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Can Economy Grow With Higher Interest Rates?

Financial FAQs The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee announced it is raising short term interest rates by ¼ percent. But can this economy continue to grow with higher interest rates, as Fed Chairwoman Yellen has promised? That depends on several … Continue reading

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Bullies, Not Government Is the Problem

Financial FAQs Weekly Even though the U.S. economy grew by a 3.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter, boosted by a surge in exports and the biggest jump in federal spending in five years, Democrats don’t seem to be … Continue reading

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What Happens in 2014??

Popular Economics Weekly Next year could start with a bang. U.S. third quarter Gross Domestic Product expanded at 4.1 percent, revised up from 3.6 percent, with consumer spending a main driver of growth. This has to mean consumers are feeling … Continue reading

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Fed Chairman Yellen Will Boost Economic Growth

Financial FAQs If we need any more evidence that Janet Yellen should be the next Federal Reserve Chairperson, it was the decision by the Fed Governors to continue their easing at the conclusion of their September 18 FOMC meeting, just … Continue reading

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