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Soaring gas prices can make politicians do foolish things

Deseret News 01 Dec 2021
A report in The Hill earlier this year called it “an embarrassment of riches, funded by a booming stock market, rising wages for those at the upper end of the economic stratosphere and what economists say is an unprecedented shift in the way consumers are spending their money.” ...
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The US Misery Index Shows How Weak This Recovery Actually Is

The Liberty Beacon 01 Dec 2021
The US Misery Index Shows How Weak This Recovery Is. By. Daniel Lacalle ... The problem is that it is a lie. According to St ... Daniel Lacalle, PhD, economist and fund manager, is the author of the bestselling books Freedom or Equality (2020), Escape from the Central Bank Trap (2017), The Energy World Is Flat (2015), and Life in the Financial Markets (2014).
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Omicron variant raises new fears for pandemic-hit world economy

Straits Times 30 Nov 2021
That has meant that even with the most favourable scenarios in mind, economists are already revising their 2022 forecasts downwards. The International Monetary Fund, which expects growth of 4.9 per cent for the next year, has been insisting for months that the coronavirus and its variants remain the main threat.
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Govt Pledges to Pay Overdue Salaries

Tolo News 30 Nov 2021
Economists say that the government could provide funds for civilian employees ... the expenses of the military and Education Ministry have dropped and the government’s expenses have significantly dropped and we don’t have development projects either,” said Sayed Masoud, an economist.
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Yields on PIBs raised by up to 246bps

Dawn 30 Nov 2021
The sudden increase was widely criticised by independent economists and analysts and the decision was assumed as the outcome of the agreement with the Inter­national Monetary Fund (IMF) ... “Policymakers, economists and businesses around the world did not know how the global or ...
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NM eyes federal funds for broadband internet

Albuquerque Journal 30 Nov 2021
The fiscal stimulus bill also has funding New Mexico can apply for ... In addition to the federal money, state funding of about $133 million was approved by the Legislature this year and made available for broadband expansion ... State economists have forecast healthy increases in state revenue, in addition to federal stimulus and infrastructure funding.
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WHO: Keep calm amid Omicron

Manila Standard Today 30 Nov 2021
That has meant that even with the most favorable scenarios in mind, economists are already revising their 2022 forecasts downwards. The International Monetary Fund, which expects growth of 4.9 percent for the next year, has been insisting for months that the coronavirus and its variants remain the main threat.
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Despite taxpayer-funded stimulus, Illinois’ economy slow to recover

Longview News-Journal 29 Nov 2021
(The Center Square) – Illinois’ economy is among the worst performers during the pandemic and an economist says it’s clear as to why. Despite 40% higher taxpayer-funded stimulus last year than the year before, Illinois’ GDP decline was 13th worst in the country and it is expected to grow slower than the rest of the country.
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Bitcoin, Ethereum hold crucial supports; all eyes on India's crypto bill

The Times of India 29 Nov 2021
That said, BTC buyers have been quite active during this correction, which came after the unfavourable $3 billion options expiry on Friday ... As mainstream, more credible fund managers and economists start investing and holding BTC as well as ETH, we expect others to follow suit, further instilling belief in the asset class and pumping up volumes ... .
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States spent record amount in pandemic year

The Hill 28 Nov 2021
State governments spent more money in the last fiscal year than ever before, bolstered by federal funds meant to help avert an economic catastrophe as businesses shuttered to slow the spread of the coronavirus ... Spending from state general funds, money generated by state taxes and fees, climbed 5.7 percent over the previous year.
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Deja vu? Why it feels like the '70s again

Democratic Underground 28 Nov 2021
TOKYO -- Kenneth Rogoff, a professor of economics at Harvard University and a former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, listed many similarities between the 1970s and today in a syndicated opinion piece ...
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The Evergrande blueprint worked for other Chinese developers, until it didn’t

Live Mint 28 Nov 2021
China’s property boom has spawned numerous developers that, like industry giant China Evergrande Group, borrowed heavily to fund breakneck growth ... While Evergrande so far has been able to cobble together funds to make last-minute bond payments, at least four developers have reneged on their dollar bonds since early October.
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OUT WEST ROUNDUP | Judge weighs wolf protections; state GOP spurns Cheney

Colorado Politics 28 Nov 2021
SANTA FE — Forecasts for state government income have increased slightly as New Mexico legislators prepare to meet in January to craft a general fund budget ... That adds slightly to a forecasted $1.4 billion surplus in state general fund income over current annual spending obligations.
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Afghan economy nears collapse as pressure builds to ease US sanctions

Indian Express 28 Nov 2021
But aid can do only so much to fend off a humanitarian catastrophe if the economy continues to crumble, economists and aid organizations warn ... Under the previous government, foreign aid accounted for around 45% of the country’s gross domestic product and funded 75% of the government’s budget, including health and education services.
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Over $35B in federal funding headed to Texas; GOP lawmakers object

Weatherford Democrat 27 Nov 2021
Fallon added that if Democratic leaders continue to push similar legislation, it “will cripple our economy,” even as some state economists have said infrastructure funding is the safest economic stimulus bet to make ... Pia Orrenius, vice president and senior economist for the ...
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