Rachel Maddow reports on the history of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and points out a report by the Wall Street Journal that asked everyone...
Next year, will we be "zelle-ing" people to pay them back for dinner? The payment service that banks hope will quash Venmo will be called Zelle, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. A spokeswoman for the service confirmed theShow More Summary
How paper and envelope industry lobbies stopped plans to digitize mutual fund reports. Andrew Ackerman and Patrick O’Connor, The Wall Street Journal. Stephen Shore/303 Gallery, New York With gold ETFs showing signs of life, it’s time to hedge bets on gold. Steven Sears, Barrons.com. In the ruthless world of BlackRock (BLK) ETFs, even a 38% […]
(Steven Hayward) Geez—Hillary Clinton hasn’t even won the election yet, and the Clintons are already planning to cheat on their promise to “scale back” the Clinton Foundation. From the Wall Street Journal this morning: The Clinton Foundation...Show More Summary
Not a single one endorses Mr. Trump, says the Wall Street Journal.
General David Petraeus and Brookings Fellow Michael O’Hanlon recently took to the Wall Street Journal to assure the American people that, despite sequestration, there is no military readiness crisis. A few days later, Thomas Donnelly...Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal, Key House Republican to Unveil Sales Tax Plan for Purchases Across State Lines: A top House Republican will release a new proposal in coming days that attempts to resolve the long-running dispute among retailers, state governments and online retailers over how to tax purchases made across state...
The Wall Street Journal today dutifully reported the Commerce Department’s seasonally adjusted data on Durable Goods orders in July, proclaiming: U.S. Durable-Goods Orders Rebounded in July, Jumping 4.4% However, the actual, not seasonally adjusted data tells another story. Show More Summary
The ability to use jargon well is not a compliment. In a Wall Street Journal story published Thursday about the burgeoning market commentary career of Jose Canseco — yes, that Jose Canseco — one of Canseco's Twitter followers praised...Show More Summary
WHY OBAMA LET IRAN’S GREEN REVOLUTION FAIL: Eli Lake at Bloomberg News discusses a new book by The Wall Street Journal‘s Jay Solomon, The Iran Wars. Excerpt: …Obama wasn’t just reluctant to show solidarity in 2009, he feared the demonstrations would sabotage his secret outreach to Iran…Behind the scenes, Obama overruled advisers who wanted to […]
Authored by former Fed member Kevin Warsh, originally posted op-ed via The Wall Street Journal, The conduct of monetary policy in recent years has been deeply flawed. U.S. economic growth lags prior recoveries, falling short of forecasts and deteriorating in the most recent quarters. Show More Summary
Hamilton is unique in its use of complex rhyming lyrics. Joel Eastwood and Erik Hinton for the Wall Street Journal algorithmically break down the lyrics into sounds and then clusters… Tags: Hamilton, Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal reports that starting your day at 4 a.m. makes you super productive. In fact, the most successful people do it.
Wall Street Journal, Why 4 A.M. Is the Most Productive Hour: Most people who wake up at 4 a.m. do it because they have to—farmers, flight attendants, currency traders and postal workers. Others rise before dawn because they want to. Russ Perry, the 33-year-old Scottsdale, Ariz., resident and founder of...
Chelsea Clinton plans to stay on the board of the Clinton Foundation if Hillary Clinton is elected president in November, a spokeswoman for the younger Clinton told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. That follows an earlier report...Show More Summary
Ben Leubsdorf, Wall Street Journal: A majority of business economists in a new survey said Hillary Clinton is the best choice to oversee the U.S. economy as president. Donald Trump didn't even come in second. The National Association for Business Economics surveyed its members ahead of the Nov. Show More Summary
Earlier today, Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports announced a “multiyear advertising and editorial agreement,” as per the Wall Street Journal, an arrangement that can only be read as two listing giants seeking to prop each other up. Read more...
The NAR reported a decline of 3.2% in existing home sales in July. This was the seasonally adjusted fudgepack number. It prompted the Dow Jones flagship Wall Street Journal to trumpet: U.S. Existing Home Sales Fall for First Time Since...Show More Summary
Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group is planning an IPO of its life-insurance unit, probably in Hong Kong. Julie Steinberg, Alec MacFarlane and Kane Wu, The Wall Street Journal. Jae C. Hong/Associated Press Why distressed debt hedge funds missed the rebound. Amey Stone, Barrons.com. One of Brazil’s best hedge funds is betting on a fledging recovery for […]
Taking an important step to make its business model more sustainable, Pandora is about to launch its on-demand streaming service. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Internet radio company is in the process of finalizing agreements with major record companies, that will grant Pandora the right to play their [...]