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Rodney Johnson
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Children fuel spending. Spending fuels the economy. Fortunately 60,000 more kids were born in the U.S. in 2014 than 2013. These are the seeds for the next boom. http://j.mp/1N6ZZ3Z
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Everyone's fussing over Greece's debt problem, but America has one too, and they're both due to pensions. Don't count on reforms. This will fall on taxpayers. http://j.mp/1TID4B2 #grexit   #eurozone   #useconomy  
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This October the #IMF  will vote on including the Chinese #yuan  in the basket of currencies that make up its special drawing rights (SDRs). It will most likely earn that spot. Other member currencies, including the #USDollar  that will mean representing a smaller portion of the SDRs than they did before.
Will the IMF and Yuan Destroy the Dollar This October? Hardly!: http://j.mp/1cK1x7q #usdollar
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China recently forced its banks to issue loans to local governments despite obvious concerns over repayment. But it won't stop their economic downturn for long!: http://j.mp/1FREOlI 
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Social Security: Time To Change the Rules? http://j.mp/1QGIeeD
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As I read the news and watch the markets, I’m struck by the yawning difference between what’s going on with the economy and what is happening with equities.

Where's our silver lining? http://j.mp/1E22ZrX

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Since the financial crisis, people have had to seek our new sources of income. The Lending Club came into play. But it caused some problems... And we're right back where we started!: http://j.mp/1AIGZCv

Home ownership down to 63.7%, lowest since 1986.  I guess those 3%-down mortgages from FNMA and FHLMC haven't worked through the system yet.

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If US share buybacks continue at January 2015 pace, they will absorb all corp profits for the entire year:  http://on.ft.com/1bIdzyI 

GM wins in court, not liable for safety issues pre-bankruptcy... but keeps the $45 billion tax loss carry-forward from pre-bankruptcy.  Hmm.
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