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Retail Sales Experiencing Slower Growth

Retail Sales Experiencing Slower Growth

By Michael Gabrellian ’17 After several years of strong growth following the financial crisis and recession, retail sales in the United States are experiencing slower growth. This is worrisome for… Read more »

Professor Sharon Poczter on Forbes.com: President Obama’s Economic Speech Indicates That He Thinks Us All Insane

Professor Sharon Poczter on Forbes.com: President Obama’s Economic Speech Indicates That He Thinks Us All Insane

Read Professor Poczter’s article on Forbes.com about her thoughts on Obama’s recent speech on the economy. She describes the speech as much ado about nothing, while noting the root of… Read more »

Fed Releases Minutes Early to Staffers and Top Banks

Fed Releases Minutes Early to Staffers and Top Banks

Written by Allen Lee ’16 The Federal Reserve accidentally emailed minutes of the March 20-21 meeting almost a day early, revealing the discussions among Fed officials to top Wall Street… Read more »

U.S. Economy Gains Steam with Unemployment on a Downward Trend

U.S. Economy Gains Steam with Unemployment on a Downward Trend

Written by Evan Gao ’16 Over the last three months, the U.S. economy was threatened by two potentially devastating events: the fiscal cliff and sequestration. Policymakers managed to steer clear… Read more »

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