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What economic problem would a millionaire surtax solve?
Industrial policy is no way to grow an economy.
Although the U.S may need to upgrade its education infrastructure, the new White House plan may not create many jobs anytime soon.
The new White House economic proposal might create more votes than jobs.
(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) By James Pethokoukis WASHINGTON (Reuters Breakingviews) – U.S. President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan should please everyone from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to the International Monetary Fund’s boss Christine Lagarde. Show More Summary
Unemployment is far worse than Team Obama anticipated, even without stimulus spending.
A blueprint that leaves wonks -- and maybe voters, too -- wanting more.
(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By James Pethokoukis WASHINGTON (Reuters Breakingviews) – The guy sitting in the Oval Office wins re-election some 70 percent of the time. But a weak economy can even the odds. U.S. President Barack Obama is preparing a big speech on job creation [...]
Climate change may become a big issue in the Republican presidential primary.
The Republican presidential candidate talks about taxes, debt and China.
Underdog Republican presidential candidate offers a sweeping plan to reform the U.S. tax system.
(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By James Pethokoukis WASHINGTON (Reuters Breakingviews) – With U.S. unemployment hovering above 9 percent, Alan Krueger — a Princeton University labor market expert — is suited to be the next White House chief economist. But his job creation ideas may not get [...]
He'll have a tough time getting a hearing on his ideas.
The U.S. economy is growing very slowly, just 0.4 percent in the first quarter, 1.3 percent in the second. And it might not do a whole better the rest of the year. That's a problem.
The GOP presidential candidate wants to use markets and incentives to reduce carbon emissions.
Slower economic growth will boost unemployment and debt.
Just how much would a continued weak economy hurt President Barack Obama's 2012 reelection chances?
(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By James Pethokoukis WASHINGTON (Reuters Breakingviews) – Credit rating firms have managed the neat trick of alienating both parties in the U.S. Congress. And government investigations of Standard & Poor’s may re-energize legislative efforts at further reform. On partisan lines, these range [...]
The White House confronts an historic political and economic challenge.
Comparing Obama's jobs record versus Rick Perry's