It seems that unemployment is becoming the new housing industry as far as conflicting information that makes you wonder if things are getting better or worse. Let’s start with the supposed “better”. According to the Labor Department, jobless claims are dropping, and in the next to last week of March dropping to its lowest point […]

Goodness, where do I start? Let’s start with the Dow, which dropped 203 points on the first day of October after a lot of new jobless claims and a weak manufacturing news report. It ended the day at 9509.28. That was a 2.09% decrease on the day. The S&P and NASDAQ also dropped 2.58% and […]