Bail Out Send Us Into a Recession?

Will the New Government Bail Out Send Us Into a Recession?
As Bernanke prepares to make a decision this coming week about the U.S. monetary policy, the world is watching as if he is going to “save the day.” Can pumping more money into our monetary system really create new jobs? I say No, as many analysts have concurred. Obama & Bernanke’s economic plan has not... Read more »

U.S. Job Market Continues to Struggle as China Economy Maintains its Workforce

  U.S. Job Market Continues to Struggle as China Economy Maintains its Workforce
 The latest job figures show that the combined rate is 25.2% for both unemployed and underemployed workers in the U.S. This is based on unseasonable adjustments for adults over 18 years old. It is clearly the worst employment period since the Great Depression which has left many struggling to survive in what has proved to... Read more »
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Romney or Obama: Who is the Better President for Job Creation?

Romney or Obama: Who is the Better President for Job Creation?
The November election is heating up with much at stake for the United States future. Presidential hopeful and republication candidate Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his VP running mate. Will this ticket be the right choice for job creation? Or will our current President Obama be the one who leads... Read more »

Valuable Resources to Survive NATO

Valuable Resources to Survive NATO
As  NATO  draws near, local businesses, residents and the governmental agencies are preparing for the worst. After the havoc it caused in Seattle, Chicagoans are worried about unruly behavior and massive demonstrations. The federal government is taking this event seriously and has been casing out neighborhoods in the city’s Gold Coast for the last two... Read more »

Super Tuesday Republican Election Primary- It’s All About Jobs!

Super Tuesday Republican Election Primary- It’s All About Jobs!
Writing about my political opinion on a business blog about employment is risky, at best.  I’ve learned to steer away from taking a public stance on who should run the government and what public policies are the best for our country. This was after the 99-er’s started a full-fledged hate campaign after I questioned whether... Read more »
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Trick or Trick? Where are the Jobs, Mr. President?

Trick or Trick?  Where are the Jobs, Mr. President?
The stock market is set to rise 12% for the month of October for those lucky ones that managed to stay in the market and ride the tidal wave to a profit.  I was not one of those people that made money this year on the stock market, in fact, I lost 6% after taking... Read more »