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First Plunging Wages, Now Falling Retail Sales

January 14, 2015 1 Comment
First Plunging Wages, Now Falling Retail Sales

Great recovery we have going on here. The economy keeps creating all of these jobs, and yet, wage growth keeps slowing. On top of this, retail sales dropped a whopping 0.9%, which is much larger than the -0.1% estimated. Notice the overall trend:  Of course, the largest drop was in Gasoline Stations. However, even when […]

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Tomorrow’s Jobs Report Might Come As A Surprise To Economist…

January 8, 2015 0 Comments
Tomorrow’s Jobs Report Might Come As A Surprise To Economist…

That is, if you having been following the Employment Situation trends for the better part of the last decade. On average, the street tends to be very bullish overall, but looking at technical indicators (like historical employment gains, for one) could show that maybe this optimistic should be curbed slightly. Historically, we’ve seen net payroll prints […]

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Household Net Worth Tumbles in Q3

December 26, 2014 0 Comments
Household Net Worth Tumbles in Q3

US household net worth takes a dive for the first time in 11 financial quarters, after years and years of centrally induced banking viagra, also known as Quantitative Easing. Getting into the boring details  in simple terms, in Q3 households household debt outpaced assets. That is generally how net worth falls.  But why exactly did net […]

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Prices Drop By Largest Amount Since 2008

December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Prices Drop By Largest Amount Since 2008

The biggest fear of any economist and the greatest gift for anyone struggling in this economy, prices fell by the largest amount since 2008. Well, in monthly terms, at least. And the component responsible for the largest drop in consumer prices? What else, other than gas prices… In the month of November, there was a […]

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The US Is The Most Expensive Stock Market

November 20, 2014 0 Comments
The US Is The Most Expensive Stock Market

Of course, I already new that. Most of my investments is in foreign stocks with exposure in emerging economies such as Hong Kong, Singapore, China, etc. However, when even the media can’t ignore this fact, you know there is a problem.Source: The Telegraph 1,556 total views, 2 views today

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