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Gene Balas

 | Dec 21, 2013 | 11:30 AM EST

After all, real income has been steadily ticking higher.

By

Gene Balas

 | Dec 20, 2013 | 2:30 PM EST

Tax policies that cushioned household incomes are disappearing.

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Gene Balas

 | Dec 18, 2013 | 4:00 PM EST

Long-term jobless people who find work have a very hard time recovering.

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Gene Balas

 | Dec 13, 2013 | 12:00 PM EST

Low wages, not debt payments or savings, are slowing the economic recovery.

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Gene Balas

 | Dec 11, 2013 | 2:00 PM EST

Taper timing could be affected.

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Gene Balas

 | Dec 7, 2013 | 10:30 AM EST

Will consumers want to shop, given their general mood? 

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Gene Balas

 | Dec 6, 2013 | 9:25 AM EST

This may have brought us closer to a tapering of Fed stimulus.

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Gene Balas

 | Dec 5, 2013 | 12:07 PM EST
I'm expecting a strong employment report tomorrow. One reason is the big gains in the ADP report yesterday; see my Columnist Conversation post on...
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Gene Balas

 | Dec 5, 2013 | 9:04 AM EST
In the second estimate of GDP for the third quarter, GDP printed at 3.6% -- far above the initial estimate of 2.8%, and above the second quarter GDP...
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Gene Balas

 | Dec 4, 2013 | 2:00 PM EST

The main reason is retirement, not discouragement.

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