China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass. Continue reading ? The post If Trump ends America’s world leadership role, who will step up? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Lowering business costs in exchange for jobs — and quality of life.
A mere 36 hours have passed since millions of women worldwide rose up to defend human rights and economic and social justice in the face of the expected assault by the Trump-Pence Administration. The administration has chosen to ignore them, taking early actions to dismantle many of the gains made in the last decades. Show More Summary
County executive says wealthy Maryland suburb would suffer economically if it gets that far ahead of the rest of the state on wages.
The damage from a coronal mass ejection could be devastating to the US economy, costing us billions of dollars per day and impacting US economic production for five to 16 months depending on where the blow strikes and how strong the geomagnetic storm is. The post A massive solar storm could cost the US economy $40 billion per day appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The Donald's battle with economic reality has begun
Just noting these goals for future reference. Based on demographics, I think 2.5 million jobs per year is too high. On GDP, now that the prime working age group is increasing again (by about 0.5% per year), I'd expect some pickup in GDP growth. Show More Summary
Venezuela's opposition marched in the streets Monday demanding early elections to oust President Nicolas Maduro, whom it blames for the country's economic and political crisis. It was the first major street demonstration called by the opposition since Maduro launched a crackdown with the arrests of several of his opponents early this month. Show More Summary
Swiss police were equipped with a radio frequency jammer to counter drone-related safety, security and privacy threats during the World Economic Forum
This time on FS Insider, we spoke with Martin Armstrong of Armstrong Economics, a widely-followed market strategist, forecaster, historian, and creator of the popular Economic Confidence Model, which is also sometimes referred to as the Pi Cycle. Armstrong is noted for...
In an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper to appear on Tuesday, Gabriel said, "If Trump starts a trade war with Asia and South America, it will open opportunities for us."
Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke of openness and economic globalism at the World Economic Forum in Davos, while U.S. President Donald Trump violently rejected globalism in his inaugural address.
President Trump took his first steps toward implementing his economic agenda Monday, signing an executive action removing the U.S. from a planned free trade deal and meeting with some of the country’s top business leaders.
China's President has addressed the World Economic Forum, the first Chinese head of state to do so. We assess his message to Donald Trump. Plus the author of the “Second Machine Age” Erik Brynjolfsson on why governments are failing to address the downsides of automation.
China was able to achieve a 6.8% economic growth rate in the last quarter of 2016, which marks the end of its constant declining growth after more than 2 years. This boost was fueled by higher government spending and record bank lending. Show More Summary
The recent January 2017 House of Commons Breakfast event exploring how 5G will drive the UK economy was a timely occurrence having seen the FCCG report on UK Strategy and plan for 5G & Digitisation driving economic growth and productivity. 5G,...Show More Summary
Libreville (AFP) – Sporting agony in the shape of an early elimination from their own Africa Cup of Nations has only added to the other woes facing Gabon, a country already in the midst of a political and economic crisis. “The Africa Cup of Nations is not finished. Show More Summary
Angry protests erupted in several Ivory Coast cities on Monday, including in the economic capital Abidjan where retired soldiers barricaded a major highway as a teachers' strike kept schools closed. The veterans threw up roadblocks on...Show More Summary
Archaeologist have identified “transgender” coffins. In eras of economic hardship, coffins would be reused by basically taking the original mummy out, laying it aside, and putting someone else in. If the new occupant was a different sex from the original, artists would alter the coffin, taking off beards and adding or subtracting breasts so […]