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Unemployment down to 7.5%,Dow Industrials hits 15,000 for first time, S&P hits 1600 for first time


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#13 stirs

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 01:21 PM

Can't find a job? Go on disability. You get paid for doing nothing and the unemployment rate goes down.

Win, Win.

#14 pstall

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 01:23 PM

I'm going to refrain from giving an economic diagnosis.

#15 twylyght

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 02:01 PM

QE infinity = "Awesome Stocks"

Not being counted against employable metrics = "awesome jobs recovery"

 

Do we actually believe that the economy is getting better for those in the middle and below?



#16 g5jamz

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 03:27 PM

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 03:32 PM

Can't find a job? Go on disability. You get paid for doing nothing and the unemployment rate goes down.

Win, Win.

 

That's the truth and it's been happening since Clinton. It needs to be addressed.



#18 dos poptarts

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 03:50 PM

$85B / 165k = not bad....only takes $51k/month to create a single job. Woohoo!!!

Bernanke has got to pick up the pace if we want to get down to 5%.

 

I have this image of BeBe as Lucy standing beside the conveyor belt, shoving those chocolates (BONDS) anywhere he can to hide them. Now who is Ethel?

 

 

 



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Posted 03 May 2013 - 04:18 PM

Can't find a job? Go on disability. You get paid for doing nothing and the unemployment rate goes down.

Win, Win.

 

My mother in law tried to get disability a while back. She was in a real bad way, in pain on the time, and they still denied her.

 

Easier said than done.



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Posted 03 May 2013 - 04:21 PM

Its sad that conservatives wish the economy was doing poorly to fulfill their political agenda.



#21 Brokenbad

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 04:44 PM

I attribute it to underground economy, ages 25-34?

Can you say drug dealing? Odd jobs for cash? Unreported income from various entrepenuership?

#22 Brokenbad

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 04:47 PM

Can't find a job? Go on disability. You get paid for doing nothing and the unemployment rate goes down.

Win, Win.


I know a chick in her late 30s who is 100% "disabled" and receives a full check for it.

There is ABSOLUTELY no reason why she cannot stand in McDonalds and drop a few fries in a grease trap.

Nice to see her blow all her money on pills and Facebook "Bejewled".

#23 Happy Panther

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 05:27 PM

I know a chick in her late 30s who is 100% "disabled" and receives a full check for it.

There is ABSOLUTELY no reason why she cannot stand in McDonalds and drop a few fries in a grease trap.

Nice to see her blow all her money on pills and Facebook "Bejewled".

 

That's dumb.

 

She should use that money on Hay Day.



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Posted 03 May 2013 - 05:56 PM

People act like it is a piece of cake to get on disability.  @65% of initial disability claims are denied and 85% of appeals are denied.

 

It is pretty hard to get approved for disability.