Blog tagged as unemployment

The Stubborn Soft Landing

April 05, 2024 01:34 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)
The Stubborn Soft Landing
Are we actually on track for a "soft landing"?

No New Surprises

September 21, 2022 03:15 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)
Today's move by the Federal Reserve is no surprise.

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

October 14, 2021 02:06 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
Covid variants, market valuations, and supply chain issues could present headwinds.

The Godfather Market

May 11, 2020 04:29 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)
The Godfather Market

In my last post, the market had just pulled back about 10% within a few days.  Since then, the market not only declined about 34% from its late February peak, it also recovered just over 30% from the bottom.  This market reminds me of two very famous lines from "The Godfa...

Jobs and Inflation

September 18, 2014 01:58 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)

Recently, a friend asked me how inflation and jobs are connected. My response is included below. Let me know what your thoughts are.
"Short answer: More jobs = More Aggregate Wages = Greater Consumer Demand & Lower Unemployment/Tighter Job Market ...