Here's the economic "in" and "out" list of 2024

Jan 5, 2024
Rate hikes and recession fears are out, economists tell us, and rate cuts are in — but so is geopolitical uncertainty.
In/out lists for the new year have flooded social media. "The widespread belief that the U.S. economy is heading into a recession seems to be out," says economist Sean Snaith of the University of Central Florida.
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Jobs are rebounding. Why are wages stagnant?

Jan 9, 2015
More jobs should demand for and higher wages, but that isn't happening.

Is Friday 13th an economic drag? Probably not

Jun 13, 2014
Is it really true the economy loses hundreds of millions every Friday the 13th?
A man looks with horror at his diary realising it is Friday the 13th.
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Record number of moms are breadwinners

May 29, 2013
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that four-in-ten families have mothers who are the primary or sole earner.