Senators Lee and Rubio outline their new tax-reform proposal in the Wall Street Journal today (sub. req’d.). Over at Bloomberg, I argue that the proposal would produce the most pro-growth tax code we have had since the 1920s.
At a luncheon hosted by the Wall Street Journal, Blackstone CEO Steven Schwarzman said that his firm is working under the assumption that Europe will never grow. “Our baked-in assumption is that Europe never grows," Bloomberg quotedShow More Summary
During a wide-ranging interview with The Wall Street Journal, Hearst Corporation CEO Steve Swartz dropped this interesting tidbit — the publishing giant is on the hunt for business media companies. Swartz was asked to comment on Hearst’s...Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Jason Douglas sees the Bank of England being pressed for greater accountability by lawmakers, but they don't question its usefulness.
A hot and heavy headline at the Wall Street Journal, "Fraud Comes to Apple Pay," gives the impression of some kind of security weakness in Apple's new payment system, but it's not justified. What has happened is that Apple Pay itself...Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund’s resident representative for Vietnam, Sanjay Kalra, recently spoke to The Wall Street Journal about the economic situation in Vietnam and what needs to be done for the country to achieve sustainable growth in the years ahead.
Rurik Bradbury, writing for Trustev: A hot and heavy headline at the Wall Street Journal, “Fraud Comes o Apple Pay,” gives the impression of some kind of security weakness in Apple’s new payment system, but it’s not justified. What has...Show More Summary
Funny is money: NBC plans to launch a Web-based subscription comedy service this year, the network confirms. But much else about the initiative, disclosed by the Wall Street Journal, remains unclear — in part because it’s still in the...Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal is once again promoting a right-wing challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by repeating misinformation about the case, calling on the Supreme Court to strike down some health care subsidies while falsely claiming the law's "plain text" renders them illegal. On March 4, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Show More Summary
A report of mine was quoted recently in the Wall Street Journal, and it drew a response from a concerned reader. The “Notable & Quotable” of Feb. 23, which is from the Tax Foundation’s report “Sources of Personal Income,” correctly points...Show More Summary
Standalone streaming apps continue to surface, and it looks like NBC has one in the works just for comedy-loving cord cutters. According to a Wall Street Journal report, the network is building a subscription service in hopes of reaching younger view...
Well, this is interesting: NBC Universal is working on a comedy video subscription service, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The service, which could launch later this year,…
Pro-life doctor Ben Carson on Monday launched an exploratory committee for a possible run for the Republican nomination for president. Terry Giles, Carson’s campaign executive, told the Wall Street Journal that Carson opened the committee, which will allow him to raise money that could eventually be transferred to an official presidential campaign. That would lead […]
Alan Reynolds This graph illustrates a few points made in my recent Wall Street Journal article. First of all, the Piketty & Saez mean average of bottom 90% incomes per tax unit is not a credible proxy for median household income, particularly...Show More Summary
Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit is once again in focus, as Iran's Revolutionary Guard teams with Iraqi forces to retake it from ISIS, the Wall Street Journal reports. The head of the Revolutionary Guard's overseas arm is reportedly directing activity near the town as artillery, rockets, and drones support forces...
Breaking: Netanyahu: Emerging deal with Iran would assure Tehran eventually acquires nuclear weapon http://t.co/WWkcfDWWxR — Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) March 3, 2015
-The Wall Street Journal explores how fidgeting with a small toy or gadget at your desk can spark creativity (video above). -CBS Interactive launched in-house advertising unit Studio 61. -According to Careerbuilder, marketing executive...Show More Summary
Last week, Wall Street Journal inverted the vertical axis in one of their charts. The last time someone did this, a huge uproar ensued. (The Florida gun deaths chart discussed here.) This time, the act appeared to have caused barely...
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath considers the growing clamor for reform of the Fed, and suggests a way forward.
Ben Carson, a retired surgeon popular with Tea Party conservatives, has formally created an exploratory committee to run for president, according to his campaign chief executive, Terry Giles, the Wall Street Journal reported. With the exploratory committee, Carson can raise money that he can...