All posts tagged "economists"

  • S&P 500 - Moving Averages
    Weak BLS Jobs Report Hits Stocks

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported a weaker than expected jobs report this morning. An excerpt from the report: Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 115,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 8.1...

    • Posted May 4, 2012
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  • Larry Swedroe - BAM Advisor Services
    Larry Swedroe Bemoans Investor’s “Magical Thinking”

    Larry Swedroe, author of Investment Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make and How to Avoid Them, has written an enlightening and in-depth article entitled, “On Magical Thinking and Investing,” at IndexUniverse.com. Swedroe is an advocate of investing in...

    • Posted March 1, 2012
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  • Jobs Report Weakness

    U. S. non-farm payrolls growth was non-existent as the much anticipated number showed zero jobs added for August. Some economists expected 100,000 new jobs. The unemployment rate was stuck at 9.1%. The dismal payrolls data release dropped...

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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  • Predicting Inflation and Interest Rates is Hard

    Matt Phillips at The Wall Street Journal exposes the truth regarding economists and the majority of pundits. Very few foresaw the decline in interest rates coming. Facts. They’re so inconvenient. Especially for those out there who have...

    • Posted June 30, 2010
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  • Nouriel Roubini Says Oil Could Go to $200 Just as Economy Starts to Recover

    Nouriel Roubini recently reiterated what he stated several weeks ago about the recovery taking longer than most economists expect. Roubini cites a plethora of negative variables including the possibility of hyperinflation and a spike in real interest...

    • Posted June 9, 2009
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  • Paul Kasriel and Asha Bangalore Say the Worst is Over For the Economy

    According to Henry Blodgett, Paul Kasriel and Asha Bangalore of Northern Trust were early in saying we were going into a recession. Now the two are indicating the worst is over and we’ll experience a weak recovery...

    • Posted May 31, 2009
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