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Tight inventories, tight lending standards & crummy wages limit the U.S. housing recovery

The housing market is making a come back from a horrible bust, but it’s far from back to “normal.”  Absentee buyers (mostly investors) purchased 27% of the homes sold here in the San Francisco Bay Area in January, a post-2000 … Continue reading

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Timeless Business Advice in an Uncertain Business Environment

The business outlook in the United States is uncertain.  Government spending and exports are falling, which is slowing economic growth.  Closing the federal government budget deficit is necessary, but government cutbacks will slow sales for many companies.  U.S. manufacturers’ exports … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Economies, Retold

An economic recovery is in progress.  Gross domestic product — the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States —  has increased steadily beginning in the 3rd quarter of 2009.  The economy has … Continue reading

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