Tags » Economic Expansion

The Worst Economic Expansion Since World War II Was Even Worse Than You Thought

Since the recession ended in June 2009, the economy has advanced at a 2.2% annual pace through the end of last year. That’s more than a half-percentage point worse than the next-weakest expansion of the past 70 years, the one from 2001 through 2007. 365 more words

Is the Verizon-AOL merger a sign of an overheating economy?

The announcement that Verizon is buying AOL has the financial media buzzing more for what it says about the future of the media and telecom businesses than for the pure size of the deal. 470 more words


Our Current Illusion of Prosperity

By Frank Hollenbeck – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

President Obama and Fed Chair Janet Yellen have been crowing about improving economic conditions in the US. Unemployment is down to 5.5 percent and growth in… 755 more words

GDP & Employment

China’s Second Continent - the new colonisation of Africa

Former US Diplomat Brooks Spector takes a look at this important book (Daily Maverick) that should be on every economic policy maker’s reading list. 182 more words


Prosperity for whom?

This chart shows that during the Obama administration, the United States has had an economic expansion in which the vast majority of the population lost income.   219 more words

The 1% And The 99%

Tax Incentives Instill Growth in Puerto Rico

Wealthy financiers and entrepreneurs have been making an exodus to Puerto Rico in the past few years, a trend that is expected to to yield big investment and large growth over the next few years. 769 more words

Tax Liens