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US Public Debt Surges By $175 Billion In One Day

By SRSrocco – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

After the U.S. Government passed the new budget and debt increase, with the President’s signature and blessing, happy days are here again.  237 more words

Taxes & Spending

Stepping on the Gas

The economy is doing well – low unemployment, accelerating growth, rising corporate earnings and even some better wage growth, which has been notably lacking during the ongoing expansion. 981 more words

Market Commentary

New Brunswick finance minister says budget will include 11th straight deficit

After a decade of deficits, New Brunswick’s Liberal finance minister says the government will produce more red ink when she delivers the provincial budget Tuesday. 513 more words

Politics

The UK Public Finances hint at a strong underlying economy

Yesterday saw the IMF join the chorus expecting better economic times ahead.

The cyclical upswing underway since mid-2016 has continued to strengthen. Some 120 economies, accounting for three quarters of world GDP, have seen a pickup in growth in year-on-year terms in 2017, the broadest synchronized global growth upsurge since 2010…….Global growth for 2017 is now estimated at 3.7 percent, 0.1 percentage point higher than projected in the fall. 

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General Economics

The Immigration Non-Debate

My daddy always told me that only fools complain without having a solution. Ok, he used more colorful language – after all, he was a Navy man. 1,125 more words

Politics

Aren’t Tax Cuts Wonderful?

Popular Economics Weekly

Those were President Trump’s words on the $3.2 trillion in tax cuts enacted by the Republican majority congress before Christmas. “These are the biggest tax cuts in history, even bigger than President Reagan’s.” He’s right that they will be wonderful for corporations, and the highest income earners, but not for most of U.S. 500 more words

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