Year: 2019

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The Big Shift: President Trump

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President Donald Trump Donald Trump is the President of the United States and will be running for re-election in 2020.  The following is a summary of legislation that he has supported and passed, as well as further information about his

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Democratic Candidates 2020: Housing Report

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By Andrew Busch and Leah Hamilton The US housing market is large and complex.  The American mortgage market is massive at over $15 trillion.  The complexity is represented by the NAR Housing Affordability index being at

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The Big Shift: Candidate Former Vice President Joe Biden

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Joe Biden comes into the election from the perspective of having been the 47th vice president of the United States, in the Obama administration.  He has run for president twice before, in 1998 and 2008,

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The Big Shift: Candidate Senator Bernie Sanders

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I, VT) is serving his third term in the U.S. Senate after winning re-election in 2018.  He is currently an independent, but caucuses with Democrats on most major issues. In 2015,

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The Big Shift: Candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren

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Elizabeth Warren was elected to the United States Senate on November 6, 2012, by the people of Massachusetts.  She is now serving as the senior United States Senator from her state.  Senator Warren was a

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The Big Shift: Candidate Senator Kamala Harris

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Senator (D, CA) Kamala Harris is the second African American woman in US history to be elected to the U.S. Senate and the first African American and first woman to serve as Attorney General of

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The Big Shift: Candidate Pete Buttigieg

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This month we are attempting to peer through the haze of candidate rhetoric and hyperbole to find the core of their economic plans and what they would mean for job creation, growth, and the business

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2020 Election Research: The Big Shift

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This month we're doing a 2020 Democrat candidate series which objectively cover the proposed policies of the 2020 Presidential candidates, along side President Trump.  The 2020 election represents the potential for one of the largest

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Trade War Risk Extends to 2020

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Trade War Risk Extends to 2020 “In light of the implications of global developments for the economic outlook as well as muted inflation pressures, the Committee decided to lower the target range for the federal funds

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What Trump and the Fed Fear: Negative US GDP

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On June 18th and 19th, the FOMC will meet to discuss monetary policy.  Similar to the January 2019 meeting, the members of the FOMC appear to be indicating the Fed’s nervousness over a rapidly slowing