The executive hopes to "contribute to a constructive and open dialogue about key policy issues."
President-elect Donald Trump appointed three of his top economic cabinet members this week, selecting individuals who hold traditional Republican economic values which don't exactly embody the disruptive nature the real-estate mogulShow More Summary
Rozay is all about economic empowerment in his new video. Continue reading…
Iran is not happy with the U.S. Congress for voting to extend economic sanctions against their country for another 10 years. So much so, that...
President-elect Donald Trump on Friday established the “President’s Strategic and Policy Forum,” a group of mostly current and former business executives who he said will offer input “on how government policy impacts economic growth, job creation, and productivity.”
Venezuela's economic and political crises have shown no signs of abating, and in response, more and more Venezuelans have decided their future is brighter outside of the country. The embattled government of President Nicolas Maduro appears...Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump has created a new advisory group of business leaders to "frequently" advise him on economic matters. The list includes big names like Jack Welch, the former Chairman and CEO of General Electric, Jamie Dimon,...Show More Summary
Even the consservative Wall Street Journal sees this for what it is. A giant flaw in President Obama’s economic policy has been the politicized allocation of capital, from green energy to housing. Donald Trump suffers from a similar industrial-policy temptation, as we’ve seen this week with his arm-twisting of Carrier to change its decision to [...]
I’ve been analyzing economies and markets since the 1970s, and this is easily the least predictable. So, call it what you will -- chicken or rigged -- there are two equally probable outcomes for what President-elect Donald Trump's economy might look like in...
1. Five books to change conservatives’ minds. 2. “McDavid is studying economics at Witten/Herdecke University in western Germany’s Ruhr region.” By the way, he is upset about his implicit marginal tax rate. A good piece. 3. Mark Thoma comes around on fiscal policy. Show More Summary
President-elect Donald J. Trump’s advisers are focused on erasing the trade deficit as a way to spur growth. But it may not be worth the hand-wringing.
Private equity giant Blackstone said on Friday that its CEO Steve Schwarzman would head a group of business leaders to advise President-elect Donald Trump "frequently" on economic matters. "President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced...Show More Summary
``As President-elect Donald Trump's economic team takes shape, led by Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin, investors are misguided in betting that promised tax cuts, infrastructure spending and deregulation will spur faster growth, according to an e-mail Thursday from Gross, the billionaire bond fund manager. Show More Summary
A new marine protected area in the Canadian Arctic protects species and habitats, prevents oil and gas development and safeguards economic activities for Inuvialuit. A block of the Beaufort Sea off the Parry Peninsula in the Amundsen...Show More Summary
CNN reports: “Senators overwhelmingly approved Thursday a 10-year extension of tough economic sanctions against Iran they believe is needed to ensure Iran doesn’t violate the terms of the recent international accord to curb that country’s nuclear program. The measure passed 99 to 0 just weeks after the House passed it 419-1.” There are few issues that draw […]
As Donald Trump and Mike Pence took their much-publicized victory lap at an Indiana manufacturing plant yesterday, Bernie Sanders -- a...
Wall Street Journal: A giant flaw in President Obama's economic policy has been the politicized allocation of capital, from green energy to housing. Donald Trump suffers from a similar industrial-policy temptation, as we've seen this week with his arm-twisting of Carrier to change its decision to move a plant to Mexico from Indiana.... Show More Summary
Good Old Wind, Kingsley Flood (from the self-released Another Other) There’s been a recent trend of artists producing EPs rather than full-length LPs. The economics make sense, certainly for independent artists, in the context of the continuously evolving music industry. I also appreciate the possibility of getting more frequent, albeit shorter, releases from my favorite […]
The political future may be more uncertain than ever, but the economic and financial outlook is looking mercifully boring again.
Jay Hamilton, a Stanford professor who studies media business models, sees similarities between some of today's outlets and the partisan press of the 1850s.