Archive for December 21st, 2010

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U.S. Migration: Trading Places

December 21, 2010

The U.S. 1910 census found 60.6% of the population to be living in either the Northeast or Midwest.  One hundred years later, 60.4% of Americans live in either the South or West.  Fifty years ago, the split was 53.7% in the Northeast and Midwest versus 46.3% living in the West and South. Copyright Larry Greenberg […] More

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U.S. Core CPI Inflation, GDP Growth and Unemployment

December 21, 2010

One complaint against the Fed’s QE2 program is that such is needlessly taking risks of squandering a “hard-earned” restoration of price stability that took more than a generation to accomplish.  Defenders of the Fed stance have by and large argued against the assumption that quantitative easing will create higher inflation.  QE1 didn’t do that, nor […] More

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Stocks Up on Lessening Korean Tensions

December 21, 2010

Solid stock price advances have occurred in the Pacific Rim and Europe.  Gains amounted to 2.2% in China, 1.9% in Indonesia, 1.5% in Japan, 0.9% in India, 0.8% in South Korea and Australia, 0.7% in Thailand and Taiwan and 0.6% in New Zealand and so far in France and Germany.  The British Ftse is trading […] More