Thursday , 19 January 2017


Economic Overviews

Better U.S. Growth Prospects Ahead – Here’s Why

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There's a good chance U.S. growth will pick up from 2016 [because, as I see it,] two key shifts are helping to propel growth higher, albeit within the context of broad structural trends keeping growth rates lower than in prior economic cycles.

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5 Red Flags of Imminent Economic Collapse

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These 5 red flags will give you anywhere from a few days to a few months of warning that things are about to change drastically...and well before those around you grasp the full extent of what is going on. This is hopefully a scenario that never happens as this will truly be the end of the world as you knew it.

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Believe It Or Not: Collectively, We’re Better Off Today Than Ever Before

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Collectively, our net worth reached a new high in nominal, real, and per capita terms according to the Fed's Q3/16 estimate of the balance sheets of U.S. households released last Friday. While we are living in the weakest recovery ever, and things could and should be a lot better, it is still the case that today we are better off than ever before.

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Attn. Trump Economic Transition Team! Here’s 9 Necessary – But Distasteful – Proposals to Correct U.S. Economic Problems

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This article presents 9 proposals that I think might actually solve the deficit and debt problems of the U.S., jumpstart its economy, pay for healthcare and other costs, and do so with the least damage to the body politic and economy. I offer these proposals, though, knowing that there will probably not be one person who doesn’t find some of them extremely distasteful - and that includes me. The simple reality, however, is that this is where we find ourselves today: we are left with distasteful choices.

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