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Recent economic reports are even stranger than usual


The US economy is doing better than most anyone thought: the early Q3 GDP number is 3.5% -- much better than the estimated 3%. If you are less than excited by this news, you can hardly be blamed, given that recent economic growth has somehow occurred in a way that has done nothing to better the lives of 95% of Americans. Here's a number you might like better. This Friday morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Employment Cost Index for Q3, and the number, 0.7%, was better than the 0.5% expected. The ECI is considered perhaps... Read More



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Welcome back to Close Calls for the week of October 27 through October 31, 2014. They give you the trend, I give you the forecast. Recap What is best...

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