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Participation in the stock market is at an all-time high in the United States. Whether as retail investors or under a professionally managed fund, 58% of American households owned stocks in 2022,...
The US economy is very strong, especially if compared to the other G7 countries. In the decade from 2023 to 2022, the US had a real GDP growth of 2.1%. This is above the G7 average of 1.7%. However,...
Inflation — the overall upward movement of prices of goods and services — has definitely been more tame. At 3.2% in February, inflation (based on consumer price index change) is far lower than...
The U.S. economy is a massive aggregation of moving parts, some in plain sight and some hidden from view. The average citizen feels like they have very little control over such an enormous system,...
The consumer price index (CPI) for February was higher than expected, partly because motor vehicle insurance was up sharply.
After a period of share inflation, during which the Federal Reserve raised rates to tame it, the central bank may have accomplished its goal. Inflation needed to come down to 2%, the Fed said, for...
The cost of living in America can vary widely from city to city. The coastal cities are usually the most expensive based on income and cost of living. New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are...
A recent analysis reveals that the states people moved away from most in 2023 were New Jersey and Illinois.
Since the mid-1700s, America has had a string of enemies that have run from England to Germany during the two world wars, to Japan in World War II, and to Russia during the post-war period until the...
The Census puts out a report that covers US population growth from year to year. Each year ends based on a July 31 fiscal. The latest version is titled “U.S. Population Trends Return to...
The total number of members of the House of Representatives was set at 435 in 1911. The figure moves up or down by state based on population. Every ten years, the Census releases the resident count...
What is “liveability”? According to The Economist Intelligence Unit, it is a blend of the stability of government and business, strong and reliable infrastructure, schools and healthcare, culture...
The problem of homelessness in America got worse, as it rose 12% from last year, according to a new study released by HUD, to 653,000. According to The Wall Street Journal, the figures marked the...