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Our Record Income Inequality Needs Fixing

Financial FAQs FRED In an earlier column I imagined what could have been accomplished if the $2 trillion given to corporations in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act had been put into upgrading our infrastructure, instead of given to … Continue reading

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Whither Go 2018 Interest Rates?

Financial FAQs The 10-year benchmark Treasury yield dropped 5.12 points yesterday, the biggest drop in 5 months, according to Marketwatch. It is hovering just above a 2.4 percent yield—which is why one can still obtain a 30-year fixed rate conforming … Continue reading

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What Health Care System Do Americans Want?

Popular Economics Weekly This is a quiz. What country had the second-highest mortality from noncommunicable conditions — like diabetes, heart disease or violence — and the fourth highest from infectious disease? Also, what country has the highest chance of dying … Continue reading

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