As the proverbial line seems to be running out for Greece, I thought that I would look at a slightly longer, although no less important, issue in the context of Spain; more specifically the trend in net migration. While much of the focus on Spain’s membership of the Eurozone has been (rightly) centered on the . . . → Read More: Vámonos – Voting With Their Feet in Spain?
So I missed this last week, but I was away. We’ve been noticing that Pittsburgh has been faring well in income growth of late compared to other regions.. but Wendell Cox in Newgeography.com takes it a bit further and adjusts for regional cost of living differences to measure recent growth rates. We weren’t number 1, . . . → Read More: Daily Ranking – Inflation Adjusted Income Growth
On Wednesday the Challenger Job-Cut Report registered the fewest layoff announcements for any January since the measurement began in 1993. The Challenger Job-Cut Report is produced by Challenger, Grey & Christmas and tracks layoffs by industry and region.
According to the report, January 2011 cuts are down 46 percent from those announced in January . . . → Read More: Job Cuts Lowest In January Since Report Began
The monthly Chain Store Sales report will be released today. This report on sales in chain stores gives a look at the health of stores that make up about 10% of all retail sales.
At 8:30 AM EST, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were . . . → Read More: Economic Events on February 3, 2011