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Mike Shedlock - Sat Oct 22

Lies and deceit are easy to find. The math alone proves as much. So does the attempt to skirt German constitutional law. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Mon Oct 17

Home prices will not perpetually stay levitated above wages regardless of perceived shortages. Notice I said "perceived" shortages. Housing shortages in China are a mirage just as they were in Florida, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Diego and other places in the US. ... more

Reuters News - Thu Oct 13

John Ransom - Wed Oct 12

Here’s a question: At $58 an hour, why the heck would Ford workers ever want to go on strike? That’s $121,000 per year in wages and benefits at a time when the average American worker makes $38,337. Most CEOs and small business owners make less than that. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Tue Oct 11

Note that Obama projected the unemployment rate to be under 6% now according to projections of the the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The only reason the unemployment rate is not 11% (or higher) is because 4.5 million people dropped out of the labor force vs. expected demographic gains. ... more

Reuters News - Mon Oct 10

Mike Shedlock - Sat Oct 8

For a change, the labor force actually rose today. This is a welcome sign. However, were it not for people dropping out of the labor force for the past two years, the unemployment rate would be well over 11%. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Fri Sep 30

The cost of college education will crash within a decade, simply because it has to. Moreover, the free market would lower costs sooner and far more dramatically, if only given the chance. Wages are not supportive of current education costs. ... more

Crista Huff - Thu Sep 29

I like the earnings growth, I love the dividend, and I absolutely hate the share price. I rarely benefit from buying stocks with prices in the teens: I avoid them like the plague. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Thu Sep 29

The cost of college education will crash within a decade, simply because it has to. Moreover, the free market would lower costs sooner and far more dramatically, if only given the chance. Wages are not supportive of current education costs. ... more