Florida Unemployment Rate Drops; Miami Still StrugglingGovernor Rick Scott will use social media to push out the state’s unemployment numbers Friday morning.
November Unemployment Ticks Down NationallyThe U.S. economy continued to show signs of life in November even as the nation edged ever closer to the fiscal cliff/austerity crisis.
Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.
Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For AmericaYes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.
Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese FactoryMitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.
Florida Hiring Situation Inches Upward In AugustPrivate employers here and across the country are starting to hang out their help wanted signs as we approach the fall.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Opinion: You Weren't Fired You Were OutsourcedMitt Romney's contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don't matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.
Dow Closes Above 12,000For the first time in 2 ½ years, the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 12,000 points Tuesday afternoon.
2011 Looks Positive For EconomyThe latest economic indexes show 2011 is already looking much better than the start of 2010 with improvements in consumer spending, manufacturing and continued gains on Wall Street.