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Can the U.S. Government Help the President Prevent a Recession?

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By Bryan Ellis With recent economic news pointing the country toward higher recession risks, some analysts are skeptical that the president and the Fed will be able to boost the national economy enough to completely avoid a downturn. With only 75,000 new jobs added in May (compared to an average 223,000 per month in 2018) and controversial trade policies toward China and Mexico, the national economy could be feeling the effects of a relatively tepid first half of 2019. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell addressed the matter head-on in early June, announcing that the Fed would likely not raise interest...

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How to Stay Ahead of Inflation When the Fed Is Fighting Your Every Move

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By Bryan Ellis Words like “inflation” and “rising interest rates” make most investors feel a little nervous, but more and more financial analysts are concluding that a few interest-rate bumps could be a positive thing for many Americans. While rising interest rates could make it slightly more expensive to buy a home (although interest rates could rise several points before fully departing from the “historically low” category), analysts say that if interest rates do not rise soon, many investors who rely on low-risk investment vehicles like money market accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), and savings accounts could suffer irreparable harm....

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President Trump Escalates His Attacks On The Federal Reserve

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Mr. Trump is right, his biggest threat is the Federal Reserve:

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