Economics and Investing:

Reader B.B. sent this “Economic Recovery” Update: Why Is One-Sixth of U.S. on Food Stamps?

Another “Economic Recovery” Update: Almost Half of U.S. Births Covered by Medicaid (Thanks to G.G. for the link.)

Items from The Economatrix:

Auto Sales Reveal a Recovery That’s Built to Last: AutoNation’s Jackson

Jobs Report: The Trend Is More Important Than the Number, Says Saut

Quality of August Jobs Added: Absolutely Abysmal