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John Aziz
Permanent Employment Stagnation?
By John Aziz - Jul 07, 2013

Paul Krugman says that we may have reached a “depressed equilibrium” that unemployment may remain elevated for a long, long time to come: We had what felt like an epic intellectual debate over ...

Wade Slome
Jobs And The U.S.'s 'DMV' Economy
By Wade Slome - Jul 07, 2013

If you have ever gone to get your driver’s license at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)…you may still be waiting in line. It’s a painful but often mandatory process, and in many ways the ...

James Picerno
June Private Payrolls: +202k
By James Picerno - Jul 07, 2013

Friday’s payrolls report for June looked quite good—for several reasons. First, the private sector created a net 202,000 jobs last month, well above expectations. Second, payrolls increased by quite a...

Michael T. Snyder
Have Central Bankers Lost Control?
By Michael T. Snyder - Jul 07, 2013

Are the central banks of the world starting to lose control of the financial markets? Could we be facing a situation where the bond bubble is going to inevitably implode no matter what the central ...