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Santa Paula: Investment Report for Three Quarters

Santa Paula: Investment Report for Three Quarters

By Sheryl Hamlin Although Sandra Easley retired in December of 2018, she still retains her elected position of City Treasurer, a position she held while Finance Director of the city. At the May 15, 2019 Santa Paula City Council meeting, Treasurer Easley presented the Three Quarter Investment Report comparing Q1, Q2, and Q3 investment earnings […]

Why do the U.S. and EU REALLY want to eliminate high denomination currency?

Why do the U.S. and EU REALLY want to eliminate high denomination currency?

By George Miller The U.S. eliminated large bills years ago. The Franklin – $100 bill is now the largest. But, now they want to ban those and go down to $20 bills. The largest EU (European Union) bill is €500 (Euros) and they want to drop that down to €100. The only problem is that […]

DONALD LAMBRO: Fed keeps rates low in sign of faltering economy

DONALD LAMBRO: Fed keeps rates low in sign of faltering economy

  You could almost see the assembled press corps’ faces drop when the Fed’s Open Market Committee said it wanted to see “further improvement” in the U.S. labor market before raising interest rates. For months, these economic reporters have been telling us that the Obama economy was stronger than ever and that we were in […]