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Don’t Judge a GDP Report by Its Headline



From the initial estimate of first-quarter GDP to the second one released today (May 29), we moved from stagnating economic activity (0.1% rate of growth) to a contraction, a 1% decline to be exact.  This marked the first time since 2011 that the U.S. economy had a quarter of declining economic…

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April FOMC Meeting Minutes (Video)



The minutes from April’s FOMC meeting came out on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Here are some of my thoughts on the release. _________________________________________________________ The information in this article has been derived from sources believed to be accurate as of May 2014.  Information…

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