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Beware the Shrinking US Dollar!

Popular Economics Weekly Econoday.com Barron’s Magazine reported that the Fed is shrinking credit too quickly, and it will slow not only U.S. economic growth, but growth in the rest of the world as well. Why? Because the U.S. Dollar is … Continue reading

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Q4 GDP Growth Misses 3 Percent

Popular Economics Weekly Consumers and businesses powered the economy to a 2.6 percent rate of gross domestic product growth in the final three months of 2017, according to the Commerce Department. But declining inventories and a wider trade deficit kept … Continue reading

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U.S. Manufacturing’s Near Record Output

Popular Economics Weekly Gross output of U.S. manufacturing industries — counting products produced for final use as well as those used as intermediate inputs — totaled $6.2 trillion in 2015, about 36 percent of U.S. gross domestic product, and nearly … Continue reading

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