Michael Mandel

Editor in Chief, Visible Economy

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Editor in Chief of Visible Economy and former chief economist for BusinessWeek magazine; author of Rational Exuberance: Silencing the Enemies of Growth and Why the Future Is Better Than You Think and the textbook, Economics: The Basics;

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The Labor Department reports that the  unemployment rate  dropped to 9.7 percent last month, in an encouraging sign for economic recovery.

Despite Drop in Unemployment Rate, Recovery Remains Slow

The Labor Department reports that the unemployment rate dropped to 9.7 percent last month, in an encouraging sign for economic recovery.

from To the Point

Labor Department figures indicate that the US lost another 263, 000 jobs in the month of September.

Unemployment Going Up, Up, Up

Labor Department figures indicate that the US lost another 263, 000 jobs in the month of September.

from To the Point

The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a dive this morning, apparently in reaction to bad news about consumer confidence.

Consumer Price Index Down Sharply from Last Year

The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a dive this morning, apparently in reaction to bad news about consumer confidence.

from To the Point

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are being sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States.

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