Asher Schechter at ProMarket: Is There a Case to be Made for Political Antitrust?: After decades of approaching antitrust through purely economic analyses, are economists once again willing to take into account political considerations as well?Should political considerations play a...
Huge day for economic news, with growth reports from the United Kingdom, the United States, France and Spain Latest: French GDP up by 0.3% Coming up: UK expected to slow to 0.4-0.5% 6.53am BST Breaking: France’s economy grew slower than expected in the first three months of this year. Show More Summary
MANILA (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday warned that Southeast Asian countries needed to ensure their economic growth was inclusive, or risk marginalized populations turning to violent extremism or even overturning political systems.
Donald Trump ran for president as a nationalist, in all of its most toxic forms. Trump’s extreme economic nationalism, cultural nationalism, and flirtation with white nationalism, expressed a chauvinist worldview that careened into conspiracy and paranoia, but always maintained a steady us-versus-them equilibrium. Show More Summary
Evening Headlines Bloomberg: Japan Data Deluge Points to Economic Growth, Weak Inflation. (video) A flood of data the day after the Bank of Japan held its monetary policy unchanged indicates that the modest recovery in the world’s third-largest economy is continuing for a fifth quarter, yet inflation largely refuses to budge. Show More Summary
The last time American consumers were this confident about the national economy was August 2001. As a reminder, the market is not the economy... and a rising economic confidence on the heels of rising stock prices does not 'forecast'...Show More Summary
The Current tax code is a “Yhuge” obstacle to economic growth and prosperity. Trumps tax plan would “tear down this wall”... This post Tear Down This Wall appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
This week's topics include: The truth about tax cuts: Do they spur economic growth? Nasdaq crossed 6,000 this week. A look at what the markets say about the first 100 days of the Trump administration. Nathan Myhrvold, prominent technologist...Show More Summary
On Wednesday morning, Politico reported that Steve Bannon, the self-styled “economic nationalist” who is Donald Trump’s senior political strategist, and Peter Navarro, the free-trade skeptic who heads up the newly formed National Trade...Show More Summary
Like smokers trying to quit a pack-a-day habit, some journalists are finally trying to drop the long-running practice of portraying President Donald Trump as a “populist.” Sparked specifically by Trump’s blatant economic flip-flopsShow More Summary
Today opened with several negative economic reports, including a MoM decline in wholesale inventories and durable goods order ex-transportation. Not to mention a decline MoM in pending home sales. The post It’s PBR Time! Atlanta Fed GDP Q1 Forecast Falls to 0.2% (Declining Durable Manufacturing, etc.) was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
President Donald Trump’s proposal to drop the corporate tax rate to 15 percent from 35, which Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn announced at a press conference Wednesday, may sound like a tremendous leap, but in reality, many firms — including...
What to watch for in Friday's report on economic growth
It all started in December 1974, on Dick Cheney’s cocktail napkin. Four Republicans had gathered that night at a restaurant in Washington, D.C. and the conversation turned to economics and taxes. The group—Cheney, then the deputy White House chief of staff and the future vice president; Donald...
In last fall’s election, enough rural voters switched party allegiance to account for Trump’s victory in several key Midwest and Rust Belt states. Frustration over the economic plight facing their communities drove many of these voters. Modern day Great Plains was built by settlers seeking economic and political independence. Show More Summary
For reasons both economic and cultural, Hispanic men are loath to interact with the health system. Women across all races are more likely to seek care than men. But the gender gap in the Hispanic community is especially troubling to health care providers. Show More Summary
The MIT economist Peter Temin argues that economic inequality results in two distinct classes. And only one of them has any power.
I think that’s why white privilege is such a tough nut to crack among white folks. We’re the heroes of the stories we tell about ourselves, and admitting to hitting the racial and economic lottery drains the narrative of a certain amount...Show More Summary
Even with gas at or near $2 a gallon, there are many reasons to own a small, economical car. Continue reading Autoblog sell-it-yourself highlight: 2007 Honda Fit Sport Autoblog sell-it-yourself highlight: 2007 Honda Fit Sport originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
According to former Reagan adviser Martin Feldstein, “Higher projected budget deficits could raise long-term interest rates, potentially triggering… a serious economic downturn.” Has that ever happened? From 1977 to 1981 10-year bond...Show More Summary