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10-Year Treasury Note nears 2 Percent while Inflation Concerns Stay Elevated | Schaftlein Report

Guest: Dr. Michael Busler – Economist and Professor of Finance Stockton University

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10-Year Treasury Note nears 2 Percent while Inflation Concerns Stay Elevated | Schaftlein Report
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Guest: Dr. Michael Busler – Economist and Professor of Finance Stockton University
Topics:
1) Most Small Businesses are increasing costs to try and offset Inflation
2) Weekly Jobless claims for the Period ending 1-29-22 total 238K, slightly below the estimate of 245K and below the previous week total of 261K
*Continuing Claims of 1.6M are at the lowest level since 1973
3) Productivity was up 6.6% in Q-4 2021 while labor costs were up just 0.3% as defined by hourly compensation – productivity
4) Economy grew by 1.7% in Q-4 2021 and for the whole year came in at 5.7% growth absorbing $6T in Government relief
5) Total Debt in the country reaches $15.5T, however it appears manageable for now?
a. Mortgage Debt – $11T
b. Auto’s $1.5T
c. Student Loan $1.5T
d. Credit Cards $856B
e. Mortgage rates went up 50 basis points in 2021 and already 40 basis points in 2022
*However, 2/3 of loans went to people with a 760 or higher credit score while only 2% went to subprime borrowers
6) Trade deficit up 27% in 2021 to $859B representing 3.7% of GDP – We imported $1.8T of goods
7) With headline CPI up 7% in December and housing prices soaring, the middle class is at risk of being left out of the housingmarket
8) If Russia invades Ukraine, will oil go north of $100?
*Biden say no Nordstream pipeline – Implications?

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Mariupol Battle at Steel Plant Ends as Russians Take Control of City | Schaftlein Report

Guest: Drew Allen – Conservative Political Analyst, Author, and Speaker ( DrewThomasAllen.com )

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Mariupol Battle at Steel Plant Ends as Russians Take Control of City | Schaftlein Report
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Guest: Drew Allen – Conservative Political Analyst, Author, and Speaker ( DrewThomasAllen.com )
Topics:
1) U.S. warns Russia is engaged in a war of attrition – Reports from captures Russians reveal that Russian commanders are killing their own wounded and leaving their dead on the battlefield
2) Sweden after 200 years of neutrality formally requests to join NATO
3) Senate advances $40B to Ukraine for weapons and humanitarian aid
4) 234K migrant encounters at the border in April with no improvement in sight
5) Elon Musk slams Biden as a Teleprompter President
6) Democrats invoke a strategy to demonize MAGA – Radical group Moveon.org pumps in $30M to oppose MAGA candidates
*Meanwhile BLM founder paid $4M to her secretary, brother and father of her child – No surprise here
7) Key election today in Pennsylvania Republican Primary – OZ leads by only 2 points in key race
8) Biden goes to Buffalo to pay respects
9) Biden HHS loses Transgender case as Christian Alliance wins case in Federal Appeals Court on Gender-transition discrimination case

https://rumble.com/embed/v12h113/?pub=4 Mariupol Battle at Steel Plant Ends as Russians Take Control of City | Schaftlein Report ———————— Guest: Drew Allen – Conservative Political Analyst, Author, and Speaker ( DrewThomasAllen.com ) Topics: 1) U.S. warns Russia is engaged in a war of attrition – Reports from captures Russians reveal that Russian commanders are killing their own wounded and leaving their dead on the battlefield 2) Sweden after 200 years of neutrality formally requests to join NATO 3) Senate advances $40B to Ukraine for weapons and humanitarian aid 4) 234K migrant encounters at the border in April with no improvement in sight 5) Elon Musk slams Biden as a Teleprompter President 6) Democrats invoke a strategy to demonize MAGA – Radical group Moveon.org pumps in $30M to oppose MAGA candidates *Meanwhile BLM founder paid $4M to her secretary, brother and father of her child – No surprise here 7) Key election today in Pennsylvania Republican Primary – OZ leads by only 2 points in key race 8) Biden goes to Buffalo to pay respects 9) Biden HHS loses Transgender case as Christian Alliance wins case in Federal Appeals Court on Gender-transition discrimination case

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