The Average Age Of A Minimum Wage Worker In America Is 36 [Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute, SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust]

jobsDid you know that 89 percent of all minimum wage workers in the United States are not teens?  At this point, the average age of a minimum wage worker in this country is 36, and 56 percent of them are women.  Millions upon millions of Americans
NYSE:DIA May 11, 2015 11:08am

Why The Unemployment Numbers Are A Massive Lie

jobsOn Friday, we learned that the official “unemployment rate” has fallen to 5.5 percent. Since an unemployment rate of 5 percent is considered to be “full employment” by many economists, many in the mainstream media took this as a sign
NYSE:DIA March 16, 2015 2:30pm

The Truth Behind The Unemployment Rate

jobsDid you know that there are nearly 102 million working age Americans that do not have a job right now?  And 20 percent of all families in the United States do not have a single member that is employed.
NYSE:DIA May 4, 2014 8:36am

Ten Million People Left Out Of Employment Statistics? [Dow Jones Industrial Average(INDEXDJX:.DJI), The Home Depot, Inc.]

unemploymentMichael Lombardi: As I have been pointing out to my readers, the “official” unemployment numbers issued by the government are misleading because they do not include people who have given up looking for work and those people with part-time jobs
NYSE:DIA February 18, 2014 12:08pm

Where Is The Real Employment Recovery?

jobsThe number of working age Americans that do not have a job has increased by nearly 10 million since Barack Obama first entered the White House.  In January 2009, the number of "officially unemployed"
ETF BASIC NEWS January 12, 2014 8:15pm

Is The U.S. Economy Getting Better?

economy"If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it."  Sadly, that appears to be the approach that the Obama administration and the mainstream media are taking with the U.S. economy. 
NYSE:DIA December 8, 2013 9:16pm

The Unemployment Rate Is Not Signaling a Recession

jobs reportGeorg Vrba: "One can use the unemployment rate model to provide an estimate of the future unemployment rate (UER). This model suggests that the unemployment rate will decline to 7% by the end of 2013, and to 6.5% by the middle of 2014;
NYSE:SPY December 6, 2013 3:40pm

Why Our Financial System Is Vulnerable

banksAccording to a whistleblower that has recently come forward, Census employees have been faking and manipulating U.S. employment numbers for years.  In fact, it is being alleged that this manipulation was a significant reason for why
NYSE:FAS November 21, 2013 2:23pm

4 Factors Weighing On Labor Markets

jobsIn recent posts, my colleague Russ Koesterich outlined why the U.S. labor market recovery will continue to frustrate the Fed, and Jeff Rosenberg examined one key reason why the central bank is set to keep rates low for some time.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 8, 2013 4:27pm

New Life For Treasury Bond ETFs?

market bondsThese are trying times for the fixed income world, in particular the U.S. Treasury market, as investors are pouring money into the rising equity markets since the start of the year.
NYSE:GOVT September 29, 2013 11:48pm

How To Short The U.S. Dollar With ETFs

dollar etfThe mood in the market has changed abruptly following the conclusion of the FOMC meeting. Ben Bernanke surprised the market with a no-taper decision, keeping the current bond-buying
NYSE:UDN

How To Play The Taper Talk

dollar ben bernanke:  Will the Federal Reserve taper quantitative easing in September? This question has become the main topic of discussion among investors, since reducing or ending quantitative easing can have significant implications on the broader
NYSE:DIA September 12, 2013 12:54pm

Should The Federal Reserve Taper Now In Spite of Weak Jobs Report?

ben bernanke: The Federal Reserve will need to make a big decision soon, prior to its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in mid-September, regarding the continuation of its monetary policy. Before Friday’s non-farm payrolls report,
NYSE:DIA September 10, 2013 11:13am

The Cold Hard Truth Is That The U.S. Economy Has Not Recovered

economyHave you heard about the "wonderful" employment numbers that were just released?  Last month, the unemployment rate declined to 7.3 percent.  Somehow this happened even though the percentage of working age Americans with a job actually declined
NYSE:DIA September 9, 2013 11:01am

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