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Will the Trans Pacific Trade Agreement Cost Americans Their Jobs?

Imagine you and I are the only two people in the economy. I’m good at making shoes while you’re good at making baskets. Each of us needs both. Instead of

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Death by Demographics: Jobs Growth Projected Down Through 2039!

Our labor force will grow at a rate of only 0.5% for the rest of this decade.

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Economic Wage Growth: Want Higher Pay? Quit Your Job!

Herb Kelleher, a co-founder of Southwest Airlines, is a New Jersey native who transplanted to Texas.  He’s famous for drinking whiskey and smoking cigarettes, and has been known to use

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A Problem With No Solution?

One piece of advice that has always served me well is this: Bring a solution anytime you bring a problem or challenge. But I must ignore that advice today. Unfortunately,

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Millennials Need a Mulligan

Golf is not my friend, as long-time readers know. Sure, I love the tranquility of the setting… the long walk through the beautiful, manicured park… and even the tradition of

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Is This the Peak of Jobs Growth?

As more than 70% of U.S. GDP comes in the form of consumer spending, it’s difficult for the economy to grow without a healthy consumer base. Taking the logic one

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Youth Unemployment Rampant Across The Globe

The future of any country is its young adults. Those in their early to mid-20s, who’ve just entered the workforce and will become more and more productive as they age

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Who Says 5% Unemployment Should Be the Goal?

Just yesterday, I frankly shared how tired I am of hearing, talking, reading and writing about the Fed. But one nagging question remained in my head last night as I

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Don’t Give Them the Power…Unemployment Stats Are Just Noise

Spit-balling employment used to be easy. Just watch the tape at 8:30 a.m. eastern every Thursday morning (that’s the release schedule for the U.S. Initial Jobless Claims) and you’d have