After a few glitches, Voting seems to
be working fine now, and the race is neck and neck. The top 2 vote
getters are within a percentage or so of each other.
Ahem: anyway, click below to cast your ballot (Especially if you live in Ohio!).
We have been nominated in the "Best Financial Industry/Investment Blog" (its the 4th category); In early polling, we are currently in a dead heat for 1st place.
(Many thanks to those of you who have already cast your ballots)
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
Three charts show how the present administration is faring vis-a-vis past Presdients: