Monday, July 28, 2014 06:07 PM
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While certain aspects of the economy appear to be "normal", some are clearly lagging the pack. In one case, the long-term sector growth has been pitiful at best.
Durable goods, goods that are defined as those that don't wear
While you have to swallow long-term projections with a few pounds of salt, an interesting study from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, better known as the OECD, looks at the challenges facing the world's economy over the next fifty years. The "
When the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) releases the minutes of its closed door meetings to the "sweaty masses", the world's investing community sits on the edge of its collective seat. In this posting, I will summarize a study
by Dr. Carlo Rosa
at the New York
One of my main sources of data for my postings is the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis better known as FRED. Using their data, we can compare many facets of the American economy and even compare American data to data from other OECD nations. In this posting, I want to compare the number
Over the past five years since the Fed began its long-term experiment with near-zero interest rates in a desperate attempt to prod the economy back to life, the greatest impact has been on America's savers, most particularly, those who retire and live off the income from a lifetime of savings.
Many people, even fanatical advocates of solar power, are unaware quite how close we are to reaching a critical milestone in the industry. Within a fairly short space of time, solar generated electricity will be fully cost competitive with coal-powered electricity -- at least if the governments of
Do you have faith in your local police department?