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Lauren Saidel-Baker

Lauren Saidel-Baker is an experienced speaker and economist. Her experience in finance supports her commanding grasp of ITR Economics' programs and subscriptions and their practical applications.
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Welcome to the New Roaring Twenties!
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on January 9, 2020

Happy new year, and welcome to the 2020s! Prepare yourself for a decade of overall economic growth.

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The Housing Market: A Year in Review
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on December 18, 2019

How did the housing market perform in 2019? It depends who you ask.

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The Fed Cut Rates Again: Take Advantage of Lower Interest Rates
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on November 12, 2019

Think beyond today’s headlines and project your needs a half business cycle ahead from now. Let your competition worry about today while you gear up for the next business cycle rising...

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The Labor Market Loves Quitters
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on October 8, 2019

Is your employee turnover rate in line with the national average? Or is employee retention a problem for your business?

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ITR Experts Say: Are Shipping Rates Another Threat to Trade?
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on September 16, 2019

In a recent blog post, I outlined the US’ shifting trade relationship with the rest of the world. In short, China is no longer our top trading partner; both Canada and Mexico surpassed...

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Macroeconomic Update: Preparing Your Budget for 2020
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on September 4, 2019

With budgeting season upon us, our attention shifts to 2020, even if the calendar won’t do so for a few more months. 2019 represented an inflection point in many markets, with the US...

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