Tag: unemployment

Newsworthy – Nov 1st, 2019

The number of flying insects in Germany are dramatically falling, higher rates of obesity and an aging population are leading to surging deaths from heart failure in the U.S., businesses are offering higher pay and hiring less. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories…

Newsworthy – Sep 28th, 2018

911 centers affected by low unemployment rate, former felons to regain voting rights, foreign investment in Africa, Elon Musk’s legal troubles, and a growing number of babies born with opioid addiction. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on…

Economic Mood Swings

Volatility has returned to the markets in the past few weeks. This has led to mixed messages to the public as positive economic news is mingled with sudden drops in major indices. Most of the bad news seems to be generated from outside of…

Should the US Resume Oil Exports?

A fact that many people do not know is that the US has not exported crude oil since 1975, when Congress banned the act. The reason back then was that domestic reserves where becoming depleted due to the 1973 Arab embargo. But that was…

Is the Unemployment Rate Enough to Judge the Economy?

The media, government officials, economists, and nearly anyone else with mainstream attention talks about the unemployment level. They freely use it as a gauge of how well the economy is doing. The unemployment level has essentially become the official thermometer with which to judge…

Study on the Public Opinion of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Proposed Increase in the Minimum Wage

The following is a research project conducted to determine how those businesses most affected by an increase to the national minimum wage feel about President Obama’s proposal from a few months ago. After the Executive Summary and Report, please find the Questionnaire used as well…

The Motley Experience on WRSU 4 8 14

The Motley Experience is back on 88.7 WRSU FM New Brunswick! Check it out every Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm from now until May. For live streaming, visit http://www.wrsu.org and click “Listen Live”! In case you miss the live show, you can listen to the recording…

The Motley Experience WRSU Podcast 3 25 14 – John Boyd, Jr Interview

The Motley Experience on WRSU is back after taking a brief hiatus during Spring Break! We return to the air with a fantastic show and our first ever interview with John Boyd, Jr from The Boyd Company. Our discussion includes what our current national…

The Motley Experience WRSU Podcast 2 18 14

The Motley Experience is back on 88.7 WRSU FM New Brunswick! Check it out every Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm from now until May. For live streaming, visit http://www.wrsu.org and click “Listen Live”! In case you miss the live show, you can listen to the recording…

The Motley Experience WRSU Podcast for 2 11 14

The Motley Experience is back on 88.7 WRSU FM New Brunswick! Check it out every Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm from now until May. For live streaming, visit http://www.wrsu.org and click “Listen Live”! In case you miss the live show, you can listen to the recording…