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Pending Home Sales Second Highest Level in a Decade

The National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales just jumped to the second highest level in a decade and the highest level in n.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

Trump Administration Stands Up for U.S. STEM Workers

Two key parts of the Trump administration have now announced so.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

4th Quarter GDP Revised to Show Growth at a 2.1% Rate

The Third Estimate of our 4th Quarter GDP from the Bureau of Economic Analysis indicated that our real output of goods and services grew at a 2.1% rate in the 4th quarter, revised fro.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

The March Unemployment Report Was Pretty Good

The March unemployment report on the surface looked bad due too less than one hundred thousand jobs gained.  But that is just one number and also not part of the report which calculates the unemployment rate and other statistics.  The une.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

Inflation Retreats in March

The March Consumer Price Index dropped by -0.3%.   That's unusual and a decline in CPI has not happened since February 2016.  The reason was volatile gas prices but America finally is catching a break on c.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

Donald Trump"s Syria Problem

Donald Trump responded to the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by lobbing some missiles at the Syrian air base from which the gas attack was allegedly launched. Some have des.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

2017 Q1 US GDP a Sad 0.7%

The first quarter GDP initial estimate is a patheticall.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

The Looting Machine Called Capitalism

I have come to the conclusion that capitalism is successful primarily because it can impose the majority of the costs associated with its economic activities on outs.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

April Unemployment Rate Lowest Since May 2007

The April unemploy.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

It’s Time for a Rant about this Trump/Russia Foolishness!

Every now and then a situation calls for a good rant. This Russia/Trump nonsense is one of them, so here goes. Share.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

CPI Up 0.2% as Fresh Vegetables Soar in April

The Consumer Price Index for April reversed last month's course and rose by 0.2%.  Inflation increases were across the board.  Food rose 0.2%, energy 1.1% and all other items together in.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

OPEC cuts still not reducing global oil glut, and they know it

Since the OPEC production cuts are the mai.....»»

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What is Really Going On with the Comey Show Trial?

Recently fired FBI Director James Comey failed to land the knock.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 26th, 2018Related News

OPEC"s February Oil Market Report showed that the global oil glut is growing again

Since the media largely missed what the data from OPEC's February Oil Market Report (covering January OPEC & global oil d.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTFeb 26th, 2018Related News

December Trade Deficit Up 5.3% on Higher Imports of Cellphones, Drugs and Cars

The Census report on our.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTFeb 12th, 2018Related News

One cold snap uses 11.5% of US natural gas supplies; 8 more weeks like that and our gas storage will be totally empty

The cold week that we saw at the beginning of this month.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTJan 15th, 2018Related News

November Personal Spending Up 0.6%, Two Months PCE Adds 171 Basis Points to Q4 GDP

The November report on Personal Income and Outlays from the Bureau of Economic Analysis includes the month's data for our personal consumption expenditures (PCE), which accounts for more than 69% of the month's GDP, and wit.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTDec 26th, 2017Related News

Consumer Prices Rose 0.4% in November on Higher Energy Costs

The consumer price index increased by 0.4% in November, as higher prices for energy were only slightly offset by lower prices for groceries and clothing.  The Consumer Price Index Summary from the Bureau of Labor Sta.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTDec 19th, 2017Related News

OPEC oil output at a 6 month low; global oil output at a 12 month high

We’re going to start by reviewing OPEC's December Oil Market Report (covering November OPEC & global oil data), which was released on Wednesday of last week, and which is now available as a free download.  The first table from this report that.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTDec 18th, 2017Related News

October Trade Deficit Up 8.6%, Revisions Whack 3rd Quarter GDP

The Census report on our internati.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTDec 12th, 2017Related News