Saturday, October 8, 2011

Job news: 'Not as Bad as We Thought' Is the New Normal

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Job Numbers: 'Not as Bad as We Thought' Is the New Normal
Esquire (blog)
Accepting as the new normal an unemployment rate that would have gagged people as recently as 10 years ago means every demagogue who can sneak up on a microphone can talk whatever rot comes into their peculiar little heads. The front-runner for the ...
Realtors anxious to find new normal in this year's dismal market
Lodi News-Sentinel
I know most of us Realtors are anxious to find a new normal in Real Estate. I think buyers and sellers would prefer to have some stability in the market as well. I would hate to see the flooding of the markets with foreclosed homes. ...
The Not-So-New Normal Of Volatility
Business Insider
The anemic performance of the S&P 500 over the past decade has prompted some observers to argue that the market might be in a “new normal” of low expected returns. However, few of even the most bearish forecasters would make the case for negative ...
Graph Expo Review: Postpress - Leveraging the New Normal
Printing Impressions (press release)
This is the new normal everyone talks about from an industry standpoint: ie, the printer attendance level, the exhibitor volume. We're not returning to 2000 levels or even 2005. Attendees lining up three and four deep around a booth waiting to talk to ...
Whidbey galleries feature new art for the changing season | AT THE GALLERIES
PNW Local News
Local painter Karin Bolstad displays her show of mixed-media acrylic paintings, “The New Normal: Chapters,” at Prima Bistro in Langley through December. Bolstad said her artwork is figurative, and that vintage photos and postcards of people are used as ...
Nostalgic glow of a normal week won't last
Brisbane Times
Having a national government that is beleaguered and defensive became the new normal 18 months ago, when word leaked out from the bureaucracy that the Rudd government had decided to put its carbon pollution reduction scheme on ice. ...
Arizona recall election narrows to Russell Pearce and Jerry Lewis
Los Angeles Times
He observed that, in the Grand Canyon State, “strange is the new normal.” State Sen. Russell Pearce, the Republican author of the tough anti-illegal immigration law SB 1070, is facing a recall election in November. He had been slated to face two ...
Supply chain: Operations management
Business Excellence Magazine
The term 'new normal' has become commonplace as a way to reflect that the business climate will never return to the sustained growth and relatively benign inflation that we experienced up to 2008. Mervyn King, the governor of the Bank of England, ...
From 'War on Terror' to 'New Silk Road'
CNN (blog)
This could be the new normal on the New Silk Road for several decades, even after American troops are replaced by Afghans and when countries like India, Iran and Turkey ramp up their financial stakes in the country as well. Remember that the New Silk ...
Study: Teens leave churches seen as judgmental
USA Today
"Churches are not prepared to handle the 'new normal,'" said Kinnaman. "However, the world for young adults is changing in significant ways, such as their remarkable access to the world and worldviews via technology, their alienation from various ...
Why we need to get smarter about energy
Christian Science Monitor (blog)
Around the 18-hour mark, thought strayed to what would happen if this was the new normal. Plenty of dystopic novels and movies have traveled this road, so I'll spare you the drama (which there would be) or jeremiads about our wasteful culture (which it ...
Thoughts From The Publisher's Desk
The Dispatch
The “new normal” is starting to set in around City Hall without Dare (a City Hall regular for almost three decades) with Mayor Rick Meehan acting as the city manager. While the tension may be calming in Ocean City a bit, news continues to be made, ...
Housing Market Inches Upward in Q3
Memphis Daily News
Last quarter's levels very well could be the “new normal.” Among Shelby County's 34 ZIP codes, the most active area was Collierville's 38017, with 232 sales averaging $292114 and $67.8 million in total sales volume. The ZIP with the highest average ...
Fit Rx
If I asked you to drink one glass of water each day until it became a habit then it might not take you many days before that become your new normal. However, with exercise it may take a little longer to create a habit. I can tell you it just comes by ...
Midday Scan: Friday's top stories around the region
Crosscut (blog)
Not very well, even in the new normal of budget austerity. Grygiel notes, "In 2010, the department had a budget of $11.5 million. The spending plan pitched for next year is $8.4 million. The number of positions would go from 86.5 to 40.25. ...
MSNBC's Ed Schultz on Occupy Wall Street: What Took You People So Long?
