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  • This Chart Nearly Disproves The Myth Surrounding Unemployment Insurance
    Posted by on December 10th, 2013 at 7:17 pm

    There’s this idea that’s been around, recently echoed by Senator Rand Paul, that expanded unemployment insurance is making people lazy and incentivizing them to not look for work. Now, I’m not saying that nobody out there fits this bill. But to argue that unemployment is high because of purely this is erroneous.

  • A Modest Proposal For The Minimum Wage Debate
    Posted by on December 6th, 2013 at 12:13 am

    Here’s A Modest Proposal For The Minimum Wage Debate….

  • What Exactly Is Economic Growth?
    Posted by on December 4th, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    What Exactly Is Economic Growth?

  • Bonds Are Hanging On For Dear Life
    Posted by on December 4th, 2013 at 12:03 am

    Share on StockTwits Treasury Bonds have had a rough year, no doubt. The┬áiShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond (also commonly known as $TLT), is down […]

  • Should Bill Ackman Buy Back Into JCPenney?
    Posted by on December 3rd, 2013 at 1:29 am

    JCPenney has been one of the worst stocks over the past few years. At the same time, it’s also been one of the stocks that’s been in the headlines often, and usually not for the best reasons.

  • Silver Is Looking To Crash
    Posted by on November 26th, 2013 at 12:21 am

    Silver is not looking so good. After having an amazing few years from 2009 to 2011, silver has lost about 60% of its value from its high set in April 2011

  • Was Good News Really Bad News?
    Posted by on November 15th, 2013 at 8:34 am

    Share on StockTwits It’s been one week since the October Jobs report was released. The initial 10-15 minute reaction was negative as $SPY sold off […]

  • Is The US Headed Towards a Recession?
    Posted by on November 10th, 2013 at 10:57 pm

    Share on StockTwits Ever since the US entered into the current recovery, there has always been worry that the next recession was around the corner. […]

  • Enjoying The Low Energy Prices?
    Posted by on November 5th, 2013 at 12:40 am

    There hasn’t been much talk but energy prices have been on a downward spiral. OK, maybe they’ve not been collapsing like they did in 2008, but over the past month or two, prices for energy commodities have declined.