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Divergence Between the S&P 500 and Current Economic Recovery Grows; Are Investors Too Optimistic?
Why Today’s Weak Durable Goods Numbers Foreshadow Low Confidence
Consumers appear to be holding back on buying non-essential goods, and this could impact the economic recovery.
More Signs of Economic Weakness: Where to Place Your Money
With the stock market at all-time highs, the momentum has been built on the belief that an economic recovery is close at hand and the world will avoid a global recession. However, new data show that perhaps this belief might be too optimistic.
In President Obama’s election debates and his State of the Union address, a key part of the talk focused on getting Americans back to work. Despite what you are sometimes hearing about the improving jobs market, the reality is that jobs remain somewhat scarce.
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America’s Auto Sector Says Thank You to Mr. Bernanke
The impact of the Federal Reserve’s low interest rates and easy monetary policy can be seen everywhere. The housing sector is seeing another boom thanks to the Federal Reserve. So is the retail sector and consumer spending, in spite of the fact that jobs growth is not at pre-recession levels. The Dow and the S&P 500 also achieved more records on Tuesday. Again, the stock market wealth and all of the 300,000 or so newly minted millionaires have the Federal Reserve to thank.
U.S. National Debt to Surpass GDP for Third Year in a Row
Dear Mr. President: Now It’s Time to Deliver on Your Promises
By the time you are reading this, either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney will have won the race to be the 45th President of the United States.