Coming Home to Roost

It looks like free trade is catching up with the US:

Master Lock, which has made locks in Milwaukee since 1921, has brought 100 jobs back from China over the last year and a half. And Mr. Bink, who has worked at the plant for 33 years and heads the United Auto Workers local, . . . → Read More: Coming Home to Roost

Sweet Spots in a Patchy Oil Price Landscape: Frank Saldana

A variety of geopolitical, economic, technical, regulatory and transportation factors are having some confusing effects on U.S. prices for oil, natural gas and gas by-products. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Frank Saldana, senior E&P energy analyst at C. K. Cooper & Company, explains how these various factors impact the domestic . . . → Read More: Sweet Spots in a Patchy Oil Price Landscape: Frank Saldana

Jobs, and jobs again

Not anything in the news today that I see, but in general I have to admit I get confused when I read most opining on the source of job growth in the region’s economy.  So below is just a straight up look at where recent job gains are coming from in the Pittsburgh region.   It’s the . . . → Read More: Jobs, and jobs again

Economic Events on April 11, 2012

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM Eastern time, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the Import and Export Prices index for March will be released, providing some data that can be used to . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 11, 2012