Monthly Archives: April 2012

Manufacturing Employment in the U.S.

Here’s an interesting data series we thought you might find enlightening. Note the peak in manufacturing jobs in June 1977,  which represented 22 percent of all nonfarm payrolls,  then, to fall to less than 9 percent of total employment today.   … Continue reading

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Where are all the German shoppers?

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Sell in May?

We don’t know. What we do know:   1)  May has bad seasonals as illustrated in the chart by our good friends at the Chart Store;  2)  Apple, the leader of 2012, is trading like dog dirt after the huge pop … Continue reading

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Week in Review

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TR50: The 50 Most Innovative Companies (46-50)

Here are 46-50 and the last of MIT’s Technology Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2011.  We have been posting in increments of five every few days as not to overwhelm you with info and required reading. Click here for 1-5 … Continue reading

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Global Trend Indicators

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Weekly Eurozone Watch: No Pain From Spain

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Bernanke in a Romney Fed?

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The Jobs Recovery By Industry

Tonight we look at the jobs recovery by various industries. After 25 months of expansion in the U.S. labor market,  41 percent of the total amount of jobs lost during Great Recession have been recovered.  The private sector has created … Continue reading

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Apple Beats, Up $40 in AH….

Don’t have a lot of time as we’re out the door but thought you should see the Apple data.  Big beat and up over $40 after hours. Good thing for the sell-off prior to earnings as its sets the stock … Continue reading

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