What’s All the Noise about Part-time Employment?

Written by Steven Hansen Since the Jobs Report at the beginning of the month, pundits have been spewing over the inordinate employment gains of part-time workers – robbing the economy of the benefits of full-time employment.

Beyond Robotics and Jobs

Written by Steven Hansen Almost a year ago, I penned Advancing Towards A World Without Jobs concluding that robotic technology will relentlessly eliminate jobs. Half a century ago futurists predicted a world to come where automation would eliminate the need for humans to do many jobs….  Somewhere between that time and the present someone forgot …

Government Spending Does Not Add Up

Written by Steven Hansen Cyberspace is full of data. Some of the data can be correlated across various sources with different interests, some of the data comes from one source but can be correlated within the data itself, and some of the data is on USA government income and spending. This data currently is not …

June 2013 Leading Economic Index Now Projecting Moderate Growth

Written by Steven Hansen The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. was unchanged in June to 95.3 (2004 = 100). Overall, the index value has been slowly trending up. This index is designed to forecast the economy six months in advance. The market expected a 0.2% to 0.3% improvement in the LEI …