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Stories by Michael Busler

Michael Busler, Ph.D. is a public policy analyst and a Professor of Finance at Stockton University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance and Economics. He has written Op-ed columns in major newspapers for more than 35 years.
economic growth, Jobs report, 2020 economic outlook, federal reserve

Increased economic growth in 2020 will follow November’s strong jobs report

WASHINGTON: The Bureau of Labor Statistics just reported that 266,000 new jobs were added to the economy in November.  This figure easily surpassed the 2019 monthly average of about 170,000.  In addition, employment figures for both September and October were revised upward.  (Jobs growth soars in November as payrolls surge by 266,000  – CNBC Economy) ...

Government deficit soars. Here’s how President Trump will fix it

WASHINGTON — Recently released data shows that the annual Federal government budget deficit for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 increased to nearly $1 trillion. That’s more than 25% higher than the $779 billion deficit incurred during FY 2018. President Trump said during his 2016 presidential campaign that he would reduce the annual deficit. How will ...