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The Coming Recession: Not If But When

| August 16, 2019 | 1 Comment
The Coming Recession: Not If But When

While still enjoying the longest economic expansion in our nation’s history, we are seeing growing signs that a recession will soon be upon us. The only question is “When?” Economists look for three warning signals. The most complicated signal – an inversion of short-term and long-term interest rates, set off Wednesday’s huge stock market sell-off. Since bond investors […]

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Show Me The Jobs!

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Show Me The Jobs!

While the economy has definitely shown signs of life this year, no one expected the April jobs report to be such a shock.  In fact, when I first saw the jobs number, I actually thought it was a misprint! Here’s the deal… Last months’ jobs report showed a 288,000 gain in employment.  That’s a huge […]

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Hey Washington… Quit Bickering And Create Some Jobs!

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Washington’s handling of the debt ceiling crisis can be summed up in one word… disgraceful.  With time running out at the end of last week, it looked like a deal would never get done. On Friday, House Republicans wasted precious time passing a bill, which they knew Senate Democrats would never agree to.  And for […]

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