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Americans Are Feeling More Financially Insecure These Days

Financial security is at its lowest point in 19 months, according to a new report from Bankrate.

Bankrate calls this their “least impressive reading” of financial security/insecurity since September 2014.

Stagnant income is a key reason for this insecurity, the report said.

Most Americans haven’t gotten a real…

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The Biggest U.S. Export Sector

There’s been a lot of talk lately about global trade, and American exports. While it’s true that America imports more than it exports, its export economy is nonetheless vital, and lucrative.

In fact, when you look at the biggest contributor to U.S. exports – the aerospace and defense…

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The U.S. Is Aging (Relatively) Gracefully

Many countries of the world have aging populations, a phenomenon that jeopardizes the solvency of retirement and health care systems. However, some countries are doing worse than others are, and the U.S. is not as badly off as one might think.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the…

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Truck Tonnage Jumps in U.S., but Don’t Get Too Excited Yet

Economist view trucking activity as a reliable barometer of economic activity. So, it was welcome news last week when data from the American Trucking Associations showed a sharp increase in U.S. truck tonnage last month.

Specifically, American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 7.2% in February…

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