Vámonos - Voting with their feet in Spain?

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?

Daily Ranking - inflation adjusted income growth

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

Job Cuts Lowest In January Since Report Began

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

Economic Events on February 3, 2011

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