Business-Cycle Conditions

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
"Budget plans seldom have happy as a starting point. Spending proposed by the White House Monday is certainly no exception.
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
"The Obama Treasury Department‘s new housing reform report comes to the wise conclusion that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must be eliminated. The Tea Party and Republicans should be saying, “We can work with this.”
Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
"The rise in Kansas agricultural land prices appears to be accelerating in response to the incredible jump in the price of many agricultural products since mid-2010.
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
Over at Coordination Problem, Steve Horwitz discusses his exchange with Gauti Eggertsson in regards to Eggertsson's claim that Roosevelt's policies led the U.S.
Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

December 2010: Percent of Leaders Expanding Drops to 91; Cyclical Score of Leaders Remains at 91
       

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

January 2010: Percent of Leaders Expanding Increases to 90; Cyclical Score of Leaders Increases to 62
      
Despite improvements in the labor market and a rise in industrial production, record breaking debt continues to hold back the recovery.

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

February 2010: Percent of Leaders Expanding Increases to 91; Cyclical Score of Leaders Increases to 63
       
The economy is showing signs of life, but a jumble of government proposals could thwart the recovery.

Monday, December 20th, 2010
"The sting of inflation is showing up in the emerging market economies, where rising food prices are stinging the consumer. (Oh sorry I forgot, food inflation isn't inflation!)

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