Misery Index at record high

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  1. Otter

    Otter New Member

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    Yep...between the record high gas prices & unemployment, this is a no-brainer:

    Shadow Stat Misery Index Highest on Record

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  2. waltky

    waltky Well-Known Member

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    Nest eggs are empty...
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    Most Americans can't afford a $1,000 emergency expense
    August 10, 2011: It's less than the cost of a car repair, but many Americans would struggle to come up with $1,000.
     
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    Iriemon Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    "Shadow stats"? 10-15% unemployment in the late 90s? Are you kidding me?

    Yeah, who can forget how tough it was to get a job in the late 90s!

    If you didn't barf on your interviewer you got a job in the late 1990s.

    Shadow stats. What a joke.
     
  4. macaroniman

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    gee I wonder why. read this horrid vomit inducing behavior of our "watchdogs". and wonder why everbody's nest eggs are empty.http://www.rollingstone.com/politic...wall-street-crimes-20110817?link=mostpopular3
     
  5. Reiver

    Reiver Well-Known Member

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    Really can't see the point of it. It comes across like a tabloid version of concepts from the Phillips Curve. And why use the term misery? Might as well use a properly conducted happiness index and look for data trends.
     

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