U.S. Economy

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The US National Debt Load is Second-Worst in the World

U.S. Economy


When we look at the federal debt as a percentage of tax revenues, the US is behind only Japan when it comes to debt loads.

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Manipulation: The Phony Job Recovery

U.S. EconomyBusiness CyclesInterventionism


Delving further into the jobs report, we see that many of the jobs that were supposedly created were jobs in government.

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The Week in Review: August 6, 2016

Global EconomyU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview


Disappointed with weak growth worldwide, central banks look poised to crank out more easy money.

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Latest Jobs Data: The Worst Expansion in 30 Years Continues

Booms and BustsU.S. EconomyBusiness Cycles


The media is telling us how excellent the latest jobs numbers are. Unfortunately, it's more of the same for what is the weakest recovery in decades.

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Homeownership at 51-Year Low: The Feds Have Failed

U.S. Economy


Federal policies have done nothing to increase homeownership over the past fifty years. Perhaps it is time to leave housing markets alone.

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Waiting for Growth

Free MarketsU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics Overview

Out of eight theories aiming to explain the current slow economic growth not one is correct highlighting the need for a reformation to sound policies.

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Admitting a Weak Economy, the Fed Keeps Rates Low

The FedU.S. Economy


The Fed likes to constantly tell us how well the economy is improving while refusing to increase the target rate. That tells us all we need to know.

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Delinquency Rates Rising: Is A New Crisis Approaching?

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and Banking


The delinquency rate is an indicator for "credit stress," but few are paying attention to its sudden rise. Is a new banking crisis imminent?

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Brexit Shows Why the US Income Tax Is So Bad

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyU.S. History


The fact that the US government can tax citizens directly makes the act of state secession far more difficult.

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