The January New Home Sales average eased back from the January record set last year. This is because more homes sold in the $200,000 to $299,999 price range, and fewer homes sold in the $400,000 to $499,999 and $500,000 to $749,999 price range this January than last January. This pulled the average sales price down.
Rotten Tomatoes, the Movie review Site, continues down the path of self destruction. It took a major turn for the worse when it eliminated commentary on films prior to their release. At the same time it also disabled the feature that allowed people to indicate whether or not […]
As predicted Captain Marvel’s numbers were strong in its opening weekend grossing 500 million World wide, domestic sales contributing 153 million of the total. One of the reasons for this could be that Disney front loaded the roll out of the film releasing it in both domestic and […]
We had a record Retail Sales month during January after a record retail sales year during 2018. The Government Shutdown appears to have impacted three retail sectors.
“Reverends Notes: Feminists are still trying to push the gender pay gap BS and are creating ways to exclude men from job opportunities. One feminist gets caught out trying to pedal BS to an Australian senator.
The February Jobs Report – A Tale of Two Data Sets (Part 2) The ADP report was released last week to faint praise. The “jobs” number came in at 183,000. Commentators made off-hand remarks that this was down from the January level of 300,000 workers. We hadn’t seen […]
We’re all familiar with the images and the trope of “Spartacus”, the Thracian gladiator who, up until 71 BC, was the living hero of the ancient world. He stood up to the worst excesses of the Roman Empire, and was part of a major Slave Revolt against the […]
The February Jobs Report – A Tale of Two Data Sets The ADP report was released earlier this week to faint praise. The ADP Payroll report is often seen as an indicator as to what to expect from monthly government jobs report. The data is from different data […]
February ADP Reported Growth in All Sectors. The 2018 data was revised higher, so was January, “reducing” February Data The ADP Payroll report is released the Wednesday prior to the monthly government Employment Situation Report. The headline ADP number is the seasonally adjusted payroll gains or losses. The […]
The allegations of mishandling, and potential corruption, in the SNC-Lavalin case in Canada, are being passed-off as mere inexperience by the Prime Minister, Mr Justin Trudeau. This is a case of criminal prosecution, which has, so far, resulted in the loss of two ministers from Trudeau’s government. Trudeau […]