Beyond the Burgh – Peak Pennsylvania Labor Force as well

I tend to forget the state stuff, but I should have noticed this. Pennsylvania hit a new all-time labor force peak with the September data that came out a couple weeks ago.

Link: Data and chart from BLS.

Specifically the PA labor force is showing over 6.5 million for the first time ever.  Topping . . . → Read More: Beyond the Burgh – Peak Pennsylvania Labor Force as well

Time to Rethink a Myth

Maybe parents might want to consider the effects of pushing their children to get a college education:

Cyndee Marcoux already was stretched thin, thanks to the $80,000 in student loans she racked up after getting divorced and going back to school a decade ago. Her breaking point came in 2010, when her daughter defaulted . . . → Read More: Time to Rethink a Myth

Economic Events on November 1, 2012

The figures for motor vehicle sales for October will be released today.  The consensus estimate is that 14.8 million autos were sold last month, which would be 200,000 less than the previous month.

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM Eastern time, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs in . . . → Read More: Economic Events on November 1, 2012