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Welcome to the Economy Group! 0 Hugin Feb 2021 Feb 2021 4 8647
Oil Train Safety Megathread. Updated October 18, 2021 [View all] 73 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2015 Jan 2022 5 21404
Rail Safety Megathread. Updated January 9, 2022 [View all] 66 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2016 Sep 13 4 15273
Snopes checked AOC's claim Danish McDonald's paying over 20 bucks an hour... [View all] 59 TreasonousBastard Mar 2021 Mar 2021 194 13268
The data that shows Boomers are to blame for the labor shortage 39 StClone Dec 2021 Dec 2021 8 1896
I seem to remember the last time oil was $100/barrel, 38 multigraincracker Jul 2022 Jul 2022 55 3640
EF-0. Economic Stats with links to original sources. Links to LBN jobs threads thru 9/2/22 37 progree Sep 2012 Feb 2020 16 31484
I may have mentioned that I've been homeless and living in my car since last November. But... 35 TreasonousBastard Aug 2020 Aug 2020 52 4143
Stocks are rocketing UP today! Anyone know why? 33 at140 Apr 2020 Apr 2020 1 3445
Hawkish Fed signals it may have to raise rates sooner to fight inflation 33 progree Jan 2022 Jan 2022 0 1160
DOW is up 610 points ? Why?? 26 at140 Apr 2020 Apr 2020 1 3245
Is inflation really bad for most people? 26 Cicada Jan 2022 Jan 2022 2 1242
Gold and other metals are all dropping today -- anyone know what triggered it ? nt 25 eppur_se_muova Sep 2020 Sep 2020 3 1624
Gasoline in Madison, WI is now $3.28/gallon. 22 G2theD Aug 6 Aug 6 4 791
Big Short Investor Warns Of 'Dangerous' GameStop Stock ("Insane") 20 Mike 03 Jan 2021 Jan 2021 6 1911
The Fed will have to 'break this economy' to tame inflation after the strong jobs report, 20 elleng Aug 6 Aug 8 5 1549
It's just crazy, stocks keep going up. Why? 19 safeinOhio Aug 2020 Aug 2020 10 1990
I am so confused, I get the market and the economy are different 19 RazzleCat Aug 2020 Aug 2020 1 1583
Maine postal workers reassemble high-speed sorting machine 19 Eugene Oct 2020 Oct 2020 86 4818
Housing: Priced-out homebuyers now face sky-high rents 19 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 6 775
Minimum wage workers can't afford rent anywhere in America 18 BigmanPigman Jul 2021 Jul 2021 14 2793
Can someone explain how the Dow goes up after 6.6 million file for unemployment? 18 Cattledog Apr 2020 Apr 2020 3 1073
STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 9 March 2020 17 Tansy_Gold Mar 2020 Mar 2020 6 1286
'Catastrophically bad' inflation report is boosting chances of a 75-basis-point interest-rate hike 17 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 4 1099
The 'free market' manifesto that broke America and led to Trumpism 17 Warpy Sep 2020 Sep 2020 38 2443
Panic buying of toilet paper hits U.S. stores again with new pandemic restrictions 17 Eugene Nov 2020 Nov 2020 7 1494
Here's why you can't find frozen fries, while U.S. farmers are sitting on tons of potatoes 16 Eugene Apr 2020 Apr 2020 9 1731
Morris Pearl: U.S. should undertake prosperity tax, like Argentina, to assist with COVID disaster 16 sandensea Jan 2021 Jan 2021 3 994
Updated: thanks, solved! ... equation to calculate shortening mortgage using the remaining balance? 15 mahina Jun 2020 Jun 2020 0 952
STOCK MARKET WATCH - Wednesday, 18 March 2020 15 Tansy_Gold Mar 2020 Mar 2020 6 1288
Stock market futures sky high again today! 15 at140 Aug 2020 Aug 2020 4 1621
Dow down 1,000 points 15 multigraincracker Dec 2021 Dec 2021 6 1879
A New Brand of Sticker Shock Hits the Car Market 15 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 3 1626
This message was self-deleted by its author 15 left-of-center2012 Oct 2020 Oct 2020 2 1182
A Bartender Posted Her Paycheck Showing She Made Only $9.28 For 70 Hours Of Work 15 question everything Feb 2020 Feb 2020 3 1463
Water futures set to join likes of gold and oil and trade on Wall Street for first time ever 14 sandensea Dec 2020 Dec 2020 5 1275
STOCK MARKET WATCH - Friday, 1 May 2020 14 Tansy_Gold Apr 2020 May 2020 3 1254
Elon Musk's Push to Expand Tesla's Driver Assistance to Cities Rankles a Top Safety Authority 14 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Sep 2021 0 764
Dow plunges 1,500 points on Fed economic warning and fear of a 2nd wave of COVID-19. 13 elleng Jun 2020 Jun 2020 4 1022
Oil plunges below zero for first time in unprecedented wipeout 13 sandensea Apr 2020 Apr 2020 5 1600
Pier 1 Imports files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy 13 left-of-center2012 Feb 2020 Feb 2020 5 1043
