Tag Archives: U.S. Economy

The U.S. Economy – it is what it is

It’s been more than four years since the economic crash of 2008 that affected (and still affects) many countries around the world including the U.S. The behavior of many Americans has changed and some of those changes are likely permanent. … Continue reading

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The never ending recession

Yesterday (October 9th) was an anniversary of sorts. In 2007 on October 9th the Dow Jones reached the highest level it has ever recorded closing at 14,163.53. At the start of business four years later the index is 11,103.12. For … Continue reading

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A quick fix is not the tonic

I just read a story that was posted on line this afternoon of January 8, 2010 U.S. Job Losses in December Dim Hopes for Quick Upswing http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/09/business/economy/09jobs.html?hp Were you hoping for a quick upswing?   Is that what everyone really wants?   There … Continue reading

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