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Mr. President, Please Don’t Shoot Anyone!

Financial FAQs Mother Jones/Wikipedia Where is President Obama and other national leaders when we need them? Where is someone to refute the neo-Nazi lies of President Donald Trump, who no longer has to brag that he can shoot someone on … Continue reading

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The Clinton Growth Presidency

Popular Economics Weekly It’s remarkable. Donald Trump chose Detroit to make his economic speech, where he accused the Clintons of causing Detroit’s employment problems with their trade policies. Is he kidding? The Detroit Big Three automakers didn’t lose jobs because … Continue reading

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The Real Economy Trumps Republicans’ Dark Ages

Popular Economics Weekly Marketwatch’s Jeff Bartash is just one economic journalist busting the Donald’s ‘Disstopian’ views (Maureen Dowd’s term, not mine). Our economy is doing incredibly well for most people, including the bottom of the economic ladder—whose incomes are being … Continue reading

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April Private Payrolls Increase 171,000

Popular Economics Weekly But government payrolls lost 11,000 jobs, so total nonfarm payroll employment increased just 160,000 in April. Over the prior 12 months, employment growth had averaged 232,000 per month. The April jobs report was well below Wall Street’s … Continue reading

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Fannie-Freddie Debacle Continues

The Mortgage Corner We are already seeing the results of Obama Administration attempts to kill Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Government Sponsored Entities that guarantee more than 60 percent of all mortgages originated in the U.S. housing market these … Continue reading

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Inflation Is Bringing Back Higher Growth!

Popular Economics Weekly Consumer prices are on the rise and the Fed’s December rate hike doesn’t look misplaced at all, says Econoday. Year-on-year core prices (without food and energy prices) rose 1 tenth to plus 2.2 percent for the highest … Continue reading

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How Extreme is Bernie’s Economic Vision?

Popular Economics Weekly Major progressive economists are protesting Bernie Sanders predictions of robust economic growth and jobs if his policies are enacted. What are his policies? Policies he claims will give Americans what the other developed countries already offer to … Continue reading

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