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Jobs, housing numbers raise fears that the ...

Apr 16, 20141 Comment1253 Views

(Economic News) There are mixed reports on the health of the economy, but a new Transwestern briefing pulls together some of the pieces into a broader look at the national economy.

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Holiday shoppers moving online: blame prici...

Nov 12, 2013No Comments1179 Views

Holiday shoppers are spending less and shopping line, but not just because they have the technology to do so...

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Why Canada’s housing market didn̵...

Oct 10, 20132 Comments1449 Views

Given the similarities in our systems, what were the differences between Canada and America that allowed one to crash and one to remain stable?

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Why Janet Yellen will make an excellent Fed...

Oct 08, 2013No Comments1211 Views

Janet Yellen is one of the most experienced economists in our nation and has held many unpopular positions, ranging from speaking out against Wall Street sins to calling the housing bubble as early as 2005.

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10 jobs with biggest salary gains expected ...

Oct 04, 2013No Comments1827 Views

According to a new study, there are ten key jobs that will see substantial pay bumps in the coming year, and they're all in the exact same field. Can you guess which sector?

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Bitcoin installing ATMs in five Canadian ci...

Sep 16, 20132 Comments1150 Views

Bitcoin has been widely contentious, yet still widely adopted, now going from virtual to tangible on the streets, a major move for the digital currency.

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Dow 30 drops Bank of America, HP, Alcoa fro...

Sep 13, 2013No Comments957 Views

This week, the Dow 30 made some big changes, swapping out three giant brands for three others, which presents good news for investors overall.

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80% of small businesses optimistic about 20...

Aug 28, 20131 Comment1160 Views

Small businesses are expecting this holiday season to beat 2012 holiday sales, a good sign for the economy.

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Workers’ compensation benefits contin...

Aug 27, 2013No Comments703 Views

A new study reveals that workers' compensation benefits are on the rise, which report authors say is a sign of an improving economy.

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How new SEC crowdfunding rules will impact ...

Aug 19, 2013No Comments1008 Views

Realty Mogul is one of several crowdfunding companies to be impacted by new SEC crowdfunding rules, but what specifically has changed for the young company?

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Homeland Security announces plans to invest...

Aug 15, 2013No Comments925 Views

After flying under the radar, digital currency leader Bitcoin has investor attention but has also garnered the government's attention as it is completely unregulated.

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Eric Holder misled Americans about mortgage...

Aug 12, 20135 Comments992 Views

Eric Holder has overstated facts about the mortgage fraud task force formed to seek out and punish wrongdoing, raising additional questions about the crisis.