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State of The Economy - January 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

In 2018, economic growth surged in the US, unemployment fell to near record lows, without a significant jump in inflation. I confess to being surprised that inflation did not increase more. Normally when growth stretches beyond its full-employment output the economy becomes overheated and inflation follows. More

State of The Economy - December 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The US economy wishes you Happy Holidays! Consumers are optimistic about the future – which should help the economy maintain its health into 2019. It is likely that the US economy will exceed President Trump's goal of 3% growth in 2018. Unemployment is 3.7%. Worker compensation has increased more than the inflation rate, which means that most families are more prosperous than at the beginning of 2018. More

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


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