Is US Economy in Recession?

Yes US Economy is in Recession and its official now. Falling Stock Markets The falling stock markets are mainly a reflection of the economic and financial weakness. In particular the problem stems from the lack of confidence. One of the most worrying feature has been the way credit markets have…

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Types of Bonds

U.S. Government Bonds The bonds issued by Uncle Sam are called Treasurys. They’re grouped in three categories. U.S. Treasury bills — maturities from 90 days to one year U.S. Treasury notes — maturities from two to 10 years U.S. Treasury bonds — maturities from 10 to 30 years

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US consumer confidence on rise

By Alan Rappeport in Washington Consumer confidence in the US picked up in December, as lower levels of unemployment and bullish stock markets lifted hopes about the state of the economic recovery. Separately on Tuesday, a closely watched index showed US house prices were flat in October following five consecutive…

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