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Economy Shrinks Due to Military Cuts

michael3485 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 4:38 PM
I have heard that the stock market is the reason that Obama is correct about the economy and being a poor person I have a point of contention with that. The gradual increase in the market, whether real or propped up, does not mean alot to the unemployed or under-employed. Maybe one day I will have enough money to day trade and then I will be happy but for now, the Obama economy stock market is not helping me much.
CardSenseJimmyBond Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 4:54 PM
They should just come out and say there just ain't no more money. When my wife doesn't get a raise on her SS for a couple of years and then miniscule raises, and they say it's because of the consumer price index, gas and food and such doesn't count but BevHills real estate does...hmmm. Like you, when I can pick up some bargain McMansions it might mean something but until Angus Ground Chuck at Kroger stays around $1.99 a pound I'm gonna take this "better economy" with a grain of salt.
DagNabbit Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 6:15 PM
They're offering English 1 classes at your local community college. You can work toward your GED. Good luck.
psydoc Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 6:28 PM
Since you don't seem to be capable of adding anything of substance, only throw insults around, why are you here?
A release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis today surprised analysts when the top-line number showed that the economy shrunk in the last quarter of 2013 by a slight 0.1%. While small, it was unexpected. This marks the first time the American economy has shrunk since the end of the 2008 recession.

Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- decreased at an annual rate of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 (that is, from the third quarter to the...