Russia is not Our Enemy

The Twitterverse and the rest .....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTJul 17th, 2017Related News

America Will Fail Without Reinacting Glass-Steagall

For 66 years the Glass-St.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTJul 13th, 2017Related News

The Great US Natural Gas Exports Myth

I've previously pointed out that our natural gas supplies are a lot tighter than they appear to be, and there's.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTJul 10th, 2017Related News

May Personal Income up 0.4%, Spending up 0.1%; 2 Months PCE to Add 184 Basis Points to Q2 GDP

The May report on Personal Income and Outlays, released on Friday, gives us nearly half the data that will go into 2nd quarter GDP, since it gives us 2 months of data on our personal consumption expenditures (PCE), which accounts for more than 69%.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTJul 3rd, 2017Related News

What is Really Going On with the Comey Show Trial?

Recently fired FBI Director James Comey failed to .....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTJun 8th, 2017Related News

OPEC cuts still not reducing global oil glut, and they know it

Since the OPEC production cu.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMay 15th, 2017Related News

CPI Up 0.2% as Fresh Vegetables Soar in April

The Consumer Price Index for April reversed last month's course and rose by 0.2%.  Inflation increases were across the board.  Food rose 0.2%, energy 1.1% and all other ite.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMay 14th, 2017Related News

It’s Time for a Rant about this Trump/Russia Foolishness!

Every now and then a situation calls for a good rant. This Russia/Trump nonsense is one of them, so here goes. Share.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMay 12th, 2017Related News

April Unemployment Rate Lowest Since May 2007

The .....»»

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The Looting Machine Called Capitalism

I have come to the conclusion that capitalism is successful primarily because it can impose the majority of the costs associated with its economic acti.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMay 5th, 2017Related News

2017 Q1 US GDP a Sad 0.7%

The first quarter GDP initial estimate is.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMay 4th, 2017Related News

Donald Trump"s Syria Problem

Donald Trump responded to the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by lobbing some missiles at the Syrian air base from which the gas attack was allegedly launched......»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTApr 21st, 2017Related News

Inflation Retreats in March

The March Consumer Price Index dropped by -0.3%.   That's unusual and a decline in CPI has not happened since February 2016.  The reason was volatile gas prices but America finally is catchin.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTApr 17th, 2017Related News

The March Unemployment Report Was Pretty Good

The March unemployment report on the surface looked bad due too less than one hundred thousand jobs gained.  But that is just one number and also not part of the report which calculates the unemployment rate and other statisti.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTApr 14th, 2017Related News

4th Quarter GDP Revised to Show Growth at a 2.1% Rate

The Third Estimate of our 4th Quarter GDP from the Bureau of Economic Analysis indicated that our real output of goods and services grew at a 2.1% rate in the 4th quarte.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTApr 4th, 2017Related News

Trump Administration Stands Up for U.S. STEM Workers

Two key parts of the Trump administration have no.....»»

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Pending Home Sales Second Highest Level in a Decade

The National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales just jumped to the second highest level in a decade and the high.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTApr 3rd, 2017Related News

New Home Sales Continue to Sizzle and Pop

The February 2017 New Residential Single Family Home Sales increased by 6.1%.  Monthly sales increased by 34,000 annualized units to 592,000 for the month.  Annual sales have increas.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTApr 2nd, 2017Related News

Existing Home Sales Show Houses Snapped Up

NAR's February existing home sales dropped 3.7% from January.  Sales were 5.48 million, whereas January had 5.69 million annualized sales.  Sales are still a soaring 5.4% higher t.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTApr 1st, 2017Related News

An OPEC Deal Extension Isn’t As Simple As It Sounds

It’s been six months now that oil prices have been reacting to OPEC, first to the possibility of an agreement, and then to the produ.....»»

Category: blogSource: ECONOMICPOPULISTMar 22nd, 2017Related News