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  • Economy Watch: A Look at June’s Job Growth

    By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor June proved to be another reasonably good month for job creation by the U.S. economy— anything over about 200,000 counts as good—though not stellar, since the total for the month, 223,000 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday, didn’t reach into the high 200,000s

    National 02 July 2015 13:41
  • Economy Watch: Are Jobs Rebounding?

    By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor The U.S. economy created 223,000 jobs in April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. That represents a bounce back from March, which in fact was revised downward in the latest report to a miserable net gain of 85,000 jobs. The April increase was

    National 08 May 2015 13:16
  • ‘The Accidental Economist’ with Jack Kern: President’s Address to Congress Really Helps the Apartment Industry

    The president presented his proposals to Congress last evening highlighting both the opportunity to make changes in job growth and the potential derision by the republicans. Despite a lot of wrangling over who is to blame or what sort of spending or stimulus would be effective, the president is offering a plan that is

    National 09 September 2011 14:55