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"U.S. economic growth likely accelerated from January through March from a near-stall at the end of 2012," Really? Then why did durable good orders drop 5.7% in March? This is from the article "Durable-Goods Orders Drop 5.7%" published by the WallStreetJournal.com on April 24, 2013: "U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell sharply in March as businesses cut investment, suggesting that economic growth has cooled since the start of the year. Excluding defense, durable-goods orders were down 4.7%." Why would businesses cut investment? Could it be because of tax increases, and since many non-corporate businesses are S-Corps, meaning that taxes are paid by the owners at the individual level, business owners now have less money left after taxes?
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