Category Archives: NAA News

169K New Jobs Last Month, 7.3% Unemployment: Conflicting Signals for Feds

A more complicated picture of the U.S. economy came into focus this morning from new Labor Department data. U.S. hiring appears to have dropped this summer, while the unemployment number continues to drop lower as discouraged workers give up job-hunting. In all, it shows the economy is mending even slower than thought, and it may disrupt the Federal Reserve’s plans to stop its stimulus program. Economists had thought the Fed might begin to taper its bond-buying as soon as later this month. Generally, the Fed wants...
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The 5% Recovery: Why most are still in recession

How strong the economic recovery has been since the Great Recession ended in 2009 probably depends on viewpoint. For those in the top 5 percent, the recovery has been pretty good. As for the other 95 percent, well ... maybe not so much. Post-financial crisis wealth disparity has been well-chronicled. Read More
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