Consumers Decide Enough is Enough

Questions about why the recovery is so slow have cropped up lately.  Economists and strategists alike are baffled by the sluggish nature of this recovery, particularly considering our previous experiences…

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Let the Central Bank Games Begin

Prior to the global financial crisis, many central banks were a misunderstood relic of the economic system. Since the crisis began, however, central banks became an integral part of the…

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Improvements in Unemployment Are Slow To Come

The most eagerly anticipated report of the week was Friday’s labor report.  Nonfarm payrolls fell by 54k in August, well ahead of the 105k drop economists were predicting.  Further allaying…

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