While most of the country has been back in school for a few weeks, here in Virginia it's the first day of school. While we've had much more time to prepare than the disaster we had during the final quarter last year where I'm pretty sure few kids learned anything
20 weeks ago, Congress came together and passed a wide-ranging, 800+ page, $2.2 Trillion legislation called the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act.
15 weeks ago, the House passed the 1800+ page, $3 Trillion HEROS (Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solution) Act. The Senate did not
The May jobs report shocked pretty much everybody (in a good way). Without going into all the details about how the numbers are estimated, which makes the May report questionable, let's just say it is encouraging to see more people going back to work faster than economists expected. Whatever the
Do you ever wonder what the history books will say about 2020? How much space will really be dedicated to the last few months? I often think about that as I study history. Think of how relatively little space was dedicated to the Civil War or World War I back
The September employment report marked the first decline in the number of jobs 84 months. The last time our economy lost jobs was back in September 2010. That decline was due to the loss of temporary census jobs. Back then market participants did not care because Ben Bernanke had recently