We Never Really Got Out of The Great Recession

by Justin Weinger on September 2, 2011

ShareTweet As you’ve read here several times (It’s Not a Double Dip, It’s a Depression?, 10 Signs We’re Headed for Another Recession – Or That The Last One Never Ended), I truly believe we never left the Great Recession. Sure, in the very broadest technical definition of the word we left The Great Recession because our GDP […]


Economic Uncertainty Leads to Spike in Safe Sales

by Justin Weinger on August 15, 2011

ShareTweet Without a doubt, the last month has been filled with economic uncertainty. The United States Congress took forever to raise the debt limit, having the new legislature signed into law the very same day the country was due to hit the debt limit. Last week stocks plunged, regained ground, plunged, and came back again. […]


ShareTweet Back in 2006, An Inconvenient Truth was released, and everyone went nuts over it.  “Going green” became the cause of the week, and the documentary’s “star,” Al Gore, stopped being former Vice President Al Gore, and became mainstream hero Al Gore.  He won the Nobel Peace Prize, the documentary won an Academy Award, and […]


It’s Not a Double Dip, It’s a Depression?

by Justin Weinger on August 4, 2011

ShareTweet It’s no secret the economy stinks.  That’s not the question.  The real question now is: how bad will it get? As I said in my post, “10 Signs We’re Headed for Another Recession – Or That the Last One Never Ended,” there is a laundry list of things wrong with the economy – housing […]