The Economy in Context: June 2019

Bragging about a 3.6% unemployment rate with 62.8% labor force participation is like bragging about how well a cupcake fits in a ring box. No one wants that cupcake or the ring box.

The Economics Quarterly: February 2019

It is obvious something is holding the economy back, but no one is dealing with the underlying problem.

A Short Word: Trump’s Fed Folly

Donald Trump whined about the Federal Reserve doing what it has to do to cut off rising inflation rates...

The Economics Quarterly: October 2018

There are a lot of things that look good in the last few quarters, and growth remains solid, particularly if the 3.5% preliminary GDP growth rate holds through revisions, but there are still some nagging doubts that won't go away.

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