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Unemployment Rate Drops

| February 4, 2011

The drop in the unemployment, despite the slow growth in farm payrolls, is a good sign for the economy. I think it is likely we’ll see this number drop to close to 8% by year-end, but given the structural unemployment issues, extended unemployment benefits and older generations not retiring, these issues create a lot of upward pressure on that number and will take time to drop below 8%. (Click here…

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ISM Index of Manufacturing in US Rises

| February 1, 2011

Despite unrest in Egypt the markets are looking towards further economic expansion.  Hurdles remain, but confidence continues to improve. (Click here to read article)

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