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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 12-22-2014 Last week’s domestic economic data were mixed.  Good news came from the stronger industrial production report in November and lower than expected jobless claims. Disappointing news came from December’s Empire manufacturing report, slightly worse than expected housing … Continue reading


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Chart(s) of the Week: The Currency Crisis in Russia

Chart(s) of the Week: Currency Collapse in Russia   Due to plummeting oil prices and economic sanctions, the Russian ruble has lost about half its value to the dollar this year, losing about a quarter of that in the last … Continue reading

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