The following is an excerpt from Bloomberg News | July 6, 2014 | Bloomberg.com |
China’s central bank is seeking to support economic growth with unconventional tools that Credit Suisse Group AG and Everbright Securities Co. say look more like fiscal policy.
The People’s Bank of China this year started a 100 ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Mark Thoma | January 28, 2014 | Thefiscaltimes.com |
President Obama will make reducing inequality a major part of his State of the Union Address according to several reports. But to avoid being accused of waging class warfare, he will talk about creating “ladders of ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Christopher Matthews | December 12, 2013 | Time.com |
Faster economic growth is just around the corner. At least that’s what economists from such august institutions Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley would have you believe. According to Bloomberg News these economists ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Slate.com | December 4, 2013 |
Coffee’s not just that beverage that gets you going each morning—it’s a surprisingly dynamic segment of the global economy. Three T. Rowe Price analysts discuss the trends that are currently defining a multi-faceted industry.
Coffee consumption in the U.S. has ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Alan J. Auerbach | May 30, 2013 | Nytimes.com |
More than a century old, our corporate tax is showing its age. To modernize it, the basic challenge is to implement a corporate tax that is fair and provides sufficient revenue while making the United ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Adam Haigh | April 5, 2013 | Bloomberg.com |
Asian stocks rose, with Japanese shares surging to the highest closing level in 4 1/2 years, after the Bank of Japan’s new governor announced unprecedented monetary easing to end two decades of economic stagnation.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from FRED BARNES | April 1, 2013 | weeklystandard.com |
President Obama highlighted the need for strong economic growth in his State of the Union address in February, citing it 11 times. He mentioned it 5 times in a speech in Illinois in mid-March. Last week, ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Johanna Bennett | March 25, 2013 | Barrons.com |
A little recommended mid-day reading from a variety of publications:
FT.com: A long running spat between Turkey’s Sabanci and retail partner Carrefore (CRRFY) has taken another bad turn. In Libya, the government is giving cash-strapped Egypt $2 ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from JEFFREY H. ANDERSON | December 20, 2012 | TheWeeklyStandard.com |
Forbes’s recently released list of “The Best States for Businesses and Careers” provides further evidence of the Democratic party’s striking erosion as a party of economic growth and prosperity. Based on their votes in the ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Jonnelle Marte | April 23, 2012 | Smartmoney.com |
Stocks fell Monday as concerns over political upheaval in Europe unsettled investors. And this volatility may continue even after ballots are cast in upcoming elections, advisers say.
The sudden resignation of the Dutch prime minister Monday, coupled ... Read More