Tag Archives: Freeze

Chaos, Pandemonium, A Record Freeze, And A Blowout Black Friday Spending Record

A record freeze didn’t stop the American Consumer from unleashing the chaos yet again. Here’s a round-up and a recap from a record setting Black Friday… from Zero Hedge Just as Chinese shoppers put up record numbers earlier this month during Alibaba’s ‘Singles Day’ sale extravaganza (beating the previous year’s record in dollar terms despite a 10% slump in the yuan), US consumers ...

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Pay Freeze: President Trump Orders Freeze For All Non-Military Federal Employees In 2019

Trump is using “emergency” policies, put in place in case of “serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare”. Here are the details… from Zero Hedge Government Worker wages rose just over 2% in the last year (while private sector workers saw wages rise over 5%), but President Trump has “determined that for 2019, both across-the-board pay increases and locality pay increases ...

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