Sun 27 Jul, 2014 01:05 pm - I thought it a bit odd that Janet Yellen singled out a particular sector for a
warning about (in the words of a former Fed chair) "irrational exuberance."
Bubbles burst, from tulips to... (view)
Mon 21 Jul, 2014 12:39 pm - There is a Repub primary in Georgia tomorrow to nominate a candidate for a seat to replace a retiring Repub member of the Senate. Neither of the remaining two got over 50% of the vote in an... (view)
Sun 6 Jul, 2014 09:09 am - I am saying that. You can find the full monthly BLS at their website. The report is about 30 pages full of numbing tables of data. There is a cover letter from the commissioner that attempts to... (view)
Sat 5 Jul, 2014 01:55 pm - Thank you, revel, for commenting.
I agree that the numbers are promising, but are not worthy of dancing in the streets. Even some of the President's harshest critics are somewhat quiet after... (view)
Fri 4 Jul, 2014 10:10 am - I recall reading in the classic Joy of Cooking about a new homemaker reading a recipe about potatoes "cooked in their jackets." She was quite perplexed at not finding potato jackets at... (view)
Thu 3 Jul, 2014 04:47 pm - This thread is really dusty.
The Dow closed over 17,000 today, attracting the attention of the main-stream media.
And the BLS reported that unemployment in June dropped to 6.1%.
I know little... (view)
Thu 3 Jul, 2014 12:38 pm - Don't Put On Your STUPID Hats
My first thoughts about Arthur were that he was like a skunk at a picnic...making news only because his arrival at the Outer Banks of NC coincided with the July... (view)
Sat 28 Jun, 2014 04:07 pm - I was at the 7-11. There was a young clerk and his grumpy Iranian manager. Two co-eds from UVA, a Coke delivery man, a cop, a lady buying lottery tickets, a couple other folks buying... (view)