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An End to Austerity?

Financial FAQs On November 5, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act, a new multi-year transportation authorization bill, by a vote of 363-64. It will refund the Highway Trust Fund, among other … Continue reading

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Huge October Employment Report Will Boost Growth

Popular Economics Weekly The economy generated 271,000 new jobs last month, with all but 3,000 coming in the private sector, the government said Friday, topping expectations for 190,000 to 240,000 jobs predicted by various economists. Even bigger news is that … Continue reading

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Is The Great Stimulus Debate Over?

Financial FAQs The stimulus debate over what form government aid should take to the recovery is only over for the moment. The headlines tell us both the rich and poorer among us will receive various tax breaks under the Democratic-Republican … Continue reading

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The Great Stimulus Debate

Financial FAQs It is called the Great Debate, because it began during the Great Depression. Should government stimulus be used to bring an economy out of recession-depression? Or, should private business play it out, and the weakest fall while the … Continue reading

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