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Long-Term Household Income And Wealth Gains Favor Older Americans
Household income went up in 2016, and relatively fewer families were in poverty or were without health insurance, according to a Census Bureau report.
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China's Foreign Reserves Are Declining. Why, And What Effects Could This Have?
China has been a net lender to the rest of the world since 1994. However, its current account surplus started to decline 10 years ago.
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Social Security Payments Up 2% Next Year
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018, the Social Security Administration announced today.
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Global Outlook Improves
Recent data on global gross domestic product (GDP) growth point to a modest and broad-based increase in real economic activity.
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Homebuyers' Mortgage Payments Rising Faster Than Prices
With prices still rising and mortgage rates running about half a percentage point higher than last summer the mortgage payments that many homebuyers face have increased at roughly double the rate of home prices over the past year.
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September 2017 CBO Monthly Budget Review: Deficit $82 Billion Greater Than Fiscal Year 2016
The federal government ran a budget deficit of $668 billion in fiscal year 2017, CBO estimates - $82 billion greater than the previous year's shortfall. The Treasury Department will report the actual deficit for the year later this month.
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Betting On India
2 years ago
I am a foreigner who lives in India about 6 months a year. there is a theory that a ship runs smoother if all rowers are rowing in the same direction - even if it is wrong. At this point Rajan is the rower trying to move the ship in the opposite direction. It is significantly easier to slow an economy down than speed it up - in fact, i see no evidence from anywhere in the world that monetary policy can be used to accelerate an economy. Rajan's policies are a brake on the indian economy.
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