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Unemployment stats 2

January 19, 2011

I’d really like to upload the unemployment stats I promised in excel, but the following message still appears on the Bureau of Labor Statistics site […]

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A retail story fit to print….

January 16, 2011

Well… after I wrote last night about my frustration with news media reporting only part of a story, my local paper, The Oregonian, ran a […]

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Retail sales: Compared with what?

January 16, 2011

In an article yesterday on The Huffington Post, Abby Wendle reported that retail sales increased for the 6th straight month. This is good news, but […]

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Turnarounds and political appointments

January 6, 2009

I am watching with interest the controversy swirling around the proposed appointments of Leon Panetta and Sanjay Gupta. Although I do not have enough information […]

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