Unemployment

Mike:  Tuesday is a rather quiet day for economic reports and layoff announcements so far, so I’ll get on to the news of the day. Since I’m running a little late today and don’t have time for commentary right now, I’ll urge you to take a look at the following article that includes part-time workers […]

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Mike: The holiday weekend is behind us and a full week of unemployment news begins. This morning I was browsing the news and came across these little stories that got my head a shakin’. “A second stimulus should be the one they should have done the first time, something that is relatively fast and thoughtful,” […]

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Good day to all. The US is closed for the holiday, but there are still enough news stories to keep this post going for the day. Yesterday the monthly jobless report showed a larger loss of jobs in June than expected. There is one point that should be emphasized and that is US needs to […]

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