Hey, why not? I figured there’s plenty of economy discussion to be had that isn’t necessarily tied to corrupt GOP practices or Trump or the caliphate of North Carolina.
Is this what winning feels like?
The report from the Commerce Department on Friday also showed inflation pressures remaining tame, which together with slowing domestic and global economic growth gave more credence to the Federal Reserve’s “patient” stance towards raising interest rates further this year.
Personal income slipped 0.1 percent in January, the first decline since November 2015, after jumping 1.0 percent in December. Income was weighed down by decreases in dividend, farm proprietors’ and interest income. Wages increased by a moderate 0.3 percent in January after rising 0.5 percent in December.
Economists polled by Reuters had forecast incomes rising 0.3 percent in January.