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More Job Creation Coming

Popular Economics Weekly Wrightson-ICAP The number of job openings reached a series high of 7.3 million on the last business day of December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported yesterday. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed … Continue reading

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Does Lower Inflation Mean a Goldilocks Economy?

Popular Economics Weekly Graph: Calculated Risk Consumers are being helped by consumer prices that are barely rising. The Consumer Price Index is up just 2.7 percent, and core CPI without food and energy prices up 2.2 percent in 12 months. … Continue reading

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2012 Will Be Better

Popular Economics Weekly The elements seem to be in place for a better 2012 economy, despite the euro worries, budget deficits, and 8.6 percent jobless rate. Why?  Banks are lending again, and it was the tight bank credit after bursting … Continue reading

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