What do I think? I agree.
Business must be allowed to make a comeback before the households will be able to feel the difference. We are not at bottom yet. The shoe has yet to drop big on the commercial real estate market.
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington's unemployment rate jumped to 9.5 percent in December, the state's highest rate since 1984, state officials said Wednesday.
Dave Wallace, chief economist with the Employment Security Department, said that despite the month-to-month rise in unemployment, there was some good news: the 23,700 jobs lost in the last six months of 2009 were notably less than the 80,000 job losses in the first six months of the year.