The problems of the economics profession

Ronald Coase has an interesting new piece titled Saving economics from the economics profession. You may like to see What is wrong with Economics on this blog.

Last week, in the US, I heard that the number of Ph.D. graduates coming out vastly exceeds the number of academic job openings. Most economics Ph.Ds. are . . . → Read More: The problems of the economics profession

Pent-Up Potential for Precious Metals in 2013: Jason Hamlin

Debt, not the fiscal cliff, is what concerns Jason Hamlin, publisher of the Gold Stock Bull newsletter, and if his prediction of a split in the EU comes to pass, it will bolster the case for gold equities. In this Gold Report interview Hamlin shares his preference for royalty streamers and prospect generators . . . → Read More: Pent-Up Potential for Precious Metals in 2013: Jason Hamlin

Economic Events on December 6, 2012

The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM Eastern time, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs in November.

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 380,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 13,000 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 6, 2012