Connecting the Dots, August 2018
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August 28, 2018
Those worried about the Fed’s so-called “independence” from politics are a little late. The US presidents, who nominate its board members, long ago put political loyalty high on the qualification list.
August 21, 2018
Finding more and better-trained workers is the top challenge for many US business owners. They say current workers can’t produce enough to meet growth objectives.
August 14, 2018Gasoline prices have been strong this summer, though they’re still below last May’s peak, when the national average was near $3 a gallon.
August 7, 2018A penny saved is a penny earned, goes the old saying… but that’s not true. In today’s world, a penny saved is better than a penny earned.