If you have a federally guaranteed student loan, there should be no need to default no matter your income
From Fed Chair Janet Yellen: The Economic Outlook and the Conduct of Monetary PolicyIn my remarks today, I will review the considerable progress the economy has made toward the attainment of the two objectives that the Congress has assigned to the Federal Reserve--maximum employment and price stability. Show More Summary
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) alum and SkyBridge Capital hedge fund founder Anthony Scaramucci will soon be an advisor to President-elect Donald Trump. The post Say Bye Bye To Fiduciary Rule – Trump’s New Assistant Scaremuch Would Lose Big Under It was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Facebook CEO trying to force sales by current and former owners of small inherited tracts inside his 700 acres of beachfront property
General Motors confirmed just this morning that it will invest an additional $1 billion in its U.S. factories this year. The post General Motors Promises $1 Billion Investment… But Not Because of Trump was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Treasury Secretary nominee didn't tell Senate about $100M in assets; China's growth slumps; and Western Union to refund nearly $600M to fraud victims. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.
Trump pledges to label China a currency manipulator “on day one” and demand concessions they’ll never make. Brian Maher has more... The post Could Trump Make China “Go Nuclear?” was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
From housing economist Tom Lawler: The Household Conundrum, Part I: The CPS/ASEC DataA major challenge facing housing analysts is the lack of any timely and accurate time series of the characteristics of the housing market, including both the number of and the characteristics of occupied or vacant housing units. Show More Summary
It is really amazing how major news outlets can't seem to find reporters who understand the most basic things about the economy. I guess this is evidence of the skills shortage. Bloomberg takes the hit today in a piece discussing areas where the economy is likely to make progress in a Trump administration and areas where it is not. Show More Summary
Education Dept. says the schools could lose federal funds if they don’t take measures to help boost their graduates’ pay
It’s part of a settlement the billionaire GOP backer is making with the federal government over corrupt practices in Asia
Dow 20K is slipping away, and the stock market appears on the verge of a breakdown as some harsh realities set in
World's second-largest economy grew at slowest pace since 1990 as Beijing steers path toward greater consumption
One of my biggest gripes with Brexit is that it is stealing cognitive bandwidth; it’s distracting us from proper economic policies. This is an especial problem for Labour as the party is showing few signs of having much cognitive bandwidth...
It cannot be merely coincidental that the incomes and wealth of the top 5% have pulled away from the stagnating 95% in the 25 years dominated by neocon-neoliberalism.One unexamined narrative I keep hearing is: "OK, so neocon-neoliberalism...Show More Summary
There is little agreement on how government should respond to the challenge posed by "losers" from globalization.
If he tears up NAFTA or imposes harsh tariffs, it could scramble years of strategic planning among carmakers
It's simple: Having a real plan (preferably in writing) increases your odds of a financially secure retirement
Whistleblowers have all the ideal characteristics to create "a board culture that drives effectiveness and company performance." Why not make them directors?