By David Moenning: As a card-carrying member of the glass-is-at-least-half-full stock market club, I will have to admit that my bias is to lean bullish when evaluating the market/economic landscape. I learned in the mid-1990s that it was a dumb idea to stay negative on the U.S. Show More Summary
July 1942. "East Montpelier, Vermont. Marilyn Ormsbee, in striped dress (last seen here), is president of her 4-H Club, the Montpelier Center Girls, where she learns how to sew and cook economically and well." Medium format negative by Fritz Henle for the Office of War Information. View full size.
By David Merkel: This is a very good book; I learned a lot as I read it, and you will too. In this book, Kate Kelly takes on the economic sector of commodities. This involves production, distribution, trading, hedging, and ultimate use. Show More Summary
ByStephen Percoco: In a speech before the Economic Club of New York on Friday, June 20, SEC Chair Mary Jo White said that the Commission is looking into ways to apply more technology to the fixed income market to enhance benefits (presumably for investors). Show More Summary
Randall Stephenson, chairman and CEO of AT&T, appeared the Economic Club of Washington, DC, today to talk about the keyRead the Rest...
[guest post by Dana] In San Francisco yesterday, Rick Perry spoke to the Commonwealth Club of California. He discussed states rights, economic and social policies, as well as climate change and fraking. Perry argued the federal government should give up much of its policy-making power, letting states chart their own courses on issues ranging from […]
Four years ago, amid an economic battering that sapped traditional sources of revenue, the D.C. Council briefly floated expanding the sales tax to a list of previously untaxed services. Among them were gyms and health clubs — including yoga studios — giving the proposal a catchy shorthand: the “yoga tax.” People hated the yoga tax — at least, […]
Yes, we're being sarcastic: The head of the Chicago Teachers Union is touting a tax on stock trades and other transactions to help close a pension gap without cutting benefits for retired teachers. She told the City Club of Chicago a...Show More Summary
The proud recipient of today's $250,000 invoice for propaganda rendered by Ben Bernanke will be the Economic Club of Canada... BERNANKE: FED ACTIONS DIDN'T FAVOR WALL STREET OVER MAIN STREET Bernanke Says US Economy Is Heading Towards...Show More Summary
Monetary Policy and the Economic Recovery Chair Janet L. Yellen At the Economic Club of New York, New York, New York April 16, 2014 Nearly five years into the expansion that began after the financial crisis and the Great Recession, the recovery has come a long way. More than 8 million jobs...Read More
In her speech at the New York Economic Club on Wednesday, Janet Yellen said it is “quite plausible” the economy will reach full employment in a couple years with just the right amount of inflation, which to her mind means two percent a year. Show More Summary
Appearing at a luncheon of the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday, Janet Yellen, the new head of the Federal Reserve, gave her first big speech on monetary policy, and, in some ways, a fine address it was. Yellen reiterated thatShow More Summary
Today, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered a speech on the economy and monetary policy at the Economic Club of New York, offering attendees a chance to quiz the first female Fed chair on the state of the economy and what the central bank will do next. Show More Summary
While overall the beige book was an absolute snoozer, almost as boring as Yellen's earlier appearance at the economic club of New York, and its core message were quite bullish, namely that: EIGHT OF 12 FED DISTRICTS SAY GROWTH `MODEST OR MODERATE' FED SAYS ECONOMIC GROWTH `INCREASED IN MOST REGIONS' OF U.S. Show More Summary
``In a speech at the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday, Ms. Yellen said a too-low inflation rate is a bigger worry than the Fed's easy-money policies sparking a surge in consumer prices. She also reiterated her arguments from aShow More Summary
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is speaking to the Economic Club of New York. Overall, her tone remains dovish, implying that monetary policy will continue to stay easy for some time. But Capital Economics' Paul Ashworth flagged one...Show More Summary
Janet Yellen is giving her first speech on monetary policy today since assuming office as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve in an event at the Economic Club of New York. We will have the full text of her comments here at 12:15 PM ET. Join the conversation about this story »
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, April 16 Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup. When Janet Yellen takes the podium at the Economic Club of New York Wednesday, a...Show More Summary
Costco has a sound strategy and attracts a higher-income clientele than Wal-Mart and Target, which are more sensitive to economic factors.
I've just left the National Press Club in Canberra, where Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Fullilove delivered an address which argued that the shift in economic and strategic weight to the Asia Pacific demands a recalibration of Australia's place in the world. Show More Summary