economy
Aug 2017

Media still wondering: Is Trump losing his base?

Ed Morrissey Aug 08, 2017 10:01 AM

Culture and values.

209K added, 4.3% unemployment, but wages stagnating?

Jul 2017

Q2 GDP: Solid or stolid?

Ed Morrissey Jul 28, 2017 10:41 AM

Great Mediocre expectations.

Railroads have schedules, so travelers needed watches.

No June swoon: US adds 222,000 jobs

Ed Morrissey Jul 07, 2017 9:21 AM

Labor force surge.

ADP: Hiring slacked off in June, down to 158K added

Ed Morrissey Jul 06, 2017 12:41 PM

“Just down the road …”

Jun 2017
May 2017

Status quo ante.

As you can see, Americans much prefer saving over spending.

Apr 2017

Stagnation.

“What a number. This makes your jaw drop.”

ADP estimate: 263K jobs added in March

Ed Morrissey Apr 05, 2017 4:41 PM

Expectations.

Mar 2017

Gallup’s Happiness Poll finds Americans aren’t very

Andrew Malcolm Mar 23, 2017 10:01 PM

They don’t look happy.

February jobs report: 235K added, 4.7% unemployed

Ed Morrissey Mar 10, 2017 9:21 AM

No blowout, but steady.

“Businesses are anticipating a lot of good stuff — tax cuts, less regulation.”

Votes don’t always follow issues

Feb 2017

January jobs report: 227K jobs added, 4.8% U-3 rate

Ed Morrissey Feb 03, 2017 10:01 AM

Uptick in participation rate?

Jan 2017

1.9% in Q4.

Dec 2016

Chuck Schumer declares war on e-cigs

Taylor Millard Dec 18, 2016 6:31 PM

Protecting people from themselves…and exploding batteries (allegedly).

The media say the economy is recovering, but….

The government has no right to tell companies where they can go.

Reality bites.

Nov 2016

Black Friday heading for its greenest edition yet?

Ed Morrissey Nov 25, 2016 1:31 PM

Optimism.

A short honeymoon?

Miss on jobs again: 161,000 added in October

Ed Morrissey Nov 04, 2016 10:41 AM

2016 coming in 50K a month lower than last year.

Oct 2016

Q3 GDP rises to 2.9% from Q2’s 1.4%

Ed Morrissey Oct 28, 2016 10:01 AM

Exports boom?

Friday TEMS: Guest hosting for Relevant Radio!

Ed Morrissey Oct 21, 2016 2:41 PM

3-6 pm ET

Sep 2016

No safe port to dock the Fed’s QE∞?

Ed Morrissey Sep 19, 2016 8:41 PM

Bon voyage.

We wouldn’t want cheap gas for all these people not making “a living wage” now would we?

Aug 2016

Haves and have-nots.

AP: 10,000 tanning salons got burned up by ObamaCare

Ed Morrissey Aug 22, 2016 10:31 AM

Democrat Fried Jobs.

“Trump should spend more time talking about America and less time talking about Trump.”

“She is the candidate of the past. Ours is the campaign of the future.”

Pleasant surprise?

ADP: Private sector added only 179,000 jobs in July

Ed Morrissey Aug 03, 2016 7:01 PM

CBS: US economy is “going nowhere fast.”

Jul 2016

That may not be the problem

Another whiff on the economy: Q2 GDP only grew 1.2%

Ed Morrissey Jul 29, 2016 10:01 AM

How long has it been since a 3% quarter?

Jun 2016

59K subtracted from last two months.

May 2016