How long has it been since a 3% quarter?
Obamanomics on steroids.
Participation rate falls to 36-year low and wages decline slightly.
Workforce participation rate still near 36-year low at 62.8%.
Business investment drop the largest in eight months.
“You think you can sell this.”
Several years older and deeper in debt.
76% think the next generation will be less prosperous.
“Campaign rally … a pep rally.”
Five years into “recovery.”
“Not a big deal.”
The death spiral of entrepreneurialism.
Chart of the Day.
Time running out for Democrats?
“Little changed,” a lot.
The death knell for Obamanomics.
But flat wages are the real problem.
AP: Is this as good as it gets?
And not just on salaries.
Business investment drops furthest in five months.
Plus, be careful of the allies you wish for.
“There’s no doubt that there’s some folks who just really dislike me because they don’t like the idea of a black President.”
The eternal sunshine of the spotless AP economic report.
Weekly jobless claims stable.
The only game in town?
AP: Q3 is slowing down.
Hypocrisy and media cover.
312,000 dropped out of labor force. Update: 516,000?
Slight miss, stagnation continues.
Complicating the “taper”?
“If only it were true.”
“How are people supposed to find work if this goes on in some form for a year and a half?”
What a way to find out, too.
“There are too many people out at the same time and too many joggers at peak times.”