All time peak employment

Yes it is indeed all time…  as in ever..  peak employment for Pittsburgh employment with the release of June data on total nonfarm jobs in the region.  We will likely see an (I guess I should say another) all time peak employment number for the region for the same period when that data is  released . . . → Read More: All time peak employment

Spot Uranium Sleeping Beauties Before the Market Wakes Up: Jeb Handwerger

Pundits may have closed the book on the so-called nuclear renaissance, but the story is far from over. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Gold Stock Trades Editor Jeb Handwerger names the “sleeping beauties” quietly proving their worth. A new generation of nuclear energy must be part of a diversified happy . . . → Read More: Spot Uranium Sleeping Beauties Before the Market Wakes Up: Jeb Handwerger

Privatize Firefighting

Alex Tabarrok, at Marginal Revolution, has a post about firefighters and their work.  In it, he notes that the number of career firefighters has doubled over the last 25 years while the number of fires has halved.  To put it another way, it’s highly probable that the market has reached its saturation point for . . . → Read More: Privatize Firefighting