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State of the Economy - January 2020

Thursday, February 20, 2020

All signs point toward continued prosperity in the United States. Once again, the jobs report was encouraging. People continued to enter the labor force, so much so that the unemployment rate ticked up from 3.5% to 3.6%. Wage increases outpaced inflation. However, consumer spending fell in December and for the year. Manufacturing More

Economics in the News – Feb. 10-16

Monday, February 17, 2020

Economics impacts our lives every day. Below are some of the top storylines from this past week in economic news. Learn more at Higher Rock Education - Where all of our Economic Lessons are Free! More

QUIZ -- How Much Do You Know About Valentine's Day?

Friday, February 14, 2020

Take our quiz to see how much you know about Valentine's Day. More

The Big Business of Sports

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

There is no question that the sports culture in our society is big business, whether that is defined by revenues generated, salaries paid, fan interest, or a team’s value.. From college teams to Major League Baseball (MLB) to the English Premier League (EPL); leagues, teams and athletes around the world are like all businesses and strive to drive up their values. More

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