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An original poem!

October 10th, 2016

I almost never understand poetry, beyond like Little Miss Muffett or There once was a guy from Nantucket… Every few months, I read a poem in the New Yorker just to be sure I’m still clueless in this regard, and you can almost see the words fly over my head. But the other day, I… Read more

Rock Steady: Job market in steady groove, closing in on full emp (but not there yet)

October 7th, 2016

Payrolls rose 156,000 last month and the unemployment rate ticked up slightly as more workers came into the steadily improving job market, which continues to close in on full employment, with no signs of overheating. Most importantly, a) the steady progress appears to be pulling some of the missing workforce back into the job market, and… Read more