Tag: Economic Growth/Recession

The U.S. economy is still plowing ahead despite delta, new surveys show

A pair of new surveys of the economy show the U.S. is still expanding at a rapid pace, but ongoing labor and supply shortages are still acting as a drag on growth. Business leaders at U.S. manufacturing and service-oriented companies are still optimistic about the near future, a new poll showed. Yet the inability to […]

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Opinion: We’re not as rich as we think we are because of a ‘money illusion’ over inflation

Americans have been spoiled for decades by an environment of low inflation. Now that inflation is back — for however long that lasts — we need to change the way we think about our incomes, investments, debt and spending. Inflation changes everything, and sometimes in surprising ways. If we don’t factor inflation into our calculations, […]

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