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Initial Claims Improved over Last Year, But Weakening Momentum is a Yellow Flag

This post is an update excerpt of the permanent page of Employment Charts, which is updated regularly whenever new data is released. Bookmark that page for future reference. This week’s data on first time unemployment claims was slightly weaker, but not terrible.  The gross numbers are still a big improvement over last year, but the…

Obama will bang on Bain Capital as fight heats up | Washington Examiner

A lot of political insiders in both parties think Bain Capital is pretty much a dead issue in the 2012 presidential campaign… Except it’s not. Not only do President Obama’s strategists still believe Romney’s business record will be an effective issue, a new poll by a bipartisan firm suggests attacks on Romney’s past might play…