Tag: unemployment

Common Cents & Idled America

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced the US economy created 266K net, new payroll jobs during April 2021. Ordinarily, a number like this would elicit a shrug of the shoulders. It is pretty…

Common Cents

Common Cents for November 23, 2012

One of the bigger business headlines this week has been the liquidation of Hostess Brands, Inc., the company which heretofore made Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread, a host of other snack cakes and breads. As you…

Common Cents

Common Cents for November 2, 2012

The Employment Situation report is arguably the most important economic release. So, I was surprised when I read an article on Bloomberg this week imploring potential voters to not base their vote for President on this…