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What's making US economy a world beater? 5 factors (Must Read)
http://news.yahoo.com/whats-making-us-economy-world-beater-5-factors-071916194.html?bcmt=comments-postbox ^

Posted on 07/07/2014 1:09:53 AM PDT by Java4Jay

How does the U.S. economy do it? Europe is floundering. China faces slower growth. Japan is struggling to sustain tentative gains. Yet the U.S. job market is humming, and the pace of economic growth is steadily rising.

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I can't believe people believe this crap
1 posted on 07/07/2014 1:09:53 AM PDT by Java4Jay
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To: Java4Jay

Even this broker is laughing


2 posted on 07/07/2014 1:12:11 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Java4Jay

It’s an election year and the Democrats at Yahoo! know what is as stake.

Expect gold bars to be flying into people’s bank accounts according to the “news sources” the closer we get to November.

And a rainbow made of Skittles. With unicorns.


3 posted on 07/07/2014 1:27:30 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Java4Jay

I read this and shuddered at thoughts of Orwell


4 posted on 07/07/2014 1:29:42 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Java4Jay

We do it with fake numbers!


5 posted on 07/07/2014 1:30:35 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Java4Jay
LESS BUDGET-CUTTING

Weighed down by debt, many European countries took an ax to swelling budget deficits. They slashed pension benefits, raised taxes and cut civil servants' wages. The cuts devastated several European economies. They led to 27 percent unemployment in Greece, 14 percent in Portugal and 25 percent in Spain. The United States has done some budget cutting, too, and raised taxes. But U.S. austerity hasn't been anywhere near as harsh.

Ridiculous.

6 posted on 07/07/2014 1:30:52 AM PDT by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: Java4Jay

this is “humming”

what utter nonsense


7 posted on 07/07/2014 1:35:55 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Java4Jay

Total crap. 500,000 people lost their full time jobs in a month, and 799,000 gained part time jobs (and judging by the sector gains they’re mostly low-skill jobs). Equals about 288,000.

Thanks Obamacare.


8 posted on 07/07/2014 1:36:15 AM PDT by zipper (In Their Heart Of Hearts, Every Democrat Is A Communist.)
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To: Java4Jay

Headline:

“What’s making US economy a world beater?”

Fact:

“After having shrunk at a 2.9 percent annual rate from January through March”

HighLarious!


9 posted on 07/07/2014 2:08:53 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: yldstrk

In Britain, the word ‘hum’ can be used as a synonym for ‘stink’, maybe he’s British?


10 posted on 07/07/2014 2:35:27 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Java4Jay

I think in economic terms, ‘Europe’ is too broad a term to use. Britain’s economy has been growing at a faster rate in recent months than the US economy (2.5% compared to 2.0%) and certainly more than the Eurozone, which has grown by less than 1% so far this year (thank God we never joined the Euro).


11 posted on 07/07/2014 2:40:46 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Java4Jay

All those other countries need is a media that will go to any extreme to prop up incompetence, corruption and deception, and they could be just like us.


12 posted on 07/07/2014 2:41:59 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Java4Jay

One of the thousand + comments was something to the effect that the reader “couldn’t believe they could collect so much manure on one page.”


13 posted on 07/07/2014 3:01:40 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: yldstrk

I think it is the fiscal equivalent of what the porn industry calls “fluffing.”


14 posted on 07/07/2014 3:02:29 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

Not exactly. Fluffing actually has an effect...


15 posted on 07/07/2014 3:45:38 AM PDT by MortMan (All those in favor of gun control raise both hands!)
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To: MortMan

Well, true, but the ‘act’ is the same in my book, real effect or not. :o) I’m sticking with Fiscal Fluffing.


16 posted on 07/07/2014 3:46:41 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

So that makes Yahoo and the NYT “fiscal fluff girls”! ;-P


17 posted on 07/07/2014 3:50:29 AM PDT by MortMan (All those in favor of gun control raise both hands!)
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To: MortMan

Yep.....but better paid, I’d guess.


18 posted on 07/07/2014 3:54:18 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: F15Eagle

“It’s an election year and the Democrats at Yahoo! know what is as stake. Expect gold bars to be flying into people’s bank accounts according to the “news sources” the closer we get to November. And a rainbow made of Skittles. With unicorns.”

That’s right; people in each region will simply assume the prosperity they don’t see around them is happening somewhere else.

It worked to re-elect the Kenyan Pirate...


19 posted on 07/07/2014 4:01:27 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Java4Jay

Not too many people seem like they are buying this ponzi scheme anymore. The gig is up for the 1% and elites.


20 posted on 07/07/2014 4:08:39 AM PDT by cp124 (Government is value subtracted.)
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To: iowamark

Budget cutting? Seriously?


21 posted on 07/07/2014 4:22:24 AM PDT by Hoodat (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: zipper

Think barter and trade my friend, forget full time work, there are plenty of opportunities to work in exchange for items or trade of time for time.

Let’s say you are a plumber, do you or your family ever need dental work done? Are there any dentist in your area in deed of plumbing work, all of his equipment works off of compressed air running thru, you guessed it copper plumbing.

Are you a good hunter? Feel like doing a little out of season deer hunting? Meat is at all time highs, a rear quarter of venison, bone in, is going for $3.50 a pound cash money, in Maine, probably more where you are.

Mechanics are in real demand, as are tutors who are politically incorrect and able to teach real history, real science, real anything.


22 posted on 07/07/2014 5:10:43 AM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: Java4Jay

George C. Scott as Patton...

23 posted on 07/07/2014 5:38:00 AM PDT by Bobalu (Israel is the most long-suffering and peace loving nation on Earth.)
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To: Java4Jay

All that anyone needs to know about the economy in one graph:

http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M2V

The velocity of M2 Money stock


24 posted on 07/07/2014 6:13:45 AM PDT by gunsmithkat (There is no such thing as Too Many Guns)
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