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scott horsley
3 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 8:55pm
@DirigoBlue @kairyssdal Fed chairman Jerome Powell did mention declining immigration as a factor limiting the labor force in his remarks this week at the Brookings Institution.While immigration policy is outside the central bank’s turf, it could certainly be one way to address the challenging job market

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 10:23am
@SharinStone Forecasters expected today's report to show about 200,000 jobs added in November, but the report showed stronger hiring, with 263,000 jobs added last month.

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 10:11am
@gbrumfiel Don't bet on it. https://t.co/VOvZVFvGvq

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 8:41am
US employers added 263,000 jobs last month -- more than expected, and down only slightly from October's tally. Unemployment held steady at 3.7%. https://t.co/WhsDJ2b1Bs

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 6:58am
@VictoriaCraig @Marketplace Thanks for being the soundtrack of my early mornings! Best of luck in the new gig!

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Friday Dec 2 - 5:27am
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scott horsley
4 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 6:27pm
Luckily, since Goolsbee is staying in Chicago, he'll still be conveniently close to Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me. https://t.co/VSWq5S82RA

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 3:23pm
Economist, presidential adviser, and occasional comedian Austan Goolsbee -- who once joked that his name qualified him for a role in a Harry Potter novel -- will lead the Chicago Fed, when the central bank needs all the economic wizardry it can get. https://t.co/XBEnvKemWo

scott horsley
5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 9:19am
Spending on goods rose 1.4% between September and October while spending on services rose 0.5%.

scott horsley
5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 9:00am
New claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to 225,000 -- down from 241,000 the week before. Layoffs remain rare in the tight job market. The Labor Department will report on November's job gains tomorrow.

scott horsley
5 days ago:   Thursday Dec 1 - 8:48am
Personal income rose 0.7% between September and October while personal spending rose 0.8%. Prices rose 0.3% during the month (or 0.2% excluding food and energy). The Commerce Dept. says prices over the 12 months ending in October were up 6% while "core" prices rose 5%.

scott horsley
5 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 30 - 5:28pm
@dpcrawf Are you getting royalties?

scott horsley
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 30 - 9:50am
The trade deficit widened, however, in October.

scott horsley
6 days ago:   Wednesday Nov 30 - 9:04am
Updated figures show the US economy grew somewhat faster in July, August, and September than initially reported. GDP grew at an annual rate of 2.9% in the third quarter--not 2.6%. The revision reflects stronger consumer spending and business investment and a smaller trade gap.

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 9:34pm
RT @LibbyNuttall: @svaneksmith @NPR @alinaselyukh @camilareads @uberliner @HorsleyScott Not gonna lie, I wanted to throw things at the radio during this story: make a showpiece mushroom dish (NYT mushroom Wellington) or pasta. But then I found myself on Thanksgiving at ATL and I saw a BLT on the menu, so I had a very NPR Thanksgiving 😉

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Nov 25 - 10:12am
RT @markv747: 'Imagine a City' is a 2022 'Books we Love' from NPR! And a Kirkus pick for 2022, as well. (just in time for the armchair traveler or aviator on your list, perhaps...!) https://t.co/v3KoJTrnsa

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Nov 23 - 10:29am
@IanShepherdson * The 90 percent confidence interval includes zero. In such cases, there is insufficient statistical evidence to conclude that the actual change is different from zero.

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Nov 23 - 8:56am
New claims for unemployment benefits rose last week. 240,000 people applied for aid — up 17,000 from the week before. (Claims are reported a day early this week because of the Thanksgiving holiday.)

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 3:03pm
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the House Ways and Means committee to obtain former President Trump's tax records from the IRS. https://t.co/956g3AkaXS

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 2:27pm
@NPRWest @svaneksmith @NPR @alinaselyukh @camilareads @uberliner Imagine how the babies feel! (If only they could talk.)

