Archive for the ‘Economic Growth’ Category

The new global slowdown isn’t new and the problem isn’t the economies. It’s the policies.

October 16th, 2014

What the heck is going on with the global economy? If you’ve been following news about things other than Ebola, you’ve likely picked up on the following: –New worries about the rate of global growth have led to all sorts of market volatility. –Declining rates of interest and inflation both here and in Europe reflect… Read more

Manufacturing is lagging the rest of the job market. Is the strengthening dollar a factor?

October 3rd, 2014

The jobs report was solid today, providing another month of evidence that the recovery is reliably reaching the job market. But relative to the rest of the employment story, the manufacturing sector has settled into a less favorable trend. Though American manufacturing came out of its jobs trough with some vigor back in 2010, over… Read more