September 2010 Unemployment Report: Still Weak

From Calculated Risk (and the BLS): From the┬áBLS: Nonfarm payroll employment edged down (-95,000) in September, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Government employment declined (-159,000), reflecting both a drop in the number of temporary jobs for Census 2010 and job losses in local … Continue reading September 2010 Unemployment Report: Still Weak

High Noon: Banks vs. The Law (Mortgage Foreclosures) – Part 3

Ok, continuing the series on the mortgage foreclosure crisis here. For background on the legal side of the problem see Part 1 and for a humorous look by Jon Stewart at the crisis see Part 2. The banks are claiming that the problems are only paperwork glitches, that all the people being foreclosed on are … Continue reading High Noon: Banks vs. The Law (Mortgage Foreclosures) – Part 3