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By Lambert Strether of Corrente Trade “Amid resistance, Trump backs away from controversial trade plan” [WaPo]. “President Trump said Tuesday that his administration is delaying a long-awaited verdict on whether to restrict imports of foreign steel, again punting on a decision that has divided U.S. industries and his own administration, as well as strained ties […]
House takes first step to kill mandatory arbitration ban; Senate and Trump will follow. Why did the CFPB wait so long to act on this issue?
How the new European banking reforms have weakened stability and hurt some countries, particularly Italy, while helping German banks.
Why Germany and other European countries are not on board with the latest round of proposed sanctions against Russia.
What to make of the rumor that SoftBank is interested in investing in Uber.
Today's Water Cooler: Senate health care battle, Lancaster and Mahoning counties, Dem "Better Deal," manufacturing, housing, trade, the 420
Further discussion of why CalPERS' latest Big Idea for private equity needs a Big Rethink.
Why Jared Kunsher's statements in Senate testimony demonstrate that he is unfit to play an official role.
Italy had the largest communist party in Western Europe. Why did ordinary people vote communist? What did they believe in?
If Dimon really wants to know why growth is so slow his research should begin by looking in the mirror.
Today's Water Cooler: NAFTA, UK/US bilateral, Schumer's "Better" proposal, Guccifer 2.0 DNC mail leak not hack, services, housing, Facebook
TiSA's effect on professional service and contract labor.
CalPERS' staff is trying to railroad the board with a not-very-well-thought out idea of an "independent" private equity venture.
Discusses broader economic effects of gross income inequality-- driven by obscene CEO pay rises.
The best shot at large-scale climate action under the Trump administration might lie with a lawsuit set to go to trial early next year.
How TiSA could prevent the delivery of possible universal concrete material benefits, like Medicare for All