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Untangling Rate Hikes From Inflation Figures - MoneyExaminers

Untangling Rate Hikes From Inflation Figures

With each new Federal Open Market Committee meeting, Dow drop, and indicator headline that comes out, journalists and politicians would have you believe one of two things: that a recession is imminent or that the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates without cause, sabotaging the economy. For a layman, the jargon around many of these […]

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General Motors Upheaval Rocks U.S. Economy - MoneyExaminers

General Motors Upheaval Rocks U.S. Economy

It is hard to get Republicans and Democrats to agree on anything, but General Motors CEO Mary Barra managed to bring the two parties together Monday afternoon when she announced massive layoffs and the closing of at least five GM plants. This from Sherrod Brown (D-OH). “The company reaped a massive tax break from last […]

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Amazon's $15 Minimum Wage Could Usher in Trend - MoneyExaminers.com

Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Could Usher in Trend

By now, the business and labor worlds have absorbed Amazon’s news that it is raising entry-level pay toa minimum of $15 an hour. The cries of joy from workers trying to feed a family and dismay (from corporate shareholders) have calmed. Now, analysts can engage with the new number to determine if it is a […]

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China Carmakers Plan to Dominate U.S. Auto Industry - MoneyExaminers

China Carmakers Plan to Dominate U.S. Auto Industry

In Amsterdam last spring car enthusiasts walked into a warehouse. They sipped rhubarb cocktails. The snacks and libations were provided by Lynk & Co., which hosted the party to show off their new SUV hybrid. We’ll get to the car’s name in a minute, but this was really more than the rollout of a new […]

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Leading Trader Paul Tudor Jones Predicts Recession Will Be Frightening - MoneyExaminers

Leading Trader Paul Tudor Jones Predicts Recession Will Be “Frightening”

Headwinds are coming. A recession is looming over the American economy, and the question is no longer “if,” but “when.” Money Examiners has stayed atop the story for months and switched from wondering to predicting about two months ago. Now, Paul Tudor Jones has weighed in, and he agrees with the voices that say, “Look […]

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Fed Raises Interest Rates, Confirming Predictions - MoneyExaminers

Fed Raises Interest Rates, Confirming Predictions

In what many view as a predicted move, the Federal Reserve announced today that they are raising interest rates and also pre-announced that another raise before the arrival of 2019 is likely. The raise took benchmark interest rates, which the Fed charges banks to borrow money overnight into a range of 2 to 2.25 percent. […]

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The Difference Between Banks And Credit Unions - MoneyExaminers

The Difference Between Banks And Credit Unions

It is a question we will all face at one time or another in the new economy. Maybe we moved, maybe we grew disenchanted with our financial institution, or maybe our account was defrauded three times in a month. The Difference Between Banks And Credit Unions Whatever the case, we need to choose a new […]

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Is An Economic Recession On The Way - MoneyExaminers.com

Is An Economic Recession On The Way?

How close are we to the next U.S. economic failure? The reply is that we could be very close. The stock markets are trading at record highs. Credit card debt and other loan debts by individual Americans and the federal government are at record levels and there is a ton of doubt about President Trump […]

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Amazon Is Booming Into New Economy - MoneyExaminers

Amazon Is Booming Into New Economy

The Amazon Prime Membership allows users to have anything they need shipped and delivered in 2 days. Now Amazon has introduced the Amazon Dash Button, which connects to Wifi to reorder customers most often purchased products with the simple press of a single button. Amazon Is Booming Into New Economy Amazon is booming into the new […]

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2.5 Million U.S. Jobs at Risk in Trump's Tariff War - MoneyExaminers

2.5 Million U.S. Jobs at Risk in Trump’s Tariff War

President Trump has long been opposed to the way trading takes place with foreign countries such as South Korea and China. During his first year in the White House, however, Trump put off the threats to erect new barriers. But, all has changed with the announcement of tariffs that have been put into play to […]

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Harley Davidson Leaving US Rocks Nation - MoneyExaminers

Harley Davidson Leaving USA Rocks Nation

Harley Davidson quintessentially says “The United States of America.” After all, Harley riders regularly emblazon the red, white, and blue on gas tanks, fenders and the leathers they wear. That’s why what we are hearing seems like such a surprise. In news headlines, Harley Davidson announced its intention to transfer some of its key motorcycle […]

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