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Corporate Welfare

“The Commerce Department doesn’t promote American business overseas. It promotes the business of some American companies – at the expense of their competitors, foreign and American.” Harry Browne, Libertarian Party candidate for President 1996 & 2000. 443 more words

Politics

US consumer spending flat in December

AFP

Consumer spending, the driver of about two-thirds of the U.S. economy edged down less than 0.1 percent last month, following a 0.5 percent rise in November, the Commerce Department said Getty/AFP/File… 250 more words

(What's Left of) Our Economy: The Most Encouraging Manufacturing Data are Lagging Indicators

Let’s close the work week with a surprisingly good piece of news about the manufacturing sector. The Commerce Department released figures yesterday indicating that, by one key measure, it had a knock-out third quarter of last year – at least by recent standards. 317 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

KOTRA presents KORUS Aero Partnering 2016

KORUS Aero Partnering 2016

February 11th and 12th, Sacheon, South Korea

KOTRA will be hosting a two day conference and trade delegation in Sacheon, South Korea. 294 more words

Minn. Commerce Department Lays Out New Rules For Bail Bond Industry

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s commerce commissioner says “Wild West” tactics by some in the bail bond industry are over.

State regulators have reached an agreement with 21 insurance companies that provide surety bonds to the state’s bail bond industry. 113 more words

News

What's Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week - January 11, 2016

The first week of 2016 was quiet concerning housing and mortgage related news, but reports on construction spending and several labor-related reports were released. Construction spending is connected to housing markets as it provides evidence of builder confidence and also future housing supply. 462 more words

Market Outlook

What's Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week - January 11, 2016

The first week of 2016 was quiet concerning housing and mortgage related news, but reports on construction spending and several labor-related reports were released. Construction spending is connected to housing markets as it provides evidence of builder confidence and also future housing supply. 486 more words

Market Outlook