U.S. Economy

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The US National Debt Load is Second-Worst in the World

U.S. Economy

Blog08/24/2016

When we look at the federal debt as a percentage of tax revenues, the US is behind only Japan when it comes to debt loads.

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Manipulation: The Phony Job Recovery

U.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesInterventionism

Blog08/11/2016

Delving further into the jobs report, we see that many of the jobs that were supposedly created were jobs in government.

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The Week in Review: August 6, 2016

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

Blog08/05/2016

Disappointed with weak growth worldwide, central banks look poised to crank out more easy money.

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Latest Jobs Data: The Worst Expansion in 30 Years Continues

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog08/05/2016

The media is telling us how excellent the latest jobs numbers are. Unfortunately, it's more of the same for what is the weakest recovery in decades.

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Homeownership at 51-Year Low: The Feds Have Failed

U.S. Economy

Blog08/03/2016

Federal policies have done nothing to increase homeownership over the past fifty years. Perhaps it is time to leave housing markets alone.

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Waiting for Growth

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

Out of eight theories aiming to explain the current slow economic growth not one is correct highlighting the need for a reformation to sound policies.

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Admitting a Weak Economy, the Fed Keeps Rates Low

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog08/02/2016

The Fed likes to constantly tell us how well the economy is improving while refusing to increase the target rate. That tells us all we need to know.

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Delinquency Rates Rising: Is A New Crisis Approaching?

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog07/10/2016

The delinquency rate is an indicator for "credit stress," but few are paying attention to its sudden rise. Is a new banking crisis imminent?

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Brexit Shows Why the US Income Tax Is So Bad

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog06/30/2016

The fact that the US government can tax citizens directly makes the act of state secession far more difficult.

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