One measure of how the U.S. economy continues to exceed expectations is the Economic Surprise Index published by Citigroup, which is used to measure how the economy compares to those expectations. At the moment at least, it reflects the ebullience reported elsewhere.

 

 

 

The Dow hits another new high, raising expectations, and concerns, about its future.

Those in favor of continued government support for ethanol are angry with President Trump and his EPA director, Scott Pruitt.

"Carpe Diem" should be Carbondale's motto, as it has indeed "seized the day" in terms of making the most of profiting from the solar eclipse.

A true free market just might decide that Tesla doesn't deserve to stay in business. Government interference won't allow it.

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