US economy

Manufacturing Surge Bolsters US Economic Recovery

March 25, 2021 James Heinsman Economic Barometer

The US economy thrived through the first two months of 2021, backed by strong growth in the manufacturing sector and aided by the prospect of President Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion stimulus package. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment fell in January to 6.3 percent, the lowest point since the corona pandemic began, while […]

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Brent Crude Falls Below $100 As Data Reveal Weak Markets

June 4, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The not unexpected news of weak economic data has stimulated the downturn in the price of Brent crude oil below $100 for the second consecutive session on Monday. Statistics from China and the US show both a slowing down of the growth in China’s exuberant economy compounded with a weak US recovery. July’s delivery of […]

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Unemployment Rate Holding Steady as US Economy Improves

March 12, 2012 James Heinsman Economic Barometer

The unemployment rate is one of the main economic indicators for the health of the US economy. Since the fall there has been a steady decline in this number since the summer of 2011, when it reached a little over 9 percent. As of February, 2012 the rate is holding at 8.3 percent. According to […]

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