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Have you ever thought about Santa as an economist? Listen in as Santa shares some of his economics wisdom and business savvy with Higher Rock students. And from all of us at Higher Rock Education, we wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas! MORE
Improvements in the U.S. economy have boosted consumer confidence to a 17 year high. The Conference Board released its Consumer Confidence Survey on November 29th. Economic growth exceeds 3% per quarter. Unemployment has fallen to its lowest level since 2000. Personal incomes are increasing. Inflation remains low. But economists are beginning to see signs we are nearing the end of the economy’s record expansion. Labor markets are getting tighter. This quarter the economy passed the Congressional Budget Office’s estimate of sustainable growth. When this occurs, companies begin to have trouble hiring and retaining their employees. It is likely the Fed leaders will increase the federal funds rate for a third time this year when it meets in December. MORE
President Trump nominated Jerome Powell as the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve on November 2nd. On Tuesday he testified before the Senate Banking Commission. It is very likely he will be confirmed by the Senate and replace Janet Yellen in February. Who is Mr. Powell? Why did President Trump choose him? Will his leadership change recent monetary policy? What challenges will he face? MORE
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The Higher Rock lessons have been presented in an easy-to-understand format, with the information in each lesson being very relevant and extremely helpful in furthering my knowledge of economics. I appreciate that the lessons are straightforward and are explained in terms that are accessible for people with varying levels of exposure to economics.