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IMF Lowers Forecast for U.S. Economy Amid Rising Policy Uncertainty -- Growth rate will steadily fall over the next five years

The fund previously expected tax cuts, infrastructure spending would spur growth

The International Monetary Fund, in its annual review of the American economy, questioned the White House’s plan to accelerate output and said it was skeptical the administration would be able rev up the world’s largest growth engine to a sustained 3% annual rate. 491 more words

The Humanitarian Consequences of Chinese Steel and Rare Earth Elements

It shouldn’t just be American steel workers and steel companies outraged by the dumping of Chinese steel into America. All Americans should be outraged.

The humanitarian and environmental consequences of Chinese steel are very profound within its own country. 41 more words

Energy/Environment

Today's Politically INCORRECT Cartoons

A Beast Of Burden

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Trump puts an end to America pulling most of the weight when it comes to Al Gore and the Paris Climate Accord.

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Political

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

Summary

  • 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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Real Estate

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

Credibilty

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

Finance

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