Monthly Archives: January 2014

//January

Automation Means Jobs Lost

New Orders for manufactured durable goods in December decreased by 4.3 percent. The decrease, down two of the last three months, followed a 2.6 percent November increase. Shipments of manufactured durable goods in December, decreased 1.9 percent following four consecutive monthly increases. Unfilled orders for manufactured durable goods in December, up ten of the last [...]

2014-01-31T16:51:08+00:00A View|

Caution and Concern

This is marvelous We have the former governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell and his complicit wife, indicted by the Federal Government on corruption charges this week. Naturally, he claims innocence and accepts no responsibility. We also have Wendy Davis, state senator from Texas who lied to her constituents by embellishing her life story in order [...]

2014-01-24T17:10:29+00:00A View|

How Big Government Drives Inequality

Yesterday in the Wall Street Journal, David Malpass, president of Encima Global LLC penned his opinion in an editorial titled “How Big Government Drives Inequality". The following quotes are from his article. Mr. Malpass also served as deputy assistant secretary in the Reagan administration and deputy assistant secretary of state in the George H.W. Bush [...]

2014-01-17T16:51:17+00:00A View|

A Good Start for the New Year

It is Friday, the Institute for Supply Management has released its latest report on business: Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the seventh consecutive month and the overall economy grew for the 55th consecutive month. The PMI registered 57 percent, the second highest reading of the year, just 0.3 percentage point [...]

2014-01-03T16:15:16+00:00A View|