Posts filed under “Media”

Media Appearence: Cavuto


I’m on Fox today (Your World with Neil Cavuto @ 4pm EST) discussing terrorism and the markets.

See the previous post for an overview of the conversation . . .

Category: Media

Chart of the Week: Arms Index

Category: Finance, Media

Bull Run

Category: Finance, Media

BARRON’S Turnabout: Which party is better for the markets?

Category: Finance, Media, Politics

Wall $treet Week with Fortune Magazine tonight on PBS

Category: Finance, Media

K&C, Mankiw Post Mortem

Category: Finance, Media

K&C Tonight

Category: Finance, Media

Chart of the Week: Nasdaq 100 Channel

Category: Finance, Media

Going Critical with Niall Ferguson

Category: Books, Finance, Media

NYTimes on Job Creation: Yes! No! Maybe!


In an apparent bid to completely confuse their readers, the NYTimes today has 3 separate stories on lagging job creation and the economic expansion.

The first one, in the Business section, answers the issue with a resounding No:

“Job growth is likely to remain tepid even as the economy moves ahead, according to a survey of professional forecasters by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Indeed, the bank said yesterday, the economists’ outlook for employment has grown gloomier even as their predictions of economic expansion are becoming more robust.

Economists have been puzzled for months by the sluggishness of the employment market. The new forecast suggests that they have come to terms with the pattern established in this recovery: fast economic growth being driven by even faster expansion in productivity, with businesses meeting demand by squeezing more output from their current employees instead of hiring more workers.”

The second article is decidely more rosy.

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Category: Finance, Media