Housing Permits Update From Reed Construction Data

Reed Const Data says, "Housing market activity should be seen as flat for about two years — still waiting to break out of the bottom of the housing recession," "That is expected to happen this spring." The key driver is employment gains which have began to boost apartment permits. Home builders have cut back so… Read more »

Unemployment Needs a Super Hero

WOW! The U.S. job market is broken, and some government employees think it is a joke. How can we lift the spirits of the unemployed? According to Gary J. Earl, give them a super hero capes. Via the Associated Press, Florida officials are investigating an unemployment agency that spent public money to give 6,000 superhero… Read more »

Six Children Killed by Runaway Moble Crane in Tokyo

Six Children Killed by Runaway Moble Crane in Tokyo Six children have been killed near Tokyo after they were hit by a mobile crane while walking to school. The tragic accident occurred this morning in Kanuma, Tochigi Prefecture, north of Tokyo, the children – five boys and a girl – included three nine year olds,… Read more »