Restaurants have reopened their doors, but the workers haven't come back 13 left-of-center2012 Sep 2021 Sep 2021 3 977
Does anyone know a lot about student loans? 13 oldtime dfl_er Jan 2022 Jan 2022 4 939
The 5th Circuit just dismantled the SEC's power to enforce securities law. 13 mahatmakanejeeves May 2022 May 2022 9 927
STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 16 March 2020 13 Tansy_Gold Mar 2020 Mar 2020 6 1258
STOCK MARKET WATCH - Thursday, 19 March 2020 12 Tansy_Gold Mar 2020 Mar 2020 2 1290
Amazon may turn dying JC Penney and Sears stores into warehouses 12 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2020 Aug 2020 5 1168
Why don't we make things here? Why buy stuff from China? 12 TreasonousBastard Mar 2021 Mar 2021 4 1426
Positive Marijuana Tests Are Up Among U.S. Workers 12 mahatmakanejeeves May 2021 May 2021 0 1108
FedEx just painted a disturbing picture of the job market 12 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Sep 2021 9 1855
Domino's Pizza is getting eaten alive by the worker shortage 12 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2021 Oct 2021 0 1321
Why isn't the government selling 50 or 100 year bonds? 12 Tomconroy Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 1056
Wow, That Was Fast: Debt Out the Wazoo 12 marmar Jun 2020 Jun 2020 14 1654
I bought my kids dinner -- and saw firsthand how overdraft fees punish the poor 12 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2021 Oct 2021 19 1346
Legislation proposed to get federal government to cap nurse pay (especially travel nurses) 12 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 2 12308
Just keep your returns: Stores weigh paying you not to bring back unwanted items 12 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 2 816
US economy may be stalling out as viral outbreak worsens 11 TexasTowelie Jul 2020 Jul 2020 15 1337
Sen. Mitt Romney proposes immediate $1,000 payment to every adult American 11 sandensea Mar 2020 Mar 2020 5 1261
'The Great Resignation': June's US jobs report hides unusual trend 11 marmar Jul 2021 Jul 2021 4 1684
Bed Bath & Beyond Serves a Warning for All Holiday Shoppers 11 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Oct 2021 3 1518
Once a retail giant, Kmart nears extinction after closure 11 Eugene Apr 2022 Apr 2022 3 750
by Robert Reich Warning: The Fed is aiming a battering ram at the American economy. 11 elleng Apr 2022 Apr 2022 9 1496
'Unretirement' is becoming a hot new trend in the sizzling U.S. labor market 11 mahatmakanejeeves May 2022 May 2022 13 1270
More and More People Are Falling Behind On Their Car Loans 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 3 907
Fed nominee Judy Shelton could be in trouble as key GOP senators express concerns on 'outlier' views 11 sandensea Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 889
How has the pandemic impacted your post-retirement plans? 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2022 Jan 2022 2 657
wsj.com: Americans Tap Pandemic Savings to Cope With Inflation 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 0 571
STOCK MARKET WATCH - Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11 Tansy_Gold Mar 2020 Mar 2020 2 987
Stock market exploding up today? 11 at140 May 2020 May 2020 4 2076
Sharpest increase since 1973: U.S. food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high 10 sandensea Jun 2020 Jun 2020 2 1169
The economy as we knew it might be over, Fed Chairman says 10 marmar Nov 2020 Nov 2020 4 1367
IRS Plans a 50% Ramp-Up in Audits of Small Businesses Next Year 10 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2021 Jan 2021 2 1075
Question about Freight trains 10 bluescribbler Apr 2021 Apr 2021 2 1166
High Steel Prices Have Manufacturers Scrounging for Supplies 10 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Oct 2021 2 923
Sears is closing its last department store in Illinois, the retailer's home state 10 left-of-center2012 Sep 2021 Sep 2021 4 870
Crews Are Abandoned on Ships in Record Numbers Without Pay, Food or a Way Home 10 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2021 Oct 2021 46 3505
Smartphones Are a New Tax on the Poor 10 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2021 Dec 2021 17 1274
I can't believe Rick Perry was on CNBC this morning 10 Laura PourMeADrink May 2022 May 2022 7 1069
Hundreds quit after one CEO required his employees to be at their desks five days a week. 10 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 10 Sep 13 4 1544
Sucking for real... 10 sprinkleeninow Friday Saturday 2 644
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