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Dean Stuart Shapiro: Federal regulations don’t really affect economic growth

The American economy added over 330,000 jobs in September, but the role of government regulation in the economic equation is conspicuously absent from discussions. This article examines the impact of regulations on the macroeconomy and why they may be less significant than previously claimed, shedding light on a complex economic reality.

NJ job market numbers are out: See where we’re headed

New Jersey’s private sector lost 9,500 jobs in the past two months and the unemployment rate ticked up from 3.7% to 3.9% according to a preliminary jobs report released Thursday morning by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.  That comes...

Inflation in NJ Still High but Slowing – What it Means for You

The Federal Reserve is expected to increase interest rates again Wednesday, which means the cost of borrowing money for home mortgages and credit cards is about to go even higher, but there is good news on the inflation front. According to Rutgers University economist...

Halloween Treats Win over Inflation

Nationwide, the price of candy was upabout 13% in September compared with a year earlier, according to figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Datasembly, a research firm that tracks consumer prices, found one of the sharpest increases among...

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