Economic Recovery with a Booming Job Market?

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The headlines keep telling us that we are in an economic recovery with a booming job market.  It is just that Joe Consumer is too dumb to know how good he has it.  Or maybe not.  Maybe there is more to the headlines.  I spoke with Rick Amato about just how weak this recovery has […]

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Italy and California: A Sisyphean Nightmare?

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I think most people are clear that in a robust, healthy economy entrepreneurs are able to quickly turn their ideas into reality, in the process creating jobs and occasionally having an enormous impact on the way we live, as in the case of Apple, Amazon, and for the ladies out there, Spanx.  My two homes, […]

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March Market and Economic Update

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The U.S. stock market has given investors a bumpy ride so far this year, but it has been more than 500 days since the S&P500 experienced a correction of 20% of more, a run which has occurred only 10 times in the past 100 years so we really ought not complain despite the increased Pepto […]

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Obamacare and the Orwellian Oath

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On February 18th, I spoke with Charles Payne and Julie Roginsky on Fox Business’ Cavuto show about the headlines claiming that Obamacare aka the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will harm jobs. We had a lively debate, which was surprising given that the three Sports Illustrated models gracing this year’s cover were waiting in the green room, […]

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American Income Levels Stagnant for over 20 years!

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On February 13th, at I must add the ungodly hour of 6:30am PST, I spoke with Stuart Varney on Fox Business concerning the dismal state of income levels in the United States. According to the US Census bureau, median household income is just over $51k, which is about where it was 20 years ago! We […]

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