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December Class 8 Truck Orders Are The Fourth Highest In History

Class 8 truck net new orders in December were the fourth highest in history at 50,900 units, down 2% MoM but up 153% YoY. Seasonally adjusted orders in the month came in at 39,500 units (474,000 SAAR), down 18% MoM. Orders were up 139% YoY to 142,000 units in Q4 (the second best quarter on…

Rapes, Robberies Fall In Los Angeles While Homicides Reach Highest In Decade

Crime in Los Angeles went “absolutely haywire” in 2020 according to Capt. Paul Vernon, head of the LAPD Compstat crime-tracking division. According to the Los Angeles Times, robberies, rapes and small-scale property crimes were down on the year, while killings, shootings and auto robberies spiked. After years of sustained declines, homicides reached the highest level…

Initial Jobless Claims Surge To Highest In Almost 4 Months

After rising for three of the last four weeks (with a big surge in the previous week) as lockdowns re-accelerate across America, analysts expected initial jobless claims to slow modestly this week, but instead claims soared from an upwardly revised 862k to 885k – the highest number of Americans seeking first-time unemployment benefits since September….

America’s Highest Paid Hooker Sues Nevada To Reopen Brothels 

Alice Little, a legal sex worker in Nevada and quite possibly the highest-paid one in the US, is suing the state of Nevada to reopen its brothels, according to Yahoo Life.  Little is an employee at the BunnyRanch Legal Nevada Brothel in Mound House, Nevada. The brothel has been closed since Mar. 17, despite other “close contact” businesses…

As Dems Push Loan Forgiveness, Data Show Blue States Have Highest Average Student Debt

We know it’s hard for millennials to hear – especially considering how badly screwed so many of them are after racking up ridiculous loan balances into the 100s of thousands of dollars – but there isn’t a compelling moral argument for forgiving student loans. While Democratic politicians like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders like to…

Existing Home Sales Soar To Highest In 15 Years

Existing home sales bucked the trend in September (rising to highest since May 2006 as new- and pending-home sales slipped) and analysts expect it too catch down a little in October, but yet again, it surprised to the upside, surging 4.3% MoM (vs a 1.1% MoM expected drop), and September’s jump was revised higher to…

These Are The Cities Where People Spend The Highest (Or Lowest) Share Of Their Income On Rent

Even as apartment rents in Manhattan and San Francisco plunge for the first time in more than 10 years, millions of American millennials, burdened by debt, blinded by poor financial literacy and preoccupied with booking that first post-pandemic vacation still can’t ever imagine owning a home. As for what the future holds, many would greet…