Mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on Monday kept up his criticism of Mayor Rahm Emanuel as a friend to wealthy Chicagoans, telling a City Club audience the mayor's policies amount to trickle-down economics that exacerbate the city's financial problems by driving middle class families to...
As most of you probably know by now, British Airways Executive Club is devaluing their award chart for bookings made as of April 28, 2015. While the cost of their most economical redemptions stay the same (economy on shorthaul flights),...Show More Summary
Fed Speaker Leaves Many Doors Open In a speech Monday to the Economic Club of New York, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fisher tried to shift focus away from the first rate hike and toward the process of rate normalization. From Reuters: Much of his speech to the Economic Club of New York focused on [...]
Vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Stanley Fischer spoke on Monday at a meeting of the Economics Club of New York. (Fischer's full speech is here). Throughout the speech and the following Q&A, Fischer's underlying point was this: US...Show More Summary
Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer just spoke before the Economic Club of New york. Fischer said that it will likely be appropriate for the Fed to raise rates this year, but said rate increases won't followed a predictable or...Show More Summary
With the world now convinmced that Janet Yellen is as dovish as she has ever been on rate hikes, today comes the first post-FOMC speech. None other than Vice-chair Stanley Fischer is due to address The Economic Club of New York on the...Show More Summary
Brian France said Friday that his (and NASCAR's) biggest mistake has been the Car of Tomorrow. France was asked what his biggest mistake was at the Detroit Economic Club where he spoke to high school and college students. From the Detroit...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama slammed Republicans’ latest budget proposals on Wednesday, saying funding for research, education and infrastructure would be better for economic growth than tax cuts. In a speech at the City Club of Cleveland, Obama mocked Republicans for turning to tax cuts in a...
During a Q&A session following his speech on middle class economics to the City Club of Cleveland Wednesday afternoon, President Barack Obama revealed on thing he would do differently if he could start his presidency over knowing what he knows now. "I think I would have closed Guantánamo on the first day," he told the crowd.
President Barack Obama travels to Ohio on Wednesday, March 18 where he is scheduled to make remarks on middle class economics at the City Club of Cleveland. Live coverage of the event will begin at approximately 2:55 p.m. ET.
One of La Liga's proudest clubs, Valencia fell on hard economic times and seemed doomed. However, a shady billionaire and some good luck has them on the come up.
Two weeks ago, the famous economist Larry Summers sat in a chair on a stage at the National Press Club, talked with several other smart people for an hour and briefly upended a major debate in economics. The occasion was a forum, hosted by the Brookings Institution' Hamilton Project, on technological change and its effect on American workers. Summers, […]
A hero in the financial world for the reforms he has enacted to open up the Mexican economy, President Enrique Peña Nieto took time out from his appearances at the United Nations and the Economic Club of New York this past week to talk...Show More Summary
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was wrapping up 45 minutes of talking to the Club for Growth here about economic growth and fiscal reform Saturday morning when a humbling question came hard and fast. Frayda Levin, a board member of the Club for Growth who moderated a question-and-answer session with Walker, said that after the […]
Neil Lennon’s arrival at the Macron Stadium in October was meant to herald a new era for the beleaguered Lancashire club. After years of gradual decline compounded by relegation in 2012, the hiring of the Northern Irishman represented...Show More Summary
The PBS NewsHour (online) notes that Jeb Bush's comments at the Detroit Economic Club last week included a claim that Florida Hispanic students were “two grade levels ahead of the average” that was "a stretch: "In 2009 and 2013, Hispanic fourth-graders in Florida did have the higher average reading scores than Hispanics in any other state. Show More Summary
During a speech at the Detroit Economic Club last week, Jeb Bush veered from topics strictly fiscal. He touted his record improving Florida’s schools during his time in the governor’s office, including claiming that Hispanics in theShow More Summary
I’ve never met Jeb Bush. But this week our lives intersected in a funny way. On Wednesday, Bush addressed the Detroit Economic Club, in what many saw as a coming-out party for his nascent presidential campaign. In the wind-up to theShow More Summary
Jeb Bush gave a fascinating and important speech yesterday to the Detroit Economic Club, a traditional venue for presidential candidates. In it, he laid out an economic and social vision that echoed in many ways the “compassionate conservatism” message that his brother used with great success in his first run for the White House. Show More Summary
Wednesday at the Detroit Economic Club, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said to "create high, sustained economic growth," we need to "dramatically expand immigrants that are coming to work." Bush said, "It seems to me we ought to be...Show More Summary