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The Senate-approved tax package the House just passed remained largely intact even though everybody dislikes at least some piece of it. Politically, of course, the compromise was made because everybody got at least something they wanted. The tax package being debated in Congress right now has a b...
The calendar of economic data was thin last week, but the next few days brings key numbers on retail sales, manufacturing and production, and cost pressures. In addition, the Federal Reserve releases a policy statement Tuesday afternoon. No changes to the QEII large scale asset purchase program a...
Friends, To all of the people I come into contact with during the course of a day, I take this opportunity to write a brief note to express my deepest gratitude for all that you mean to me each and every day. At this time of the year, we give thanks and celebrate a birthday followed by a new beg...
WOW! Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke on 60 Minutes Sunday night and expressed his deep concerns regarding our economy and current unemployment situation. He noted that while inflation is currently low, it is "close to the range where prices would actually start falling..." That's defl...