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JANUARY 2015

DIGGING A BIG, DEEP HOLE


Just about everything about the current cheap oil "bonanza" is bad news. Sure, we like paying less for gasoline, home heating oil, and other petroleum products. Why not? Everybody loves a bargain and many of us feel we are owed one. We have worked hard to overcome the effects of the "great recession" which has hammered us for years. We have fought back and now are now generating more economic momentum month after month. Our recovery is well underway. Americans are feeling more optimistic, feeling better about finances, and are spending more freely than in the past several years. It's only natural that the combination of rising economic reports and free-falling oil prices has automobile manufacturers scrambling to keep up with demand and consumers spending more freely. What could be bad about that? MORE...




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