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[1 Aug 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
America’s Golden Age Is Behind Us

After weathering the enormous economic shocks of 2008 and 20o9, it seemed as if the U.S. economy was headed back to healthier growth levels  in 2010 and 2011.  Although the U.S. stock market had recovered nicely from the dark days of March 2008, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average was about 50% lower than the prior year, many investors were wary that the “recovery” just wouldn’t last, and that economic growth would grind to a halt.  The pessimistic predictions have, in fact, come true, and many economists are are now …

Economics, Politics &raquo

[28 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

most economists admit that 2010 will most likely be a year of slow economic recovery in the United States. During this year, the country will begin to digest the ramifications of the health care reform package, and many employers will position themselves to take advantage of the newly defined “health care landscape”.

Economics &raquo

[5 Nov 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

One of the few things that both Democrats and Republicans can agree upon is that the current number of unemployed workers in this country is painfully high.  Although the official “unemployment rate” is hovering around 10%, the actual unemployment rate is probably closer to 20%.  The reason for this wide disparity is that the official rate only takes into consideration those individuals who are actively seeking employment.  Those unemployed who have simply given up trying to find a job; who are perhaps waiting to be recalled or who have come to …

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