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State of Our Economy – April 2011

Ok, so here it is … the month of April 2011. Pretty much more of the same. The biggest items that have me concerned at the price of oil and the value of the dollar. The Bad Standard & Poor lowered the long term debt rating of the United States from neutral to negative. This means our long term financial stability is unreliable. This could in turn lead to higher interest rates when the government borrows money. In other words, when the government issues bonds to raise money to pay…
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State of Our Economy – March 2011

I’ve decide to put up a blog entry each month pointing out the good and the bad things taking place in our economy. Just the facts and numbers … with snide remarks when appropriate. I’m doing this because it’s sometimes hard to get past all the spin and deliberate misinformation put out by our government. I’ll break down the state of the economy into two sections; the good and the bad. The index, which tracks home prices across 25 major markets, declined 3.8% between December and January and 3.4% year-over-year….
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