Take Your Job and Shove It

December 3, 2021 The November employment report was both surprising and revealing.  Payroll employment rose by 210 thousand which was far smaller than the 550 thousand gain that had been expected.  Some economists suggest that outcome is a sign of emerging weakness in...

From a Bust to a Boom

October 29, 2021 Third quarter GDP growth came in at a disappointing 2.0% rate as COVID ripped through the unvaccinated world, and supply chain interruptions curtailed production.  The pessimists quickly emerged.  One economist wondered how close the economy might be...