More stats from this week ...
(increase of 11,000 more than Jul)
(highest in 3 months)
(only partially explains by hurricane Irene)
Total Public Debt
New Home Sales
4.12% 30-yr fixed
US Gov Budget
(spending more than taking in for week)
0.4% for Aug
Existing Home Sales
New York Stock Exchange
$38 Billiob program to help the "Green" industry make jobs
3545 jobs "created"
After 2 hrs (only $19 billion spent so far)
Was SUPPOSED to make 60,000 permanent jobs
That's $640,000 per job
Current nemployment rate is at 9.1% but according to the CBO (congressional budget office) it needs to be at 6% in order for the economy to be considered "healthy"
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