Monthly Archives: April 2013

We’ve Spent Trillions and Four Years on a “Potemkin Village” 2% “Recovery”. So, What’s Next?

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The dismal March jobs report, printing at less than half of expectations, raise additional questions about the strength of the current recovery.   While its well known the current recovery is weak, its less well-known that this is the weakest

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For Manufacturing Data, Boeing’s Big Orders ARE Better – Deceptively So

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Yesterday’s Commerce Department headline  number led a number of reporters and analysts to conclude that the US Manufacturing Sector was experiencing a solid comeback.  An increase of 3%, month-over-month, surely signaled a solid upswing in manufacturing, right? And with that,

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