Factory Closing

Mike: Plenty of reports dot the economic landscape this Tuesday. My guess is that the Housing Starts report will garner the most attention from both the green shoot and yellow weed crowds. The Producer Price Index and Industrial Production are also going to show the direction of the economy. I had to look around for a housing starts […]

Continue reading about June 16 – Housing starts improve from April’s record low – Credit cards ready to make deals to settle accounts – German E.ON may cut 9000 jobs – Lockheed sends 535 layoff notices, may cut 750 – MySpace cuts 420

Mike: I hope your weekend was a good one and welcome to The Layoff List. Monday brought us the following job related economic reports: Housing Market Index, which showed further weakness with an “unexpected” decline of 15 from May’s 16, and  Empire State Mfg Survey, which came in at -9.41 and that was a worse reading than the […]

Continue reading about June 15 – NY manufacturing slump deepens in June – Housing Market Index falls “unexpectedly” – Cisco and Alcatel oppose ‘Buy American’ broadband requirements – Dallas to layoff 700? – US Airways to cut 400 flight attendants – USPS considering “tens of thousands” more job cuts

Mike: I hope you are all having a good weekend. I fixed the rss feed problem, so all should be back to normal. I had added a plugin that made the rss crash, whhich has since been removed. Today we had Consumer Sentiment come in at an improved 69 from May’s 68.7 (U.S. Michigan Consumer […]

Continue reading about June 12, 13, 14 – Over 1500 Chicago city employees to get layoff notices – Massive layoffs coming to MySpace? – Cessna plans 1300 more layoffs – Banks to repay TARP to avoid executive compensation limits – Hella to dump 400