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So which way is inflation headed --- up or down? With release of the consumer price index for April, confusion still reigns, notes Grumpy Editor. The headline on a May 15 news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics read:... Continue »
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Not as speedy as the monthly U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment figures currently released for the previous month, the U.S. Census Bureau on April 2 makes available --- via the Internet --- details of the 1940 census from the... Continue »
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In the wake of three major earthquakes in the news since Monday night, don’t be surprised to soon see another in a series (with Associated Press the best candidate) pointing to an upcoming “Big One” in California, figures Grumpy Editor.... Continue »