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Jobless Claims Hit Another Record Low

The Labor Department on Thursday released more good news about the economy: fewer Americans are filing for unemployment benefits. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 7,000 last week to reach a seasonally adjusted figure of 222,000 – marking a near 45-year low. “Claims for six states were estimated because of Monday’s Presidents Day holiday,” notes CNBC. “Still, the underlying ...

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Forgotten Male Hormone Boosts Testosterone Fast

Scientists at Harvard just made a remarkable discovery… It’s a simple and natural way to boost your testosterone levels… Letting you burn away fat and build lean, hard muscle… While regaining the “drive” you had when you were in your twenties. Even more remarkably, this natural trick for boosting testosterone works for men of any age… No matter if they’re ...

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President Trump Unveils $4.4 Trillion Spending Plan

President Trump on Monday unveiled a $4.4 trillion spending plan for 2019 that includes funding for the border wall and $1.5 trillion for infrastructure. The budget is focused on “prioritizing the efficient use of taxpayer resources,” said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Trump’s proposed budget includes steep cuts to foreign aid, health assistance, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the ...

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Saudi Arabia ‘Corruption Probe’ Nets $106B from Saudi Rich

The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh is finally reopening to the public following the Saudi Arabian government’s use of the space as a “luxury prison” to detain and question the country’s most prominent businessmen. The hotel was closed for 99 days, during which time the SA government imprisoned 381 people as part of an anti-graft campaign. Some detainees were released after ...

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Big Brother China Launches New Surveillance Tech

In preparation for the Lunar New Year, Chinese cops are ramping up their crowd-surveillance abilities with facial-recognition sunglasses. China is already a leader in its use of surveillance technology, but the new glasses “could expand the reach of that surveillance, allowing authorities to peer into places that fixed cameras aren’t scanning, and to respond more quickly,” reports the Wall Street ...

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Wage Growth Best in 8 Years

The US economy added 200,000 jobs last month and wage growth was the best we’ve seen since 2009, reports the Labor Department. Wages are up 2.9% compared to last year, and unemployment is just above 4% (a 17-year-low). Average hourly earnings rose 0.4% in December and 0.3% in January, reaching $26.74. These numbers show the labor market is tightening, meaning ...

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Taliban Causing Devastation and Gaining in Afghanistan

Although there has been more of a focus on ISIS, the Taliban is still very much a threat in Afghanistan. There have been attacks in Kabul, the country’s capital, on the last two consecutive weekends, killing hundreds. Over the weekend, a car bomb in a fake ambulance blew up outside a hospital, killing at least 103 people. Just a week ...

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Trump State of the Union Address – Content and Commentary

President Trump gave his State of the Union Address tonight before a packed house in Congressional chambers.  This was a speech that all Americans could follow and relate to. It is perhaps President Trump’s most “presidential” speech ever, no controversial statements, nothing that could offend. It was peppered with personal stories that lifted the emotional content of the speech very ...

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Half of Venezuela’s Economy has Disappeared Since 2013

We noted Venezuela’s collapsed as a country last fall, it no longer has democratic elections. The latest is the country has officially lost half of its economy since 2013. According to the International Monetary Fund, Venezuela’s inflation is at an all-time high with the prices of goods expected to skyrocket by 13,000% and unemployment will reach 30% this year. Last year ...

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Make-or-Break NAFTA Talks Begin in Montreal

Mexican and Canadian officials met in Montreal this weekend to discuss proposals aimed to convince the United States to stay in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Chief negotiators will arrive Tuesday to begin the sixth round of talks, which are scheduled to end on January 29th. Proposals will start with agriculture, energy, and Trump’s demand to increase American-made ...

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