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Russian economy stagnates in November – on track to recession in 2015

 The Russian economy stagnated in November, data published on Wednesday showed, making it even more likely that the ruble’s rapid collapse so far this month will push it into recession next year. Investment by Russian companies, once a staple of the country’s economic performance, fell sharper than expected last month, underlining pressure from Western sanction […] Read More →

Hiring, Cheaper Fuel Give U.S. Retailers a Boost: Economy

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Shoppers basking in the glow of falling fuel prices and rising employment are opening their wallets, paying new dividends for the U.S. economic expansion in the midst of the holiday season. Retail sales rose 0.7 percent in November, the most in eight months, as consumers snapped up electronics, clothing and furniture, according to Commerce Department […] Read More →

Recovery – Survey Shows 40% of Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck, Up From 31% in 2012

Michael Krieger | Liberty Blitzkrieg Nothing screams economic recovery like 2 out of every 5 Americans living paycheck to paycheck. Especially when that number has reportedly increased by 33% since 2012. Perhaps someone should inform these destitute plebs that the stock market is up nearly 45% over the past two years, and after all, nothing says economic success […] Read More →

China’s Economy Surpassed U.S. … a Long Time Ago

Washington’s Blog,   We’re no longer No. 1. Today, we’re No. 2. Yes, it’s official. The Chinese economy just overtook the United States economy to become the largest in the world. For the first time since Ulysses S. Grant was president, America is not the leading economic power on the planet. It just happened — and […] Read More →

Obamagration and our Disdainful President

Star Parker  The executive order, which President Obama has issued, granting amnesty to millions of individuals now residing illegally in our country, should make clear the profound disregard our president has for American voters, our constitution, and our two-party system. It might be possible to justify this action if it was addressing a national emergency […] Read More →