What is the lasting economic impact of the men who died while serving their country in war?
Because it has suddenly become relevant, thanks to Pope Francis' first Evangelii Gaudium, we thought we might revisit the trends in income inequality in the United States.
The federal government's subsidization of U.S. ethanol producers, who produce ethanol from corn, which is also the primary feed grain for farm-raised turkeys, is the culprit behind turkey inflation.
This is the lowest level that investors have projected for trailing twelve month earnings per share for 2013 since S&P's forecast for 2013 was first projected in January 2012.
Yes, officials of the U.S. Patent Office issued a patent for this "invention". But then, they issued a patent for a stick once before too, so we suspect their standards are pretty low....
As it happens the federal government's subsidization of U.S. ethanol producers, who produce ethanol from corn, which is also the primary feed grain for farm-raised turkeys might be playing into the skyrocketing cost of Turkeys in the US.
After all, what can you possibly buy that would be genuinely fun for someone whose idea of fun revolves around banking or monetary policy?
We don't work with a safety net and there's a real potential that our previous thinking may turn out to be wrong.
Meanwhile, six months ago, the stock market suddenly spiked upward on 14 May 2013, as stock prices were racing to catch up to the then recent shift in the forward-looking focus of investors, who were shifting away from focusing on the dividends they were expecting to earn in 2013-Q2 to instead focus on the more distant future of 2014-Q1.
What exactly was happening one year ago and just six months ago in the stock market? It might just be important moving forward.
All are receiving back pay for not working during the furlough. We suppose that's one way of saying that the U.S. Congress did not recognize any difference in their work output during that time.
It turns out that the State of California's Employment Development Department, a government agency with a history of incompetence, was once again failing to process hundreds of thousands of new jobless claims in a timely manner, just as it did a year earlier.
The bottom line is that California's failure to process new applications for unemployment insurance benefits for newly laid off workers in the state sharply skewed the national data downward. Because the state had to eventually play catch up, those numbers were then inflated in the weeks following their typical display of ineptitude.
In 2010, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was set up with a slush fund of one billion dollars to support the implementation of Obamacare. If we go by the department's summary of its Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal, it would appear to have already burned through $811 million.
Don't feel bad about the employment situation of the federal government's nonessential employees. All are receiving back pay for not working during the furlough. We suppose that's one way of saying that the U.S. Congress did not recognize any difference in their work output during that time.
The really odd thing is that stock prices have largely gotten to where they would otherwise have been despite the negative effect of all these big noise events - and that's what we mean when we say that all noise events end - it's only ever a question of when.
The people who have discovered The Health Sherpa would appear to be raving about it:
Under no circumstances should governments borrow large amounts of money for the sake of sustaining their day-to-day operations. Especially if they cannot pay off that debt with their direct tax revenues within the course of a single year.
Here's the death spiral that awaits health insurance consumers and insurers in 2015 and beyond - even if consumers actually could buy health insurance through Obamacare's state and federal government-run exchanges today.
Assuming you actually could buy health insurance coverage on the state and federal government-run Obamacare exchanges, how much would you have to pay before you could actually benefit from having the insurance?
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