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Greg Brooks

Free falling

U.S. housing starts fell for the fifth consecutive month in October, landing at 1.425 million annualized. That’s still well above the

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Fresh off the truck

By now you’ve probably heard the news: McDonald’s announced that it’s launching a new chain of upscale steakhouses that will

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Housing goes on a diet

Technically we are not in a recession because some of the numbers are still strong. Or technically we are in a recession

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Higher anxiety

This whole recession business may not be a lot of fun, but it isn’t complicated. COVID blew big holes in

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The good old day

So far this year has been nothing but wall-to-wall angst: runaway inflation, stock market staggering, recession around the corner, gridlocked supply

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Helter skelter

No, not that helter skelter. Charles Manson lifted the term from Paul McCartney, who used it as a metaphor for a

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Herd on the street

Well, that escalated quickly. Sixty days ago the debate was all about how long it would take the rockstar U.S.

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