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 7:37am
So many books. So little time. https://t.co/Edj245kwFb

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Nov 22 - 6:59am
@MilkHoneyIowa @svaneksmith 2018 RAGBRAI. The much missed Farm Kids.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 8:00pm
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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 7:55pm
A bumper crop has kept sweet potato prices down this year. But this recipe is a reminder that empires were built on the spice trade. https://t.co/Sr6TO8spvh


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 7:19pm
Every family has Thanksgiving dishes that are non-negotiable — like Mama Stamberg’s cranberry relish. But for those with a flexible menu, there are some opportunities to save money this year. h/t @svaneksmith https://t.co/qgNlKnO0vz https://t.co/a0A1vH0J50


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 7:38am
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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 7:37am
I added a little molasses, because my mom always included a tablespoon in her pumpkin pie. https://t.co/Z7WHcDDeo3


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 7:35am
For our discount Thanksgiving potluck, I made a sweet potato pie…using a recipe from the late Vertamae Grovner. https://t.co/leqAv3Fv9x


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 21 - 7:33am
With food costs on the rise, there are ways to save this Thanksgiving. One bargain: sweet potatoes. https://t.co/ymbrOqXPnj https://t.co/dH5cQrg0vV


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 14 - 4:25pm
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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Saturday Nov 12 - 10:08pm
RT @NPR: Democrats retain Senate control after Catherine Cortez Masto won reelection in an exceptionally close race in Nevada, per AP. https://t.co/9ePSV8DcA8

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 10:47pm
@LeilaFadel @scottdetrow https://t.co/YXJHW2wx60


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 10:15pm
RT @stphnfwlr: And that would upend dynamics of this already unpredictable four week runoff even more… Walker’s closing pitch was being the 51st GOP seat/some R voters said they’d hold their nose and vote for him if it meant Senate control. For many reasons, GOP needs it to come down to GA https://t.co/l8GkqPBkxY

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 10:03pm
@sovietvisuals @philewing This looks familiar, Phil.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 9:48pm
@marychaostyle https://t.co/uCma7WmJL7


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 9:39pm
@marychaostyle https://t.co/JnnLOptHzJ


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 9:38pm
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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 8:17pm
@marychaostyle Working on it! https://t.co/D00CJ6ZHQZ


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 5:29pm
Here’s the Horsley family recipe https://t.co/cKNkIQtJRB


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 5:28pm
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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 5:27pm
With grocery inflation at 12.4%, many Thanksgiving staples will be more expensive this year. But thanks to a bountiful harvest, sweet potatoes are a relative bargain. https://t.co/eG5GvjYq4I https://t.co/YiBDxQaV4s


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 3:17pm
@OutsiderKervin We heard that joke a lot during his earlier stint.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 2:34pm
President Biden plans to nominate Danny Werfel as IRS Commissioner. Werfel previous led the tax collection agency on an acting basis during the Obama administration.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 11:27am
Stocks soar on better-than-expected inflation report. https://t.co/OTT06sDuSj

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 10:01am
New claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week -- to 225,000. Layoffs are still rare, despite some high-profile announcements in the tech sector.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 8:40am
Annual inflation in October was 7.7% -- down from 8.2% the month before. Airfares declined slightly during the month, while grocery prices rose https://t.co/jU20HH2ZY5

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Nov 10 - 5:20am
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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 7 - 5:14pm
@danielconvissor https://t.co/2mx2H6micy

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 7 - 5:13pm
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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Monday Nov 7 - 12:16pm
RT @SmokeonCars: Wholesale used vehicle prices (mix, mileage & seasonally adjusted) based on @Manheim_US Index declined 2.2% in October leaving the index down 10.6% y/y https://t.co/Tt0RVbgRrB NSA price declined 2.1% leaving unadjusted ave price down 9.3% y/y https://t.co/kvhHP1akIl


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Saturday Nov 5 - 7:06am
Happy 20th Anniversary, NPR West https://t.co/u6osESE3Qp


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Nov 4 - 8:51am
The unemployment rate is calculated from a separate survey, which showed a decline in jobs last month.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Nov 4 - 8:49am
US employers added 261,000 jobs last month -- more than forecasters expected, but fewer than the revised 315,000 jobs added in September. Unemployment inched up to 3.7%. https://t.co/11yXsF8b4t

