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Good News: “155,965,000 Employed in June: 11th Record-Setter Under Trump”

“The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics says a record 155,965,000 people were employed in July, the 11th record-breaker since President Trump took office 19 months ago… BLS said the economy added 157,000 jobs in July (compared with a revised … Continue reading

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“U.S… Credit Card Debt Soars To An All-Time Record High”

“On Monday, the Federal Reserve announced that total consumer credit in the United States increased by a whopping 24.6 billion dollars in May, which was far greater than the 12.4 billion dollar gain that economists were anticipating. Total U.S. consumer … Continue reading

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“Record 155,576,000 Employed in June; 10th Record for Trump”

“On Friday, the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said the economy added 213,000 jobs in June, a strong number; the number of employed Americans, 155,576,000, set its tenth record of the Trump presidency; but the number of unemployed Americans … Continue reading

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“[US] Over 95% of manufacturers bullish on future, ‘record optimism’”

“In a stunning turnaround sparked by the improving economy and last December’s tax cuts, over 95 percent of manufacturers have turned bullish about their future, an all-time record. A new survey from the National Association of Manufacturers found that 95.1 … Continue reading

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Robbery: “Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes Through May; Still Run $532.2B Deficit”

“The federal government collected a record $1,143,141,000,000 in individual income taxes through the first eight months of fiscal 2018 (Oct. 1, 2017 through the end of May), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today. Despite the record individual income … Continue reading

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“Savings… Near Record Lows As Americans Spend More Than They Make…”

“While US personal incomes grew, as expected, at 0.3% MoM, Americans resumed spending fare more than they make (increasing 0.6% MoM in April). For the 28th month in a row, YoY growth in spending has outpaced incomes, sending the savings … Continue reading

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“Spy agency NSA triples collection of U.S. phone records: official report”

“The U.S. National Security Agency collected 534 million records of phone calls and text messages of Americans last year, more than triple gathered in 2016, a U.S. intelligence agency report released on Friday said…” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-surveillance/spy-agency-nsa-collected-500-million-u-s-call-records-in-2017-a-sharp-rise-official-report-idUSKBN1I52FR This should be illegal. Is … Continue reading

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