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How Do We Fight COVID-19?

Popular Economics Weekly St.LouisFRED Economists are beginning to predict the worst due to the COVID-19 outbreak that has become a worldwide pandemic.  Former Fed Vice-Chairman Alan Blinder said recently on CNBC that a recession may have already begun this March; … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Fall, Inflation Too Tame

The Mortgage Corner After increasing to the highest annual rate in six months, existing-home sales tumbled in February amidst very low supply levels and robust price growth in several sections of the country, according to the National Association of Realtors. … Continue reading

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Where is the Inflation?

Financial FAQs If we would listen to the Europeans advocating austerity measures to punish Greece and Italy in particular for their profligacy, then inflation is right around the corner, according to the Germans who fear it most. Germany’s Finance Minister … Continue reading

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