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Hiring picked up in February, helping to bring the unemployment rate down to its lowest level since before Obama took office, and stocks hit yet another record high. Read more...
Despite a mountain of data and the overwhelming consensus of economists to the contrary, Republican leaders including House Speaker John Boehner and would-be President Mitt Romney continue to falsely claim "Obama made the economy worse." But Read more...
With the rise of the Occupy movement and confirmation from the nonpartisan CBO that the U.S. income gap is at its highest level since 1929, defensive conservatives by necessity spawned a thriving if laughable cottage industry in income Read more...
When President Obama on Tuesday declared that decades of Republican trickle-down economics "never worked," conservatives were predictably apoplectic. But for all of their protests of "class warfare", "socialism" and worse, Obama was being Read more...
First, there's this technical definition that says there's a recovery. Why? Because some rich people are getting richer? If the economy doesn't serve Read more...

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(video h/t Oliver Willis) Jim Cramer can hardly contain himself as the market falls nearly 1000 points in the span of a few minutes, and uses Proct Read more...
Newshoggers: The source of the insanity. Gin and Tacos: The spurious and the unspurious – Glenn Reynolds and the Dow-Jones. Emptywheel: John Brenn Read more...
The New York Times stated the obvious this morning: It is also painfully clear that more of the same black-hole bailouts are failing to restore stabi Read more...
[media id=7398] You Tube Chris Matthews wants that stock market fixed, and right now, dammit!! I don't know what the hell is wrong with Matthews, bu Read more...
Market analysts - at least of the cable TV variety - seem to tiptoe around the obvious: if you don't cull the herd of insolvent banks and let the ma Read more...