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Good News: “[U.S.] Black unemployment rate falls to record low”

Black unemployment rate falls to record low The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 6.8 percent unemployment rate for black workers in December, the lowest in the 45 years the data has been tracked. Unemployment overall was 4.1 percent. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/05/black-unemployment-rate-falls-to-record-low.html Advertisements

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“Social Security Beneficiaries Hit Record 61,859,250”

“The number of Social Security beneficiaries hit a record 61,859,250 in November, according to data released by the Social Security Administration.” https://www.cnsnews.com/commentary/terence-p-jeffrey/social-security-beneficiaries-hit-record-61859250 If you ask Bill Gates he’ll say that number is to high. There’s to many old people he … Continue reading

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“Mueller Subpoenas Trump Deutsche Bank Records”

“Special prosecutor Robert Mueller zeroed in on President Donald Trump’s business dealings with Deutsche Bank AG as his investigation into alleged Russian meddling in U.S. elections widens…” https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-12-04/trump-can-t-confess-to-anything-in-a-tweet Watch, the Subpoena will go back more than 1 year. That means … Continue reading

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Good News: “US jobless claims fall as record run persists”

“For the week ending November 18, new claims for unemployment insurance dropped by 13,000 to 239,000, matching analyst expectations… Jobless claims have now held below 300,000 for 142 weeks, or nearly three years, the longest such streak since 1970…” https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-jobless-claims-fall-record-run-persists-140437347.html

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“U.S. Ran $666 Billion Deficit In Fiscal 2017, Sixth Highest on Record”

“The federal budget deficit widened in fiscal year 2017 to the sixth highest deficit on record as government spending growth outpaced growth in tax collections for the second year in a row, the Treasury Department said Thursday. The budget shortfall … Continue reading

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“Stocks close at record highs to begin the fourth quarter; Dow jumps 152 points”

“Stocks hit another all-time high   15 Hours Ago | 01:03 U.S. equities closed at record highs on Monday as Wall Street kicked off the fourth quarter on a high note. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 152.51 points to close … Continue reading

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Good News: “U.S. Household Wealth Rises $1.7 Trillion to Another Record”

Net worth for households and non-profit groups rose by $1.7t q/q, or 1.8%, to $96.2t, according to Fed’s financial accounts report, previously known as flow of funds survey Value of financial assets, including stocks and pension fund holdings, increased by $1.2t … Continue reading

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