SOFIA, Bulgaria – Ever heard of the “sick man of Europe”? This is the new face of the current European Union (EU), who is constantly besieged by economic doldrums and ineptness, yet Romania and Bulgaria continue to fight for acceptance within the regional body. In an analysis by Reuter’s Ethan Bilby, it is a constant [...]
The Economic Outlook and the Role of Monetary Policy William C. Dudley March 25, 2013 It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to speak to the Economic Club of New York again.1 Today, I will focus on the economic outlook and the role of monetary policy. I will argue that the fundamentals underpinning the U.S. economy are...Read More
In Slate’s Community TV Club, Aisha Harris will IM about each post-Dan Harmon episode with another Community fan. This week, she discusses “Economics of Marine Biology” with Slate copy editor Miriam Krule.
America’s political elites are always in search of something new to obsess over. Sometimes it’s immigration. Ten years ago, it was weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Lately, it’s been economic growth. Maybe that’s not surprising at a time when the economy is limping along after a series of nasty shocks. Show More Summary
1. OBAMA JOKES TO PRESS AT GRIDIRON DINNERAt the annual Gridiron Club Dinner on Saturday night, President Obama made light of the recent spat between White House economic adviser Gene Sperling and journalist Bob Woodward, the government sequester, Marco Rubio's televised water break and the 2016 election, among other topics. Show More Summary
Ernestine Sanders and Clark Durant attribute their school's success to its Christ-centered focus. When Adam Maida, the former Archbishop of Detroit, spoke in 1990 to the Detroit Economic Club, he had no idea that he would spawn an entire school system in a city where today only 30 percent of children graduate from high school. Show More Summary
Monday evening two energy business and environmental policy heavyweights duked it out at the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco’s presentation of Climate One, sparring over several economic and environmental issues involving the future of energy in California and beyond. Show More Summary
IN ARSENE WET RUST The only reason why we have a debate on football economics at least in the Premieship context is Arsene Wenger. The Bundesliga settled their finances a long time ago. And running a football club has...
The planet had a great year because American voters elected leaders and passed initiatives that will accelerate the move from dirty, economically questionable 19th century fossil fuels renewable energy sources that are rapidly leading us to a healthier, more prosperous future.
Here's a pretty good look at the dynamics and economics of the cookbook world for chefs and restaurants. About Phaidon (the publisher of books from Noma's René Redzepi, Ferran Adrià of El Bulli, Andoni Luis Aduriz of Mugaritz, and Fäviken's...
Andrea Agnelli, the Chief Executive Officer of the Turin giants, has gone on to comment on the impact left by the club and stated that they still have a lot to do. The Fiat owner was talking to the press on a variety of topics, which...Show More Summary
John Linehan, director of U.S. Equities for T. Rowe Price, recently presented his 2013 Investment & Economic Outlook to the Princeton Club of New York. Linehan is somewhat flummoxed by the strong performance of global markets given tepid U.S. Show More Summary
Several months ago in a speech to the Economic Club of Canada, Industry Minister Christian Paradis promised to unveil a Canadian digital economy strategy by the end of the year. Unless there is a late December surprise, however, 2012...Show More Summary
…because that, in and of itself, is quite interesting. They issued the limp attack piece below – helpfully edited by Your Humble Narrator – within minutes of Sandra making her Economic Club speech earlier today. They haven’t done that with any other Ontario Liberal leadership candidate. Not one of them. Why? Because she’s the only [...]
Just got back from her speech to a packed house at the Economic Club of Canada. It was really, really good. Tory friends came up to me and said they now plan to vote for her, no less. You can read it here. And you should.
For some reason, this week’s Mervyn King speech at the Economic Club of NY remains unpublished by the Bank of England. They apparently are not as transparent as the US Central Bank, who seems to publish every Fed Governor Speech the moment they begin to speak. While we appreciate Sir Mervyn King’s eloquence and arguments, [...]
The Economic Club of New York 427th Meeting 105th Year December 10, 2012 _________________________________________________________ The Honorable Mervyn A. King Governor of the Bank of England _________________________________________________________...Show More Summary
With $31.4 billion in retail sales last year, the US hunting industry now turns its eyes to Texas for the first economic indicator of the New Year. The Dallas Safari Club (DSC) annual convention and expo, the first major hunting show of 2013, is Jan. 3-6. The public-welcome DSC expo is slated for the Dallas [...]Show More Summary
Until Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke raised concern about it in a speech last week to the Economic Club of New York the fact that the Treasury will once again hit the debt ceiling in a few months has received scant attention from Congress the White House and the financial markets. Show More Summary
VLADIMIR PUTIN seemed a fit, relaxed and happy 60-year-old as he addressed this year's meeting of the Valdai club of mostly foreign economic experts over dinner at the Novo-Ogaryovo presidential villa outside Moscow on October 25th.Show More Summary