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January Jobs Report Better Than Usual

January Jobs Report Better Than Usual

January is always an important month for jobs growth as it helps get the market off to a good start after the holiday season.  While the first month of 2020 was not as promising as those in previous years, this January... 
Manufacturing Activity Drops as US Still Waits on New China Deal

Manufacturing Activity Drops as US Still Waits on New China Deal

Manufacturing activity in the United States contracted last month at a pace not seen in roughly ten years. According to data released on the first Friday of the New Year, the prolonged damage from President Trump’s trade... 
US Economy Growing As Jobless Claims Tumble in Q3

US Economy Growing As Jobless Claims Tumble in Q3

Growth in the United States economy got a bit of a boost this week to bolster the third quarter, instead of slowing down as economists had initially reported.  Furthermore, this accelerates appears to, perhaps, contribute... 
Analysts Warn Federal Deficit Could Breach $1 Trillion In September

Analysts Warn Federal Deficit Could Breach $1 Trillion In September

According to the US budget deficit shot up more than 23 percent in the first three quarters of the fiscal year when compared against the same nine-month period from a year ago.  Specifically, the US budget deficit grew... 
Analysts Warn the Economy May Not Be As Good as it Looks

Analysts Warn the Economy May Not Be As Good as it Looks

A government report indicates that the United States economy grew at an impressive 3.2 percent annualized rate for the first quarter of 2019.  This is very good news at a time when many had expected growth to be minimal,...