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Nov 4 - 6:42am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Nov 3 - 8:45am
New claims for unemployment showed little change last week, with 217,000 people filing for benefits. Layoffs remain rare in this tight job market. October job gains will be reported tomorrow.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Nov 2 - 5:59pm
The Fed may slow the pace of interest rate hikes as early as its next meeting in December. But that doesn't mean rates are leveling off. With inflation still stubbornly high, rates will likely have to go higher than the Fed forecast two months ago. https://t.co/hR9G2pl3Rc

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Nov 2 - 2:14pm
As expected, the Fed raised interest rates by 0.75 percentage points today. The big question now is what happens next. https://t.co/hR9G2p3sZE

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Nov 2 - 5:47am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Oct 31 - 7:12am
The Addams Family still haunts. https://t.co/ImoNGTwbSw https://t.co/nS4cedolLy


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday Oct 30 - 7:22pm
RT @NPR: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has won Brazil's presidential election, ousting right wing populist President Jair Bolsonaro by the tightest of margins. https://t.co/rtXrw9KCl9

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Saturday Oct 29 - 2:46pm
Beautiful day for a bike ride https://t.co/tPbEKuqLsr


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Oct 28 - 9:06am
A year ago, a spike in labor costs alarmed the Fed and began the march towards higher interest rates. Labor costs rose at an annual rate of 5% in the third quarter, down slightly from 5.1% in the second quarter. For the private sector, costs rose 5.2% in Q3, down from 5.5% in Q2.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Oct 28 - 9:02am
Personal income rose 0.4% between August and September while personal spending rose 0.6%. Spending on gasoline declined during the month while spending on housing, electricity, and travel rose.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Oct 28 - 8:59am
Annual inflation--according to the Fed's preferred measure--was 6.2% in September--unchanged from the month before. Excluding food and energy, "core" inflation was 5.1%, up from 4.9% in August. Prices rose 0.3% between Aug and Sept--the same increase as between July and August.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 27 - 11:05pm
Iowa is the Tuscany of the Midwest https://t.co/g0jvUS3bIz

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 27 - 10:28am
Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year-fixed mortgage now tops 7% for the first time in two decades. https://t.co/chqycZcObb https://t.co/M8INBOyFls


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 27 - 9:02am
@petehausler @MorningEdition Yes.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 27 - 9:01am
@capelouto this bumblebee found a late bloomer in my backyard. But with cool temps, the bee was moving sooo slowly. It was like Flight of the Bumblebee at 1/4 speed. https://t.co/KPHxDzhtmi


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 27 - 8:41am
New claims for unemployment showed little change last week, and remain at historically low levels. As of 8 October, 1.2 million people were receiving some form of jobless aid, a drop of 57% from a year ago.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 27 - 8:39am
GDP grew at an annual rate of 2.6% in the third quarter, after falling in the first half of the year. Consumer spending was up during the quarter, but housing investment fell sharply. https://t.co/IbxUrVGZ0Q

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 27 - 5:18am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Oct 24 - 4:08pm
President Biden said last week it would be "irresponsible" to do away with the federal debt limit. @jasonfurman suggests it would be irresponsible NOT to get rid of it, and to leave this loaded weapon lying around the House. https://t.co/KPcJbr6Lrj

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday Oct 23 - 3:07pm
T-shirt spotted today along Sligo Creek: “Not All Math Jokes Are Terrible Puns. Only Sum.”

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Oct 21 - 9:12pm
@BrittanyKPeters @LukeRunyon @AP ‘Bout time. https://t.co/NeLE2Owsh6


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Oct 21 - 8:56pm
@MrAndrewCotter As a guy named Horsley, I was deeply ashamed some years ago when the good folks at @DelMarRacing set me straight on this.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 20 - 10:07am
Payday lenders win a legal round against consumer watchdog. Other courts have disagreed, so this is probably not the last word. https://t.co/7yCuEXVL47

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 20 - 8:40am
New claims for unemployment benefits declined last week to 214,000 and the previous week's claims were revised down to 226,000. As of 1 October, just over 1.2 million people were receiving some kind of jobless aid.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 20 - 7:29am
U.S. factory production highest in 14 years, even as interest rates rise - https://t.co/lgvKuvwByT

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Oct 18 - 10:50pm
RT @SmokeonCars: Wholesale used vehicle prices (mix, mileage & seasonally adj) based on @Manheim_US Index declined 2.0% in first 15 days of October compared to the full month of September, as pace of decline slows. Index down 10.3% y/y https://t.co/Tt0RVbgRrB https://t.co/U3UvplyQ0G


