Narayana Kocherlakota is a funny guy. Before abdicating his post at the Minneapolis Fed to former Goldmanite/TARP architect Neel Kashkari, Kocherlakota was the voice of Keynesian “reason” for the FOMC. Although his pronouncements never...Show More Summary
President Obama unveiled a budget proposal Tuesday that earmarks $19 billion for a wide range of cybersecurity projects, including $3.1 billion to replace out-of-date federal computer systems that are vulnerable to attack. The investment, a more than 35% increase over last year, underscores a long-delayed...
A company in the Skolkovo Innovation Center made an artificial thyroid gland using a 3D printer, which was then successfully implanted into a live mouse, Skolkovo’s Vice President Kirill Kaem said.
Marina Wheeler Last week Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, tabled a set of proposals which the government hopes will form the basis of the UK’s renegotiated relationship with the EU, in advance of an in-out referendum. Politically, the proposals may be just the job: a new commitment to enhance competitiveness, proposals to limit […]
"When it comes to online commerce, the point at which money changes hands has often been the moment a sale falls apart," says Kurt Bilafer, Global Vice President Sales and Success at WePay. In his own words, Bilafer gives us some insight...Show More Summary
ABS, a provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, announced the election of ABS Europe and Africa Division President Dr.
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President Barack Obama is sending Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives. They include launching a new war on cancer, combating global warming and fighting growing threats from ISIS terrorists. The new spending plan, for the budget...
It’s like a Stephen King book, y’all. There’s some people – and I am told that they can read and write – who want Greg Abbott to be Donald Trump’s vice president. “Trump — Abbott, that’s a ticket to make America great again and put the...Show More Summary
“This country will be in a serious, serious situation.”
New Hampshire voters gather to vote for president NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Starting at the stroke of midnight, when a handful of small towns opened their polls, tens of thousands of New Hampshire voters cast ballots Tuesday, choosing their...Show More Summary
More President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget on Tuesday, a document that details his policy priorities for not just the coming year, but the nation’s future. It’s a moonshot document to go along with the president’s reach-for-the-stars final year in office. Want proof? Just look at the $4.1 trillion in proposed spending he’s…
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To cap off a three-day weekend—for some people (grumble grumble)—Ramen Burger creator and ramen enthusiast Keizo Shimamoto has planned an ambitious rendition of his Smorgasburg-born Ramen Shack, which'll be popping up at West Village's Lumpia Shack. Show More Summary
Hey, isn’t that … Italian President Sergio Mattarella lunching at Georgetown celebrity magnet Cafe Milano on Monday? The visiting head of state had no doubt worked up an appetite, having met with President Obama and Vice President Biden at the White House earlier to talk about weighty topics like combating the Islamic State and the global refugee […]
I appreciate most of President Obama's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on February 3, and at the Maryland mosque the day before. I agree with the president's call to respect the right of every American to practice...Show More Summary
That is certainly what it seems to be, given his final budget submission to Congress. Ever a troll to the very end, President Barack Obama has turned in a budget that has as much chance of passing as every other budget he’s submitted to Congress, even when the Democrats were in charge. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a budget that proposed $2.9 trillion in deficit reduction over 10 years, largely by curbing tax breaks for the wealthy and proposing new savings in the Medicare...Show More Summary
Column by Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek President Obama, Gov. Bruce Rauner, House Speaker Michael Madigan. Three peas in a pod. Don't snort. They have more in common than you might realize. Obama returns home to Springfield Wednesday, nine years to the day he launched his White House bid from the steps of the Old State Capitol. Show More Summary
In the business world, most companies are structured like a pyramid. A CEO is on top, followed by a slightly larger group of vice presidents, then a larger group of managers and so on, all the way to the workers who make, distribute and sell the product. You know this, of course. Show More Summary