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U.S. Economic Strength: What Is The ‘Smart Money’ Telling Us?

US dollar continues to weaken

(Note: This article has been featured in the LinkedIn Channels Banking & Finance, Economy and Editor’s Picks) Smart Money – If you’ve ever bet on the ponies the ‘smart money’ will typically be the money wagered right before the betting windows closed. Theoretically these are the people who may have an inside track about the horses […]

The Jobs Report: Is The Nation Really Only .5% From Full Employment?

If we use 5% as the benchmark for full employment in the United States and the unemployment number released on Friday was 5.5%, then by extension.. …the nation is only 1/2 of 1% from reaching a significant milestone that would seem to indicate total recovery from the horror that was the financial crisis of a […]

US Economic Calendar – Week of March 2, 2015


The US Economic Calendar For The Week Of March 2, 2015 With the Economic Calendar Edition having been on temporary hiatus since the end of 2014, what is striking is how the more things change the more they seem to stay the same! Interest rates remain low, the US economy muddles along at a disappointing rate […]

Your Money: Week of September 29, 2014

Under the assumption that most Americans would like to keep an eye on their money, the US Economic Calendar for the week of September 29, 2014, is a great tool to use! The economic calendar for next weeks key economic releases holds what may be some helpful clues concerning the strength of the US economy and the direction that interest rates may […]