Pittsburgh’s real estate moment?

In order to post something positive and to stick to the knitting, several positive economic notes out there. We’ll start with real estate.

I already mentioned the latest real estate data from realstats.  The PG headline was quite negative: Region home sales drop sharply.  Unless you are in the real estate biz itself, I . . . → Read More: Pittsburgh’s real estate moment?

Legal vs. Illegal Prostitution

Okay, this kinda of crap makes me angry, just angry. Go read the article. Do you see what’s wrong with it? I see no distinction between legal prostitution and illegal prostitution. Now let’s look at the difference between legal and illegal drugs. The first you can buy in any store (everybody sells aspirin), in . . . → Read More: Legal vs. Illegal Prostitution

Economic Events on December 30, 2010

At 8:30 AM EST, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report.  The consensus is that there were 415,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 5,000 less than last week’s number as the employment market continues to show signs of improvement.

At 9:45 AM EST, the Chicago PMI Index . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 30, 2010