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255,000 Payroll Jobs, Economy Still Growing
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 255,000 in July and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.9 percent, said the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently. This confirms earlier reports from the manufacturing and service... read more
Why Record Low Mortgage Rates?
Mortgage applications increased 7.2 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 8th. It's a result of mortgage... read more
GDP Growth Still Below Average
There is a reason second quarter gross domestic product growth was so weak - up just 1.2 percent, after 0.9 and 0.8 percent upticks in the last two quarters. Pundits attributed it to the lack of capital expenditures, wearas consumer spending..... read more
No Recession Is In the Cards
There is a growing consensus among economists that recovery from the Great Recession will continue for several more years. This is in part because there are really no signs of a looming recession. Inflation is still too low, job openings are still plentiful, and housing, the usual predictor of... read more
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