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Is the Labor Market for Colleges Grads Looking Up?
Young educated Americans are finally rejoining the workforce. According to BLS statistics, the labor force participation of Americans age 18-34 with a Bachelor’s or Associate’s…
Tech Investment Still Rising, Despite WSJ Story
This morning the WSJ ran a story entitled “Investment Falls Off a Cliff: U.S. Companies Cut Spending Plans Amid Fiscal and Economic Uncertainty.” The story argued that:…
Young College Grads: Real Earnings Fell in 2011
The latest Census figures show real earnings for young college grads fell again in 2011. This makes the sixth straight year of declining real earnings…
WTO Filing a Step Toward Enhancing Competitiveness
Are U.S. manufacturing jobs gone for good? Many so-called experts have mocked the Obama Administration’s latest trade action against China as being fundamentally useless, the…
Young America: Squeezed into Summer Vacation
Last week’s employment status report of America’s youth from the BLS shows the number of people aged 16-24 not in the labor force or enrolled…
Move Over Demand, Make Room for Investment
It’s become conventional wisdom: when the economy falters, it’s because people aren’t spending. Give people money and they will spend their troubles away (and our…
Some Good News That Obama Should Be Touting
Will Marshall compiled four positive economic stories for Real Clear Politics that President Obama should be making better use of in his campaign for re-election….
Telecom and oil companies top ‘Investment Heroes’ list
The Washington Post covers Diana Carew’s and Michael Mandel’s Investment Heroes paper, focusing on the strong telecoms and energy presence amongst the leading companies. AT&T,…
Who’s Betting on America? The Top 25 Companies Investing in the U.S.
PPI’s Diana Carew on Yahoo Finance discussing PPI’s new report on ‘Investment Heroes’.