Subscription Commentary NECCO Wafers and the Trump Economy

Today we premiere the first of a new Series of short Subscription Commentaries that replaces the old podcast. This particular commentary will be open to all but future commentaries will be for paid subscribers only Today's commentary is titled NECCO Wafers and the Trump Economy Incidentally packages of NECCO wafers are selling for ungodly amounts … Continue reading Subscription Commentary NECCO Wafers and the Trump Economy

GDP 4% Democrat/MSM Election Narrative Hardest Hit

For the first time in several weeks I'm not working overtime so I took advantage of this to relax in an Air conditioned room playing the DOS version of the old Avalon Hill 1830 (still a spectacular game) and look in on twitter when I saw this tweet from Joe Scarborough My Latest—> “With one … Continue reading GDP 4% Democrat/MSM Election Narrative Hardest Hit

Upon further review, 1st-quarter GDP collapsed…again

By Steve Eggleston Last month, the Bureau of Economic Analysis estimated that real GDP in the first quarter of 2015 increased by an annualized 0.2%. In the second of three regular looks, which incorporated most of the economic data from March, and to a lesser extent February, that wasn't available last month, the BEA revised … Continue reading Upon further review, 1st-quarter GDP collapsed…again

The PlaceboCare McEconomy

By Steve Eggleston If you haven't noticed, I've been missing in action the last few weeks. I've just been burned out. One can say the economy is, at best, stagnant only so many times before running out of ways to say it. Unfortunately for the country, but fortunately for my writing block, the Bureau of … Continue reading The PlaceboCare McEconomy

July jobs report – Same old story, same old song and dance

By Steve Eggleston Yesterday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the July jobs report, which says that on a seasonally-adjusted basis, the economy added 209,000 jobs with the unemployment rate ticking up 0.1 percentage point to 6.2%. That marks the 6th month in a row that there were at least 200,000 jobs added, the first … Continue reading July jobs report – Same old story, same old song and dance