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From the bookshelf: A new book from William Bernstein, Rational Expectations: Asset Allocation for Investing Adults, is always worthy of note. Quote of the...

Initial Reaction Once again the headline job number exceeded the household survey report, but unlike last month, the difference this month was insignificant....

First, I promised the headline for this post last week! Second, this means I’ll be retiring the graph many called the “scariest jobs chart ever”...

From the BLS: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 217,000 in May, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

The final second set of Wine Country Conference Speaker Presentation videos is now available.This set features Steen Jakobsen on the "State of Flux", Chris...

One thing that floors me regarding my readers, is who reads me.  I have many professional readers who read me regularly, and I thank you for doing so.  Tonight’s...

Note: This is not Mortgage Equity Withdrawal (MEW) data from the Fed. The last MEW data from Fed economist Dr. Kennedy was for Q4 2008. The following data is...

OpenStates.Org notes Oklahoma SB862 was signed by Governor Mary Fallin yesterday.SB862 recognizes gold and silver coins as legal tender in the state.Here is...

Friday at 8:30 AM ET, the BLS will release the employment report for May. The consensus, according to Bloomberg, is for an increase of 213,000 non-farm payroll...

From Trulia chief economist Jed Kolko: Home Price Gains Finally More Balanced, Sustainable, and Widespread Asking home prices rose at their slowest rate in...