Economy and jobs
Dow Jones Notches 3rd Largest Post-Presidential Election Gains in Over 100 Years
Donald Trump’s victory has seen the Dow rise at a rate eclipsed just twice over the last 27 presidential election cycles.Read More
The Day After: How the Dow Jones ‘Reacts’ to Election Day Results
Gains in the stock market last Wednesday after the GOP wave were only slightly above the historical average; the biggest day-after drops in the market have occurred after the election of Democratic presidents.Read More
Through the Dark-Colored Lenses of Mark Dayton
“Death,” “dead end,” “decline” and “grim future” were but a few of the words and phrases Minnesota’s governor used to frame the problems of his state and country.Read More
Minnesota Labor Force Participation Rate Reaches 29-Year Low
The last time the labor force participation rate was this low in the Gopher State was July 1983.Read More
Will Mitt Romney Win the Battle for the Middle Class?
The former Massachusetts governor has discussed middle class Americans in debates more than all other candidates combined.Read More
Right-to-Work: Red Meat in Red States?
All-Star Special: Will Baseball Fans Be Obama’s Secret Weapon in 2012?
The real cost of baseball tickets, souvenirs, hot dogs, and beer have all dropped since Barack Obama took office.Read More
Obama Under Fire: Who Launched the Most Attacks at the President during the New Hampshire Debate?
Mitt Romney landed the most jabs at Obama among the seven candidates; Herman Cain and Ron Paul, meanwhile, pulled the most punches.Read More
North Dakota Sets Modern Day Record for State’s Largest Monthly Dip in Unemployment
North Dakota’s -8.3 percent monthly decline in unemployment from March to April is its largest drop over the past 35+ yearsRead More