Tag Archives: Emmanuel Saez

Whither Go Interest Rates?

The Mortgage Corner Existing-home resales weakened in January as the NAR’s pending home sales index fell sharply and is pointing to trouble for final sales of existing homes where the year-on-year rate for January had already fallen back below the … Continue reading

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Who Are the Real Takers?

Popular Economics Weekly We have been there before. The Census Bureau reported that the poverty rate fell in 2013, the first drop since 2006. It fell to 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2013, but 45.3 million people are … Continue reading

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State of the Union—Why So Few New Jobs?

Popular Economics Weekly President Obama’s State of the Union address was all about jobs. So why have so few been created since the Great Recession? Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen gave a recent speech entitled: A Painfully Slow Recovery … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Are Coming…

Financial FAQs Was the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre the sign of an apocalyptic future? Or the Aurora Theatre shootings by a cold-blooded killer? The Hunger Games is a riveting portrayal of how the young see the modern world, where … Continue reading

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