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Breaking the American Consumer
August 10, 2016 U.S. EconomyEvery bit of economic data is dished up for consumption. A one-off snapshot that says nothing about the true state of the U.S. economy … that a consumer-driven downturn on the way.
Goodbye Austerity, Hello Big Government Spending
August 9, 2016 Government & PoliticsOne of the rare things that Clinton and Trump both agree on is bigger government spending. Austerity is out. Infrastructure spending is in, and you’re going to pay for it.
Canada: The Trouble With a Northern Escape Plan
August 8, 2016 Offshore SolutionsInternet searches for “moving to Canada” have spiked to all-time highs, but if you’re thinking about moving to Canada if the election doesn’t go your way, we have some bad news…
Jobs Data You Can’t Afford to Ignore
August 6, 2016 U.S. EconomyWall Street celebrated on Friday, roaring higher July’s jobs data. But it’s too early to give the all-clear, and it’s definitely far too early for the Fed to start raising rates.
The Need for Yield in a Recession: What Does That Mean for Us?
August 5, 2016 U.S. EconomyThe U.S. economy limped along in the second quarter solely on consumer strength. Will that strength return for the third quarter and avoid a recession? Don’t hold your breath.