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Corporate tax cuts from earlier this year have helped drive up the deficit, and lawmakers are debating ways to pay it down. We’ll look at how the deficit works and how politicians like to use it. Then, the U.S. posted more than 7 million jobs in August. Why are so many of them in transportation? Plus, 10 years after the financial crisis, Americans are still less likely to own a home than before the crash. We’ll look at what’s keeping them out of the market.

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How much U.S. debt is too much?

by Tracey Samuelson Oct 16, 2018
Balancing the federal budget is a bigger deal for politicians than economists.

How much U.S. debt is too much?

by Tracey Samuelson Oct 16, 2018
Balancing the federal budget is a bigger deal for politicians than economists.

Labor Department figures show robust jobs market

by Justin Ho Oct 16, 2018
The Labor Department reported this morning record high job openings for the month of August, the highest since the Job Opening and Labor Turnover Survey was created almost 20 years ago. A large number of open jobs has ramifications for many different sectors of the economy. We looked at one sector with a lot of “now […]

Labor Department figures show robust jobs market

by Justin Ho Oct 16, 2018
The Labor Department reported this morning record high job openings for the month of August, the highest since the Job Opening and Labor Turnover Survey was created almost 20 years ago. A large number of open jobs has ramifications for many different sectors of the economy. We looked at one sector with a lot of “now […]

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