Posts Tagged ‘investment’

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    GDP Solutions

    Aug 2, 11 • 636 Views • No Comments

    It is all about GDP.  In this article, the WSJ does a good job of explaining how each GDP component might solve our problems…or make them worse. Consumer Spending: The largest part of GDP, consumer spending has propelled recovery in the past. With......  [read more]

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    Regulatory “Pay-Go”

    Dec 28, 10 • 567 Views • No Comments

    Too much regulation? Senator Mark Warner’s proposed legislation is an interesting approach. Concerned that regulation is “stifling fresh investment and discouraging innovation,” Senator Mark Warner says the incentives have to change.......  [read more]

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    A Savings Lottery

    Dec 13, 10 • 651 Views • 1 Comment

    Assume you have 3 extra dollars each day. Would you use it for a lottery ticket or a savings account? Most people would select the lottery ticket. Economists, though, hoping to elevate our nation’s savings rate, would like to encourage the banking......  [read more]

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    The NYC Economy

    May 16, 10 • 628 Views • No Comments

    With “Law & Order” being canceled by NBC, the New York City economy will feel it. Of course actors are affected but also the caterers who feed them, the stores that sell them the lawyers’ clothing (Barney’s and Saks), and the......  [read more]