Tag: economic data

Is Our Economy Improving?

Is Our Economy Improving?
This is the question that most Americans are asking themselves?  Is our economy improving?  Are we headed in the right direction as a nation or are we floundering and headed toward a double-dip recession?  Even the economists can’t agree on what is actually happening here in the U.S.and the world economy. When the stock market... Read more »

Good News for Weekly Unemployment Claims: Stocks Still Struggle

Good News for Weekly Unemployment Claims: Stocks Still Struggle
National weekly unemployment claims for the week ending, October 23rd surprised financial analysts today by dropping 21,000 and bringing the total unemployment claims to 434,000.  Experts say that anything under 450,000 is a sign that our economy is recovering.   With recent data showing cities like Chicago at a 35% increase in foreclosures and Seattle... Read more »

The Recession Ended in June, 2009: Really?

The Recession Ended in June, 2009: Really?
Jobs, what jobs? The latest report says that our current recession officially ended last June!  The economic analysts need to get in touch with what is really happening in our economy instead of measuring a recovery based on a chart! So how come it doesn’t feel like we are in a recovery?    I haven’t... Read more »
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