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Subdued September Inflation Means Real Hourly And Aggregate Wages Grow
Courtesy of subdued gas price increases this year vs. one year ago, overall consumer prices rose only 0.1% in September vs. 0.5% one year ago (and 0.3% over the last two months vs. 0.9% one year ago).
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Housing’s Most Difficult Comparisons In Years Begin Next Wednesday
Housing is facing probably the most difficult set of circumstances in that market since prices bottomed in 2012. And the acid test begins next Wednesday.
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Is The Taboo Against Raising Wages Beginning To Break?
The NFIB, which represents small businesses, came out with their September report, and there was some good news about wages: more small businesses — 37% — said they 'actually' raised wages in the last 3 months
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September Auto Sales Were The Worst (Economic Reporting) In A Long Time
I don’t think I have seen as badly, or worse, outright misleading reporting in a long time as I have seen concerning September auto sales.
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Trump's Trade War Isn't Hurting Manufacturing... Yet
The Trump Administration's trade war hasn't hurt manufacturing and production yet. At least that's the message fro the ISM report on manufacturing.
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US-Mexico Trade Deal Lives With Canada: USMCA Rather Than NAFTA
At the last minute last night the US and Canada cut a deal. I think the name change is the biggest part of it, even though Trump still claims that NAFTA was “the worst trade deal ever”.
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Presimetrics
Angry Bear
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
08/18/2010
The authors cut through party bias to present the quantifiable facts about how modern presidents have performed on critical national issues Politicians and the media spend a lot of time telling Americans how the presidents and their administrations are performing, but this analysis always skews along party lines. In Presimetrics, Kimel and Kanell take a fresh look at modern politics by gathering data from numerous government sources in order to compare and rank presidential performance on critical issues, from employment and health care to taxes and family values. The results frequently defy expectations. The lively text clearly explains how various policies of each administration affect the data, and fascinating information graphics lend even greater depth to the discussion, showing at a glance how multiple administrations stack up.