Authors - Edmund Burden

Edmund Burden

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Edmund Burden

I help business owners grow their businesses through effective use of financial technology tools. Personal finance is a passion of mine so I try to stay on top of all the trends and write about where I see the market going.

Is U.S. Housing Investment Under Threat of an Impending Slowdown? 3

It's no secret 2016 started off in precarious fashion as several U.S. stock indices tumbled on news of China’s slowing economy, weakening international crude oil prices, and quietly transmitted rumors of a looming recession. Upon these revelations and other market performance indicators, the FOMC announced last week “to maintain the...

Is the U.S. Economy Heading for Recession in 2016? 4

According to multiple news sources America is starting the New Year in precarious fashion as several credible economic analysts predict recession in 2016. Evidence of this anxiety is easily demonstrated by the recent and substantial drop in various stock market indices. As of today NASDAQ retracted to its approximate valuation...

Where is the U.S. Economy Heading in 2016 and is Your Job Safe? 4

U.S. economic prosperity in 2015 is perhaps best described as confusing given stock market volatility, the Fed’s struggle to normalize monetary policy, the lowest labor force participation rate in nearly four decades, and a national debt quickly approaching $19 trillion relative to an unusually robust domestic housing market, a greatly...

Economy Class Benefits from United’s Freebie Snacks 4

Apparently senior leadership at United Airlines recognizes this time of year to rejoice and express appreciation for those you care about by once again dishing out free snacks to economy fliers. Wow! After an approximate 7-year hiatus dating back to sometime in 2008, in which United management then decided to...

Presidential Election Cycle Impacts Business Prosperity 3

Back in early July 2015 Macy’s leadership denounced GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump for his remarks concerning illegal immigrants. Actions taken by the popular retailer were specific – sever its relationship with Trump immediately and completely. The response by many media outlets, political foes and others was as expected; applause...