Tag: Dems

The Treasury’s Checkbook: Healthy or Not Healthy as We Peer Into the Debt Default Abyss?

Looking at a couple of statements from your day-to-day checking account, I tell new clients in our first working meeting, is like looking at the lab results your doctor orders when you have a physical. Staring out from those pieces of paper [pdf files] are a bunch of numbers that […]

Yesterday Percentages Ruled

Yesterday the Boss of the Fabric of the Universe called together all the mathematical concepts, had them line up in a row, and asked, who wants to have a big day?, at which point all the mathematical concepts (who, to a concept, like to have their days maintain a steady […]

Today’s Jobs Numbs: Can We Handle the Nuance?

On the first Friday of every month, at 8:30 am East Coast Time, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a bunch of numbers — no, let’s call that a trove of numbers —  about employment during the previous month. That bunch of numbers, via media echo-chamber, gets winnowed down to […]