Tag Archives: Great recession

The U.S. Economy – it is what it is

It’s been more than four years since the economic crash of 2008 that affected (and still affects) many countries around the world including the U.S. The behavior of many Americans has changed and some of those changes are likely permanent. … Continue reading

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The never ending recession

Yesterday (October 9th) was an anniversary of sorts. In 2007 on October 9th the Dow Jones reached the highest level it has ever recorded closing at 14,163.53. At the start of business four years later the index is 11,103.12. For … Continue reading

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When did a double dip stop being an ice cream cone?

Note: Since I am in no way any kind of economist my perspective is that of a layman. It seems to me that economists and some people are almost resigned to accepting that a double dip recession is likely if … Continue reading

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