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The Fed Has Been Trying To Get The Inflation Rate Up To 2%. Do We Now Need To Worry About High Inflation?

ArmchairPolitician.USInflation, February 19, 2018, by Brad Peery

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Since the Trump Presidency started in January, 2017, the Fed has been concerned about the inflation rate being below their targeted 2% rate. The economy has been strong, reaching a 2.5% growth rate in 2017. And, Trump is […]

Fourth Quarter 2017 U.S. Economic Growth Remains Strong, But Will Likely Be Less Than Q3 2017. The Year 2017 Is Likely To Be About 2.6%.

ArmchairPolitiicianEconomy, December 3, 2017, by Brad Peery,

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*Third quarter 2017 economic growth has been revised upward from 3.0% to 3.3%, and the nine-month 2017 GDP growth rate has been revised upward to 2.5%. The fourth quarter is expected to come […]

U.S. Economic Growth Hits 3% In The September Quarter. The Year Is Expected To Be 2.4%.

ArmchairPolitiicianEconomy, November 1, 2017, by Brad Peery, Blog site: www.ArmchairPolitician.US Email,

U.S. economic growth did much better than expected in the third quarter of 2017. The growth rate as a percentage of GDP was 3.0% despite the hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida. However, the impact of those hurricanes may still be felt […]

U.S. Economic Growth Continues Slow: It Should Come In At About 2% In 2017.

ArmchairPolitiicianEconomy, July 28, 2017, by Brad Peery, www.ArmchairPolitician.US,

GDP growth came in at 2.6% for Q2 2017, compared to the 3-4% growth rate we expected. However the first quarter was revised upward from 0.7% to 1.2%. This puts the first half growth rate at about 1.9%.

Nonfarm payrolls jumped 222,000 in June, […]

Job Growth Uncertainties: What Is Causing Them?

ArmchairPoliticianJobs, June 5, 2017, Brad Peery, WWW.ArmchairPolitician.US,

Job growth has suddenly declined sharply, but it is accompanied by a 4.3% level of unemployment, the lowest unemployment rate since May 2001. The May jobs report, which had job gains at 138,000, was particularly weak and unexpected. The March and April jobs numbers were revised downward […]

U.S. Economic Growth Slows: It Should Accelerate Next Quarter and Come In At About 2% In 2017

ArmchairPolitiicianEconomy, April 30, 2017, by Brad Peery,, www.ArmchairPolitician.US

The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment measure is at the highest level in over a decade. The major stock market indexes are up over 10% since President Trump was elected, and after a brief decline recently, have returned to near record levels. Such improvements did […]