Weighing the Week Ahead: Focus on Jobs

Jobs are vital.  To the individual.  To the economy.  To all of us, since our own well-being depends upon our neighbor’s — whether we realize it or not.  Each piece of data or news on employment commands attention. For these reasons everyone pays special attention to the monthly Employment Situation Report. Despite the imperfect nature […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: A Decision on Health Legislation

Health care legislation has been a focal point for national debate for more than a year.  One way or another, the fate of legislation supported by President Obama will soon be decided — probably this week.  The final maneuvering will be the most important story of the week. Sure, the Fed will meet.  We will […]

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