February 28, 2013

The latest GDP figures come as the US prepares for $89bn in government cuts known as a sequester that are set to start Friday. The cuts will hit government across the board. So far they have not spooked US investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a 52-week high yesterday and was rising in early trading Thursday.

Polina Vlasenko, a research fellow at the American Institute For

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February 12, 2013

President Barack Obama presides over an economy that has recovered considerably since he gave his first state of the union address. But as he prepares to

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February 01, 2013

Paychecks may be smaller this year, but an alternative measure of inflation may put consumers concerned about their thinner-than-usual wallets at ease.

The cost of day-to-day living decreased as 2012 came to an end, according to a new study from American Institute for Economic Research, lessening the perceived blow of the year-end 

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January 16, 2013

Bickering in Washington is preventing businesses from investing in their equipment and plants, according a new report from the American Institute for Economic Research.

New orders for core capital goods have been on a downward trend for nearly a year, AIER fellow Polina Vlasenko writes.


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