It is a reaction to the new normal, and I don't think the American people will accept the new normal of high unemployment and jobs being shipped overseas. Given the widespread frustration with President Obama, does this enthusiasm bode well for the ...
Recommended: When marathon runners leave a toenail behind
Even stranger: A new, normal toenail was growing underneath the unhinged one. This month, as runners across the country put the finishing touches on their marathon-training regime, thousands will share the experience of losing a toenail. ...
CFIB Applauds Feds' Hiring Tax Credit
HQ Grande Prairie
He says many believe these types of impacts will be the "new normal" for businesses -- large and small -- to deal with. The hiring credit allows businesses to hire additional employees at up to $40000 in salary without any additional EI premiums.
5 Highest-Yielding Dividend Aristocrat Plays
Seeking Alpha
If this current slow growth environment becomes the “new normal,” then future dividends, while probably not in jeopardy, will likely continue to grow at an increasingly slow rate (currently about 1.4% annually vs 3.6% in '06). ...
... into everything they do and begin their inability to control all their messaging. We this set of consumer behaviors and expectations creating a new normal for the marketplace, we look forward to seeing how Method continues to innovate and inspire.
The “list”
Canada Free Press
Regardless of the nature of the diversion, it is evident that we have been conditioned to accept government created “hit lists” and all of the related ambiguity to this process as the new “normal.” To best illustrate the process of conditioning, ...
CBS TV Reporter and Anchor bared head, breast, and soul Part 1
Part of me was a little envious, she will be with the Lord and I would have to adjust to my “new normal.” I will let God use me; where He leads, I will follow. Q: Do you think that it is a myth that cancer is a family disease? A: No, not in my mind. ...
Long Term Survivors DO EXIST!!
Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)
Now, I've got another new normal to adjust to and follow-up appointments to plan for. Once again, my blog has connected me with another amazing person. Her name is Dusty and she wrote to me after finding my blog to let me know that long term survivors ...
History of 'plumbing' offers salutary lessons
Financial Times
There is no playbook for dealing with unprecedented market conditions. As the current eurozone crisis shows, unprecedented is the new normal..
Amanda Knox 'running on adrenalin'
Curt Knox said "she's literally running on adrenalin" and that it will take time before the family know what the "new normal" will be. The 24-year-old left Italy after an appeal court cleared her of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher.
Who Will Be the Next Steve Jobs?
But for now, with big brands behind it, Facebook looks like the new normal when it comes to keeping in touch. This one may seem to be more of a stretch since shares of Netflix (NFLX) have taken a beating in the wake of price and policy changes that ...
Decade of Change: Managing in Times of Uncertainty
Decade of Change is divided into five sections: global changes, crisis management, leading change, managing change, and strategies for the “new normal.” The book begins with an interview of Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman, in which he discusses his ...
PA Gas Prices Drop Below $3.50
Robinson says that analysts believe the recent drop in prices will likely last through the fall, but what we see now won't be the 'new normal,' but rather a starting point for winter and spring prices. According to AAA, the national average price for ...
September Jobs Report: Still Smells Like 'New Normal' « The ...
By James Pethokoukis
3 Responses to “September Jobs Report: Still Smells Like 'New Normal'”. deadrody says: October 7, 2011 at 11:23 am. How is it possible to say that you needed 270000 new jobs per month to get to 8%, and then you have a month with 100K ...
The Enterprise Blog
Tackling the retirement time bomb
By Chris Tessone
The PIE Network just made thirteen great policy briefs available on how to advance education reform in the “new normal” of fiscal crisis in America's schools, and among them is a paper I wrote on the teacher retirement crisis. I commend the ...
Sales - The New Normal
If you have just crawled from under a rock that you have been hiding under for a few years you will most likely be shocked at how selling has changed in the past ...
Ebooks: The New Normal, Online Conference | GPLS Events
Library Journal/School Library Journal present the second annual Virtual Summit on Ebooks: The New Normal a one-day virtual conference on ebooks and their ...
Will 'Say on Pay' Become the New Normal for CEOs? - TheStreet
Corporate boards would be wise to listen to frustrated shareholders when executive compensation becomes too generous.

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