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State of The Economy - November 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The US economy remains healthy: growth is near a record pace, unemployment is very low, and inflation is tame. The rate of economic growth slowed from what most economists consider an unsustainable rate of 4.2% in the second quarter to a more sustainable rate of 3.5%. An analysis, with links to sources and graphs are included. More

Election 2018 - The Republican Scoreboard

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Everyone should see these five graphs before voting if the economy is an important consideration. More

State of The Economy - October 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Federal Reserve increased interest rates in late September. Why? Because the US economy continues to thrive. In fact, there is some concern it is growing at an unsustainable pace and the accommodative policy of low interest rates to induce growth is now inappropriate. There is a greater risk of the economy overheating. More

State of the Economy - September 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

The US economy continues to extend its near record expansion and is showing few signs that growth will slow down soon. Will the good news continue? What could slow it down? What will the Fed do? More


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