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U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, August 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total August exports of $198.5 billion and imports of $238.6 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $40.1 billion, down from $40.3 billion in July, revised. August ......
State Quarterly Personal Income, 1st quarter 2011-2nd quarter 2014; State Annual Personal Income, 2011-2013
State personal income growth accelerated to 1.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 1.2 percent in the first quarter. Personal income growth ranged from 2.7 percent in North Dakota and Nebraska to 1.1 percent in New York and Alaska, with growth accelerating in 36 states. Economy News
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Fed ends 6-year effort to stimulate economy
Despite the headwinds, the Fed believes the economy is strong enough to stop the bond buying crutch.
Costco isn't only store closed on Thanksgiving
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Billionaires double since financial crisis
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The richest women around the world
Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton tops the list of richest women by region of the world, according to a new report from Wealth-X.
Gas is $3 a gallon or less for most drivers
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Can Ted Cruz audit the Fed?
The Texas senator says a Fed audit is a top Republican priority for 2015, but some question his rationale.
These 2 charts show QE worked ... for some
Critics complain that the Federal Reserve's bond buying didn't help the economy. They may be right. But QE helped the broader market ... and banks in particular.

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