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Growth Stalls, Unemployment Rises, Gas At $4.00 Per Gallon And Chicago’s Debt Rating Lowered

One of the things I like to do to try and gauge the markets temperature is to go to Yahoo! Finance and scan the AP news headlines. The following are some of the headlines that caught my attention this morning. Unemployment in Conn. rises as job growth stalls Mass. unemployment rate climbs to 7 percent […]

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It’s Hot, But The Economy’s Not (?)

Studying, following and attempting to gauge economic and stock market trends is, truly, a “dismal science.” Definition of ‘Dismal Science’ A term coined by Scottish writer, essayist and historian Thomas Carlyle to describe the discipline of economics. The term dismal science was inspired by T. R. Malthus’ gloomy prediction that population would always grow faster than food, dooming mankind […]

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