Economics and Investing:

“Hiring Grandparents Only”: 230K September Jobs Added In 55-69 Age Group; 10K Lost In Prime, 25-54 Group – G.G.

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The middle class is poorer today than it was in 1989. – T.J.

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Items from Mr. Econocobas:

ECB Reveals Asset Purchase Plan, Skimps on Detail

Video: Interview with G. Edward Griffen – Thoughts On Gold And What Makes The Fed Such A Dangerous Organization

Yen’s Steepest Decline in 20 Months Spreads Unease in Japan

U.S. Apartment Vacancies Rise for First Time Since 2009