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Monthly Archives: August 2011

    Strong Job Growth In July Trumped By Credit Downgrade

    By Tom Toole | August 12, 2011

    Here is a great blog post from my Coach, Carl Rizzuto:  More Americans are getting back to work.  The latest Non-Farm Payrolls survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that 117,000 net new jobswere created in July, thumping analyst estimates and surprising Wall Street investors. In addition, May and June’s originally-reported figures were both revised higher:... Read More

    Economy, not debt rating and market turmoil, is chief driver in current housing market

    By Tom Toole | August 10, 2011

    Everyone is very concerned about the debt rating downgrade right now.  However, the economy is the main driver for current housing market conditions. Greg McBridge, senior financial analyst at, says that “as long as the economy continues to limp along, interest rates will not increase.”  This is great news for those people who are ready... Read More

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