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Tag Archives: recovery
The economic prospects for Americans under 40 are at risk according to a new report by the Urban Institute. “Despite the Great Recession and slow recovery, the American dream of working hard, saving more, and becoming wealthier than one’s parents … Continue reading
Barry Ritholtz has compiled an excellent group of economists and financial experts who maintain we must break up the too big to fail banks: “The following top economists and financial experts believe that the economy cannot recover unless the big, … Continue reading
As part of the Federal government’s intervention in the financial crisis in the Fall of 2008 the Federal Reserve and the Treasury picked up $182.3 billion worth of AIG liabilities. Last Tuesday the U.S. Treasury reported it had sold the last of … Continue reading
Via The Big Picture: “The newly improved ADP employment report said 158k private sector jobs were added in October vs 88.2k in Sept (revised from 162k due to the new methodology). It’s the most job adds since February. ADP ditched … Continue reading
U.S. Census Bureau reports privately-owned housing starts (seasonally adjusted annual rate) stand at 872,000 and are up 15.0 percent since the last report.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released new data indicating the unemployment rate improved in 41 of the 50 States in September.
Logan Timmerhoff, an Economic Policy intern at the Center for American Progress, identifies the details of the auto industry rescue: More than 1 million: Jobs saved by the auto rescue. $85 billion: Total spent by the U.S. government on the … Continue reading
According to RealEstate.com: The U.S. housing market lost the equivalent of the GDP of China and the United Kingdom combined during the five-year-long real estate crash. That’s over $9.128 trillion! How much have we recovered since the bottom of the … Continue reading
Recessions induced by financial crises historically last longer and often are deeper in their adverse effects on the economy. Given this fact Lehner examines how the U.S. financially induced recession compares with other recessions in the U.S. and other countries. … Continue reading
The National Employment Law Project has examined employment trends since the Great Recession. Their findings are troublesome on two fronts: quantity and quality. They find that: 1. During the recession, employment losses occurred throughout the economy, but were concentrated in … Continue reading