March 16, 2018

U.S. Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Level Since 1969.

WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since December 1969, offering fresh evidence of health in the labor market. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., declined by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 210,000 in the week ended Feb. 24, the Labor […]

By the Way, Black Unemployment Just Hit the Lowest Level Ever Recorded.

The final official jobs report of 2017 was released today, and it mostly contained positive news.  CNN’s article about its findings mentions both the progress made in December, and also across the entire calendar year.  Most of the crucial data trends have been pointing in the right direction, and the cumulative job growth is nothing […]

Cutting Red Tape: Trump Has Lowest Regulation Page Count in A Quarter Century.

President Trump has the lowest page count in the Federal Register of government rules and regulations in a quarter century, the Competitive Enterprise Institute noted Friday. Calendar year 2017 concluded with 61,950 pages in the Federal Register Friday, down 35 percent from President Obama’s all-time 95,894 page record high just last year. CEI’s Clyde Wayne […]

TRUMP on Track to Make History! – Lowest Debt Increase of Any US President in 40 Years!

President Trump announced a massive overhaul of the US Tax code this week. As reported at MarketWatch: The Trump-GOP tax plan just announced has the potential to affect retirement savers in fundamental, long-term ways that could be positive for many Americans. The plan is a long way from reality and is likely to see some […]

Trump Era: Southwest Border Apprehensions at Lowest Point in 5 Years

New information released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection reveals border apprehensions dropped in February to the lowest point in more than five years. Total apprehensions declined for the second straight month. These numbers cover the first full month since President Donald Trump was sworn in on January 20. A total of 23,589 illegal immigrants […]