The Daily Dish

October 30th Edition

A new poll out ahead of November 4 shows young adults do not like the president’s position on numerous issues. The president’s job approval on the economy, health care, and the federal budget deficit is all below 40 percent. Additionally, nearly six out of ten disapprove of the ACA. The Harvard led poll defines “young adults” as individuals between the ages of 18 to 29. 

Commerce Secretary Pritzker disagrees with the former Secretary of State on who creates jobs. Clinton, speaking recently, told an audience: “Don’t let anybody tell you that, you know, it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs.” When asked about the comments, Pritzker replied “Yes, the private sector creates jobs…Our job is to set the conditions so the private sector can create jobs.”

Yesterday the Federal Reserve officially ended it’s bond buying in the Quantitative Easing (QE) program. The Hill reports, “After six years and three rounds, the central bank will eliminate its monthly bond buying program at the end of this month, as expected, and still plans to hold interest rates near zero.”

Eakinomics: The Fed Ends QE

There once was a Fed that did QE II

But got no growth for me and you

It then doubled its bet

Until it tapered out, yet

They still don’t know what to do

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