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ITR Experts Say: Why Rates-of-Change?

As economists, our conversations with colleagues, friends, and even total strangers often yield a plethora of interesting questions, from “Who owns the national debt?” to “What ...
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ITR Experts Say: Bond Market Raises Red Flags

Last week, the bond market flashed several key warning signs typically associated with worsening economic outcomes. These negative signals corroborate our expectation for ...
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ITR Experts Say: State Populations Pinpoint Pain, Potential

In a recent post, my colleague Alex Chausovsky outlined population's impact on economic growth on the global scale. He inspired me to turn to the domestic stage for an analysis ...
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ITR Experts Say: Potential Jobs Bombshell No Cause for Alarm

As of this writing, the current partial government shutdown has become the longest in US history, surpassing the previous record – set in 1995 – of 21 days. The shutdown has ...
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ITR Experts Say: We're Setting Fire to a Competitive Advantage

US Oil and Gas Extraction Production is in Phase B, Accelerating Growth; during the 12 months through October, it was up 14.9% from the year-ago level. This production index, ...
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ITR Experts Say: New Ship Fuel Requirements Could Affect You

Impending regulation changes by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have the potential to increase global shipping fuel costs by up to 25% as supply and ...
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