AP explained, "the stable hiring last month shows that employers didn't panic during the high-stakes talks."
Perhaps the last great federal spending program before the debt bubble bursts upon us in a year or a decade should be the printing of 315 million T-shirts with this caption.
BLS estimated America’s unemployment rate for December to have been 7.8%. New job growth from the employer survey came out at 140,000+.
The Bush-era rates have been made permanent for 98% of the population. Republicans should not be lamenting the final fiscal cliff deal.
There are absurd tax breaks for NASCAR, Hollywood, Goldman Sachs, and others in the fiscal cliff bill.
The roadmap for President Obama to solve our fiscal crisis starts and ends with two words: entitlement reform.
Hovering around nearly $1,700 per ounce, gold is hardly over-valued.
Until we get some consensus on our national priorities and whether to cut Medicare, Social Security, or national defense, we will continue doing battle over the budget.