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A Thought Experiment On Why Wages Are So Weak

By Steven Englander, head of research and strategy at Rafiki Capital Management I propose.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 12th, 2017

Why Wages Are So Weak - A Thought Experiment

Authored by Steven Englander via Rafiki Capital Management, A thought experiment on why wages are so weak I propose a microeconomic rationale for why macro wage performance is so weak, despite tight labor markets. The idea is that we are getting paid .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 10th, 2017

Yen Gains Despite Weak Wages Data, Russia Probe Eyed

Yen Gains Despite Weak Wages Data, Russia Probe Eyed.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 4th, 2017

Compare Your Country’s Tax Rate

Wait, I thought the USA had the highest tax rate in the world? (lol)   Taxing Wages 2017 Source: OECD   The post Compare Your Country’s Tax Rate appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJul 20th, 2017

Kansas"s conservative experiment may have gone worse than people thought

Kansas"s conservative experiment may have gone worse than people thought.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 15th, 2017

US Productivity Unchanged in Q1

U.S. worker productivity was not as weak as initially thought in the first quarter, but the persistently soft trend is an obstacle to faster economic growth. The Labor Department said on Monday non farm productivity, which measures hourly output per worke.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseJun 5th, 2017

U.S. first-quarter productivity unchanged; labor costs revised down

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. worker productivity was not as weak as initially thought in the first quarter, but the persistently soft trend is an obstacle to faster economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2017

An Emotion-Driven Walk Down Wall Street — A Thought Experiment

Valuation-Informed Indexing #3.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 30th, 2017

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

The U.S. economy started 2017 out with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 26th, 2017

U.S. growth in first quarter was higher than initially thought, but still weak

The U.S. economy started 2017 with a whimper, b.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 26th, 2017

PODCAST: Weak wages, taxing the banks, and the Trump market slump

A bit of volat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2017

Japan’s Economy Is Growing, but Don’t Call It a Hot Streak

A fifth consecutive quarter of growth amounts to the longest run of expansion in more than a decade. But weak inflation and stagnant wages suggest it won’t last......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 18th, 2017

Buffett"s fledgling biBERK pursues online insurance "experiment"

It has been decades since anyone thought of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, or even its insurance operations, as "very, very small.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 9th, 2017

Buffett"s fledgling biBERK pursues online insurance "experiment"

OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - It has been decades since anyone thought of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, or even its insurance operations, as "very, very small.".....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 2017

Jobless Rate at 10-Year Low as Hiring Grows and Wages Rise

The economy added 211,000 jobs in April, the Labor Department said, after weak hiring figures for March. The jobless rate declined to 4.4 percent......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 5th, 2017

Unemployment Rate at 10-Year Low as Hiring Grows and Wages Rise

The economy added 211,000 jobs in April, the Labor Department said, after weak hiring figures for March. The jobless rate declined to 4.4 percent......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 5th, 2017

This Time Seems Very, Very Different (Part 2 Of Not With A Bang But A Whimper - A Thought Experiment)

This Time Seems Very, Very Different (Part 2 Of Not With A Bang But A Whimper - A Thought Experiment).....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 3rd, 2017

Consumer Confidence "Steady" Despite Weak Wages, No Spending, Slow Growth

Apart from stagnant wage growth, dismal economic growth, and tumbling spending growth, Americans remain 'confident' according to University of Michi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 28th, 2017

Kendrick Lamar"s "DAMN" Slammed By Fox News" Geraldo Rivera, As Per Usual

Thought experiment: What would Kendrick Lamar have to produce for someone at Fox News to say something nice about him?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2017

Avis Budget Group, Inc - A Thought Experiment

Avis Budget Group, Inc - A Thought Experiment.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 23rd, 2017

A behavioral economist explains how basic income can work in the US

REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve MarcusThere's a debate swirling in certain economic circles over a thought experiment: If you give free money to people in poor Kenyan .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 25th, 2017