All You Need to Know About the U.S. Unemployment Problem

by Elliott Morss Introduction One of the favorite financial media activities is to report on every shred of employment data – unemployment claims, unemployment rate changes, employment changes, etc. And then pundits guess what it means. This is nonsense. The pundits are trying to analyze “noise”. So where is the US recovery? What do you …

Shortage of Apartments Will Not Create a Building Boom

Written by John Lounsbury Today (April 6) GEI News has an article reporting that apartment vacancies are near an all-time low.  With all the talk about a housing glut this may come as a surprise.  It’s worth a trip through the numbers to see just what is going on.    Steven Hansen has recently reported that …