Not your father's workforce

We’ll crib off Mike explicitly this time, who is himself commenting on Harold’s column over the weekend on women owned businesses.  All I can say it reminds me again of a quote I have wound up using a lot.  Really, it is one of the most remarkable quotes I have ever found about the . . . → Read More: Not your father’s workforce

Reality and Constraints

Robin Hanson on capping systemic health care costs:

The United Kingdom, where, on average, people live longer than in the U.S., spends only about 9 percent of gross domestic product on medicine, compared with our 18 percent. The British control costs in part by having the will to empower a hard-nosed agency, the National . . . → Read More: Reality and Constraints

Mike Starogiannis: Are You Ready for Commodity Bargain Season?

School’s out for the summer and junior explorers are back in the field commencing summer drilling programs. That’s what makes early summer a good time to seek out bargains in the junior equity sector, according to Fraser Mackenzie Analyst Mike Starogiannis. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Mike offers some promising names . . . → Read More: Mike Starogiannis: Are You Ready for Commodity Bargain Season?

Economic Events on June 7, 2011

At 7:45 AM EDT, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released, giving an update on the health of the consumer through this analysis of retail sales.

At 8:55 AM EDT, the weekly Redbook report will be released, giving us more information about consumer spending.

At 3:00 PM EDT, the Consumer Credit report . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 7, 2011