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Something "Unexpected" Happened When Seattle Raised The Minimum Wage

Seemingly no amount of empirical evidence can convince progressives that raising minimum wages to artificially elevated levels is a bad idea.  Somehow the basic idea that raising the cost of a good ultimately results in lower consumption of that good just doesn’t compute.  1,381 more words

Federal Reserve Launches A Facebook Page... And People Respond Brilliantly

The jig is up for the Federal Reserve. People are awake to the Biggest Scam In The History Of Mankind.

While it is not exactly clear what public relations goals the privately-owned Fed (recall… 109 more words


NASDAQ Posts Eighth Week of Gains

WEEKLY UPDATE – August 22, 2016

The S&P 500 and Dow ended last week slightly lower, but the NASDAQ posted an eighth straight week of gains for the first time since 2010.[1] For the week, the S&P 500 lost 0.01%, the Dow fell 0.13%, the NASDAQ gained 0.10%,and the MSCI EAFE lost 0.64%.[2] 1,274 more words

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New Gov. Analysis Shows Fed Policies Have Deepened Downturn for Many

Source: TheDailyBell.com
August 21, 2016

Wealthy Have Nearly Healed From Recession; the Poor Haven’t  … The Great Recession and the subsequent recovery from it have deepened the wedge between the very wealthy and everyone else in America, plunging the poor deeper into debt and wiping out two-fifths of the wealth held by families in the heart of the middle class.

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US Federal Reserve Gets Facebook Page, Things Escalate Quickly

The Federal Reserve got on Facebook, and the Internet turned it up to 11. (Don’t read the comments. Don’t. Read. The. Comments.) American Banker has a more measured article.

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The Fed Launches A Facebook Page... And The Result Is Not What It Had Expected, by Tyler Durden

This is probably the first time the Federal Reserve has received this kind of negative feedback; it gets nothing but adulation from the press and financial market participants. 126 more words