Economics & Economy

Economics & Economy

What's really happening behind political and business smoke and mirrors.

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WASHINGTON, February 9, 2016 – In volatile Monday trading action, all U.S. markets crashed. That is, until the “Buy Program Express”—a phenomenon first noted...

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WASHINGTON, February 8, 2016 – We continue our rather unpleasantly bearish coverage started in our earlier article, with the Dow now down a staggering...

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WASHINGTON, February 5, 2016 – Confused U.S. stock markets are down again Friday as investors and supercomputers alike try to figure out just what...

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WASHINGTON, January 5, 2016 — Both Democratic candidates for president continue to claim our economic system is broken. They say it is rigged to...

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WASHINGTON, February 4, 2016 – It’s looking like another boring yet tension-filled day on Wall Street today, with the Dow attempting to stay in...

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WASHINGTON, February 3, 2016 – In all honesty, there’s not a lot of concrete news to report today except for the same old, same...

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Libertarians long for a return to the gold standard and scoff at “government paper,” but maybe government paper is not all that bad.

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2016 — Last week the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the nation's gross domestic product (GDP) grew at an...

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WASHINGTON, January 27, 2016 – After a nasty smash downward this morning, led by a decline (of course) in oil prices, markets suddenly swung...

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WASHINGTON, January 26, 2016 – As the nation’s capital area continues digging out from this past weekend’s Snowmageddon 2016, Wall Street is attempting to...

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Are deep snows time for hibernation, or play? Washington, D.C., as much as any other town, transforms in the snow to something very beautiful. And fun.