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The Fat Lady Is Singing... What To Do About It


  • The peak in credit and lending is behind us.
  • Banks have sharply pulled back on lending and have been tightening lending standards.
  • Banks are saying they see less demand so why are people saying demand is strong?
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Prime Time Slot for Trump’s Munchkin Baby Products?

 “…you understand the expression ‘prime the pump’?……Have you heard that expression used before? Because I haven’t heard it. I mean, I just…I came up with it a couple of days ago and I thought it was good. 145 more words


U.S. Economic Growth Slips to Its Slowest in 3 Years on Weak Consumer Spending

The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result repeats a pattern that has characterized the recovery: lackluster beginnings to the year. 749 more words


One man's $11 is another man's fortune

In a country with a history of high wage gaps conflicting with American Dreams and Internet memes, what keeps the economy going?

The Internet contributes to around… 307 more words

What Ever Happened to Latin America?

U.S. foreign policy has often been driven by responding to crises or threats to our national interests and security.  This response is no different under the Trump administration, although the public pronouncements and policy decisions are to say the least unconventional.  420 more words

President Trump calls for action on tax reform and other priorities

In brief

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump called for action on tax reform to “restart the engine of the American economy – making it easier for companies to do business in the United States and much harder for companies to leave.” While offering few details, President Trump said that his economic team is “developing historic tax reform that will reduce the tax rate on our companies so that they can compete and thrive anywhere and with anyone.” 1,634 more words

Tax Knowledge


I have not read a more thorough analysis of the American economy and its resulting social implications. THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN GROWTH takes a microscopic look at the U.S. 356 more words