Month: August 2019

In the last three weeks, the U.S. stock market has lost almost 5% of its value though there was a recovery on Friday. This coincides with presidential sabre rattling over trade with China and presidential bad mouthing of Federal Reserve Board interest rate policies. Cue Chicken Little. Is the sky really falling and, if so, […]

I have long been curious about the concept of “jobs Americans won’t do” and this curiosity has centered on the question of how there could be any jobs so wretched that a person would not do them if in extremis. Well, so much for my hopes of gaining tenure at an Ivy League college.  Worse, […]