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Treating Economic Pessimism – Fight the Scourge of Post Crisis Relapse Disorder



Do you find yourself waking every morning, expecting to read about another U.S. recession? Do the words “economic recovery” leave you feeling anxious and apprehensive? Do you find that you prefer The Rolling Stones’ “Paint It Black” to “Oh Baby (We Got a Good Thing Going),”or The…

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A U.S. Government Shutdown and the Economy It Affects



If you need something from the Commerce Department or the Department of Labor this week, it’s probably best not to hold your breath. According to analysis from the New York Times, the government shutdown that is now a reality is keeping 87% of the Commerce Department’s staff furloughed at home…

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