Unemployment Rate

Unemployment to Rise?

We all know that jobs hold the key to a sustainable recovery. That being said, today’s unemployment report was decent. The unemployment rate fell to 8.8%- the lowest level in 2 years- and about 216,000 new jobs were added in March. The broadest measure of unemployment, U-6 unemployment, dropped 0.2% to 15.7%. Employment in the private sector was up while the public sector shed 14,000 jobs. This is a clear…

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The Debt Crisis: What it All Comes Down To

The thing I value the most in life is freedom- the freedom to do as I choose (as long as I don’t infringe on anyone else’s freedom) and the freedom to think independently. People often ask me why I don’t want to work in the financial industry. My reply is that I relinquish my freedom as soon as I walk through those doors and don’t be surprised if my analysis deteriorates to the…