Daily Archives: Sunday, July 31, 2011

The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves

Below is an interesting chart from The Economist that compares America’s current anemic economic recovery from the 2007-09 recession with those of the 1973-75, 1981-82, and the 1990-91 recessions. The bottom line is that the current recovery is lagging both in … Continue reading

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New Fuel Economy Standards a Good Thing

This past Friday, President Obama announced new corporate average fuel economy or CAFE standards that would require the average vehicle sold in the United States to provide 54.5 miles per gallon. The White House estimates the program will save consumers … Continue reading

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