Posts filed under “Economy”

Job Gains: How have Presidents fared?

Jobs-data-palooza continues, with an analysis of the jobs data for each Presidential term, by Global Insight (via WSJ).

Note that most Presidents tend to get too much blame and take too much credit for economic gaisn and losses. That said the WSJ reported that "Bush gained jobs during his first term but in percentage terms, his job
creation record compares poorly to that of almost every previous presidential
term for which comparable data is available, according to research firm Global
Insight
."

Three charts show how the present administration is faring vis-a-vis past Presdients:

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Category: Economy, Politics

Employment Report: Let the Rationalizations Begin!

Category: Economy

Economists React to Jobs Data

Category: Economy

Category: Economy, Markets

Fed Speak: Compare & Contrast

Category: Economy

Why GDP is Soft, and is likely to stay that way

Category: Economy, Politics, War/Defense

A Promising Start, But . . .

Category: Economy, Markets

Chart of the Day: Inflation Adjusted Crude

Category: Economy

Yes, but . . .

Category: Economy, Markets

Sliding Dollar: Hidden Strengths? Miracle Cure? None of the above?

Category: Economy