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday Oct 16 - 11:56am
@MatthewCappucci When people say fall is the best season in DC, this weekend is what they have in mind. https://t.co/9ls8wkgEn7


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 13 - 9:40am
No Free Lunch. Today's inflation report shows overall food prices rose 0.8% between August and September, but the price of school lunches jumped 44.9%, as COVID-era efforts to provide free lunches for all expire. https://t.co/H70kLA0VgB

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 13 - 9:02am
New claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week to 228,000 -- from 219,000 the week before. As of 24 September, just under 1.3 million people were receiving some form of jobless aid.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 13 - 8:44am
Social Security recipients will see benefits rise by 8.7% next year, to keep pace with soaring prices. The average benefit will increase by $141/month. https://t.co/PVRw5sG5Uj

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Oct 13 - 6:10am
Social Security recipients will likely get a cost of living increase between 8-9% next year, boosting the average benefit by about $140/month. It’s designed to keep pace with rising prices. Details later this morning, along with September’s inflation rate. https://t.co/PVRw5sX8Wj

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Oct 10 - 7:40am
RT @MKleinEF: @EconoFactOrg Chats panel discussion with @BCAppelbaum of @nytimes, @economistmeg of @FT, @HorsleyScott of @NPR & @greg_ip of @WSJ focuses on #EconomicPolicies - #inflation #GovernmentDebt #Semiconductors #Housing & #SupplyConstraints https://t.co/AbagVeRNXh

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Oct 10 - 7:35am
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scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Oct 7 - 10:14am
Some of this may be statistical noise. But need to add a note of caution to this story, which was based on the August jump in working women. https://t.co/G0xRr4kXkk

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Oct 7 - 10:10am
August saw a big jump in the labor force (+786k) while September saw a modest decline (-57k). That swing results from an exodus of women in September (-432k) while men joined the workforce in similar numbers both months (+399k in Aug/+376k in Sept).

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Oct 7 - 8:38am
US employers added 263,000 jobs in September -- a modest slowdown from the month before. However, the workforce also shrank. Unemployment dipped to 3.5%. https://t.co/OQLD34ZLcV

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Oct 7 - 5:12am
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scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Oct 6 - 8:46am
New claims for unemployment benefits rose last week to 219,000 -- an increase of 29,000 from the previous week's revised level. As of 17 Sept, just over 1.2 million people were receiving some form of jobless aid.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 4 - 8:29pm
RT @NPR: It's official: Aaron Judge, the New York Yankees' star outfielder, has hit his 62nd home run of the season, breaking a 61-year-old record. https://t.co/fJaLIMwhVb

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Sep 30 - 9:02am
The Commerce Department's inflation yardstick, which is closely watched by the Federal Reserve, shows prices rose 6.2% in the 12 months ending in August. Prices rose 0.3% between July and August. Excluding food and energy, annual inflation was 4.9%-up from 4.7% the month before.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Sep 30 - 8:58am
Personal income rose 0.3% last month while personal spending rose 0.4%. Spending slightly outpaced inflation, as Americans spent more on services and less on stuff. https://t.co/YIk0tRc4lG

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Sep 29 - 9:01pm
Car Talk — the competition episode https://t.co/0HB1wxYkLj


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scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Sep 29 - 8:43am
New claims for unemployment benefits dropped again last week to 193,000 — very low by historical standards. The job market remains tight ahead of next week’s employment report.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Sep 29 - 8:21am
In the 1970s, persistent inflation was a not-so-funny punchline on “All in the Family.” Today the Federal Reserve is trying to prevent a rerun. https://t.co/KNqDFMrJRR

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 28 - 10:44pm
A true gentleman and a delightful traveling companion. He will be missed. https://t.co/PNArDbshNE

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 28 - 7:08am
Women have returned to work after the pandemic created a mass jobs exodus - https://t.co/G0xRr43lVK

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Sep 22 - 3:01pm
@paulmitche11 @Elex_Michaelson @TheNPRiest @StoltzeFrankly @KPCC Happy to be in good company with @StoltzeFrankly