Tag: united states

Newsworthy – Feb 8th, 2019

Guyana to become petrostate, increasing rates of bankruptcies among US farmers, growing reach and power of Islamic State in West Africa, and a new study suggests human-induced global cooling in the 16th century, Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as…

Newsworthy – Jan 25th, 2019

Personalized TV ads, the longest government shutdown in US history, home purchase  availability to the middle class, and Venezuela’s leadership crisis. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

Economic Mood Swings

Volatility has returned to the markets in the past few weeks. This has led to mixed messages to the public as positive economic news is mingled with sudden drops in major indices. Most of the bad news seems to be generated from outside of…

Is the Unemployment Rate Enough to Judge the Economy?

The media, government officials, economists, and nearly anyone else with mainstream attention talks about the unemployment level. They freely use it as a gauge of how well the economy is doing. The unemployment level has essentially become the official thermometer with which to judge…

The Motley Experience on WRSU 4 8 14

The Motley Experience is back on 88.7 WRSU FM New Brunswick! Check it out every Tuesday from 12pm to 1pm from now until May. For live streaming, visit http://www.wrsu.org and click “Listen Live”! In case you miss the live show, you can listen to the recording…

Memorandum for Proposed Action to Revitalize the US Economy

Problem Statement  The United States economy has shown positive growth since the Great Recession. Despite the positive overall trends, the economy is still sluggish. The fact remains that unemployment is still plaguing middle and lower class demographics and is leading to weaker-than-preferable economic activity…