Something is still a little bit off in the US labor market

 Posted by on 2016-03-20 at 21:15  business, economics, Economy, jobs, Politics, Reblog, unemployment  Comments Off on Something is still a little bit off in the US labor market
Mar 202016
 

Something is still not quite right with the US labor market. On Thursday, the latest JOLTS report showed that in January there were 5.541 million jobs open, putting the openings rate at 3.7%.

click here for the full article

Jul 302008
 

I was planning on doing an in depth article about why everything is getting more expensive. It’s a perfect storm of high oil prices, weak US Dollar, high food prices, weak economy and unsustainable wars waged by the United States. Its a fairly complex problem with a very real and simple outcome: Us average folks get screwed. We have to cope with high prices for everything, unemployment, and uncertainty about the future. Instead of doing the long article I was thinking about doing, watch this short video clip from GOOD Magazine about Oil Addiction. It does a decent job of quickly summarizing what is going on in the world to create all of this havoc.

Continue reading »