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Tag: "U.S. economy"

US Consumer Confidence Rises 9 Points, Survey Says

US Consumer Confidence Rises 9 Points, Survey Says

. The Consumer Confidence Index has raised the US Consumer Confidence level by nine points in their most recent survey, which was released today.  Today’s September figure stands at 70.3, up from the board’s August number of 61.3. Earlier in the day, CDN reported that oil and natural gas prices rose in overseas trading as […]

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Consumer Confidence Expected To Rise In Latest Report

Consumer Confidence Expected To Rise In Latest Report

. Today, the private research group The Conference Board is expected to release its latest report on consumer confidence.  Ahead of the 10 a.m. EDT release, many economists and traders are expecting to see an uptick in the number, from the previous mark of 60.6. In early reports from overseas trading, the expectation of higher […]

Political Speak Got You Confused?  Don't Worry, Here's Your Translation Guide

Political Speak Got You Confused? Don’t Worry, Here’s Your Translation Guide

The Associated Press has compiled a dictionary, of sorts, to help you understand all the words, phrases, and other jargon that is used during the election season. With such extreme focus on so many races this election cycle – from the White House down to state-level races – readers can use this, not only as […]

Gary Johnson Files Anti-Trust Lawsuit To Enter Presidential Debates

Gary Johnson Files Anti-Trust Lawsuit To Enter Presidential Debates

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for President, has filed an anti-trust lawsuit in federal court against the Republican party, Democrat party, and the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), stating that the parties and CPD have violated the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. The suit is aimed at getting Johnson, who is the former governor of New Mexico, […]

DHS Funds Video For Workplace Shootings

DHS Funds Video For Workplace Shootings

. The city of Houston, Texas has spent $200,000 of a Department of Homeland Security grant on the production of a six minute video that informs individuals of what to do in the event of a workplace shooting. The creepy video emphasizes three main actions: Run, Hide, and Fight. (continued below video) . The video […]

US Credit Rating Cut After Fed Decision

US Credit Rating Cut After Fed Decision

. Egan-Jones Ratings Co. downgraded its credit rating for the United States today, dropping the rating down a notch to AA-.  The agency said that the third round of large-scale asset purchases (QE3) by the Federal Reserve has the possibility of weakening the US Dollar, which would push up inflation. News broke early Friday morning […]

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

Lately, the phrase “Chose your neighbors wisely.” has become increasingly important.  For years, the significance as to what the government was doing, or how the government was growing, was a distant thought in my mind because my life itself was so busy and all consuming.  Like many people  I guess I had the mindset that our government was […]

Stuart Varney: "Are Investors Hoping For An Obama Win?"

Stuart Varney: “Are Investors Hoping For An Obama Win?”

. Fox Business anchor Stu Varney released a video on Youtube this morning talking about what happens when Ben Bernanke makes the decision to “print up a storm” – as he essentially did in yesterday’s Fed Announcement. Varney lamented that the American middle class can not be happy because the Fed announcement has not only […]

US Dollar Tumbles Following Fed Decision

US Dollar Tumbles Following Fed Decision

The Forex Charts Powered by Forexpros – The Leading Financial Portal. After the Fed’s announcement of QE (quantitative easing), and subsequent press conference by Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, the US Dollar has fallen to a 4-month low against the euro and Swiss franc. With speculation that the dollar will fall and the euro will rise […]

Congress Passes Short-Term Budget Measure, Avoids Shutdown... Again

Congress Passes Short-Term Budget Measure, Avoids Shutdown… Again

On Thursday evening, The House of Representatives passed a joint resolution that is a 6 month spending bill that will keep federal agencies running through the end of the budget year, and past the elections in November. This bill was passed by a vote of 329-91, with 9 not voting. This short-term budget band-aid allows the avoidance […]

Bernanke Press Conference Sept. 13th, 2012

Bernanke Press Conference Sept. 13th, 2012

. On September 13th, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke held a press conference to talk about the FOMC’s decision about what to do to help the economy. . ___

Fed Decision on QE3

Fed Decision on QE3

The Fed has released their statement following their meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming today: For immediate release Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in August suggests that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace in recent months.  Growth in employment has been slow, and the unemployment rate remains elevated.  […]

Under Obama, U.S. Economy Slips - First to Seventh in just three years

Under Obama, U.S. Economy Slips – First to Seventh in just three years

As voters begin to choose the next President of the United States, a firm reminder of Obama’s failure to run the world’s most prosperous economy came to light. From 2009 to 2012, the U.S. economy has gone from frist place to seventh – the entire slip occurred under President Obama’s leadership. A report released by […]

Bill Maher Apologizes To Christine O'Donnell

Bill Maher Apologizes To Christine O’Donnell

. Christine O’Donnell finally appeared on Bill Maher’s HBO show “Real Time With Bill Maher”.  Maher began the conversation with an apology for playing the now infamous ‘witchcraft’ video of O’Donnell during her 2010 campaign for the US Senate in Delaware. O’Donnell and Maher also talked about jobs, the economy, and the RNC and DNC. […]