Obviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.
Republicans will continue to talk down the economy for the next two months specifically because they want the economy, and the country, to suffer in order to win an election.
On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.
One week after Mitt Romney addressed his party – it’s Barack Obama’s turn. In a race that is deadlocked, it’s the President’s chance to convince undecided voters his way.
Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.
Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.
Of all the signs leading to a defeat for President Barack Obama in the presidential election of 2012, the most glaring sign is the 8.2% unemployment rate.
“The Places Rated Almanac” salutes our livability periodically. Forbes and Yahoo report the region as safe and a great place for raising kids. “The Economist” likes us a lot – and “National Geographic” sees us as a worldwide travel destination.
Tractor-trailers are everywhere, so it is hard to imagine any shortage of people to drive them, but the reality is different.
Norfolk Southern projects it will hire 2,600 new employees by the end of 2012. There has been an increase in freight rail and a large number of railroad employees will be retiring.
KDKA Radio’s Rob Pratte talked with Dave Pasquale, of Col-Fin Specialty Steel, and Ron Pollina, author of the book “Selling Out A Super Power.”
It’s one more major example of just how huge this Marcellus Shale boom is becoming. Shell Oil may build something called an ethylene cracker – a major petro-chemical plant – in our region. The plant is expected to spawn a whole new industry – producing ethylene – a by-product of shale drilling to make plastics.
KDKA AM’s Chris Moore talks to Steve Denning, business consultant and author of The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management: Re-inventing the Workplace for the 21st Century.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Vice President Joe Biden about several current events, including his love for the Steelers.
President Obama is expected to outline a more than $400 billion American Jobs Act tonight in a speech to Congress and the American public. And there’s only one topic on most people’s minds.
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