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Written by John Lounsbury
Last Tuesday night tax reform debate on CNN between Senator Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz was discussed on the Real News Network by Stephanie Kelton, economics professor at State University of New York at Stonybrook and former chief economist for for the Senate Budget Committee Democratic staff. She took a closer look at some of the issues and implications from the debate regarding taxes, government deficits, and the federal debt, which is currently at $20 trillion.
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Ultra-low interest rates have fueled a boom in debt and asset prices, making everything from houses to stocks very expensive. Meanwhile, students have accumulated $1.45 trillion in student debt, and grads will be squeezed for years attempting to pay it all off.
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Written by Sig Silber
NOAA and JAMSTEC have substantially similar but not identical ideas on the ENSO forecast which is the key to the Seasonal Outlook. Both see a "cool" Eastern Equatorial Ocean pattern with NOAA being more optimistic than JAMSTEC that it will be a true La Nina. This results in closer agreement than usual for the temperature and precipitation forecasts for at least the first two Seasons. The details on this are discussed in this report.
Written by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group
In the Xi decade, Chinese transition to the post-industrial society will accelerate, despite the new normal in the world economy.
As the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China opened in Beijing, General Secretary Xi Jinping delivered a report about 'building a moderately prosperous society' for a new era.
Written by Lance Roberts, Clarity Financial
Data Analysis Of The Market and Sectors For Traders
20Oct2017 Market Close: Wall Street Rises Along With Tax-cut Hopes, US Dollar Rises To Its Highest L
20Oct2017 Market Update: Wall Street Edges Up Moderately As Progress In Trump's Tax Plan Lifts Inves
20Oct2017 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street Futures Up After Senate Clears A Hurdle To Tax Cuts, Tr
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward is remains in expansion. This is compared to RecessionAlerts similar weekly leading index.