With Wall Street regaining its footing following the decline that started last Thursday, commentators in the mainstream media are still searching for the decline's cause.
When an obscure advisory committee announced last Wednesday that the U.S. Treasury would have to borrow billions to fund Trump’s tax reform program, the stock market pitched headlong into a selloff.
The opioid crisis and the welfare state are keeping workers from entering the job market, stifling the economic engine that is just now begining to fire on all cylinders.
The Conference Board’s January survey of consumer confidence came in at 125.4, beating December’s number and outperforming predictions of economic forecasters.
Legislation making its way through the Alabama legislature would exempt gold and silver from state taxes, thereby facilitating the use of precious metals in commerce while ending what supporters of the legislation say is unfair treatment of dealers and investors. The implications — even if unintended — could be huge, supporters say.
Tax reform and deregulation have unleashed an economic tsunami whose impact is impossible to estimate, such as that happening at ExxonMobil.
Occupational licensure requirements prevent many of the most needy from obtaining gainful employment.
Tax-Reform Ripple Effect: Hundreds of Companies Recalibrating, Raising Employee Benefits, Investing in New ProjectsWritten by Bob Adelmann
Under Trump's new tax plan, companies across the nation, such as Home Depot, Starbucks, and Walt Disney, are increasing pay for workers or otherwise investing in company upgrades to make them competitive, which should have positive effects for the economy as a whole.
A company move by Weatherby, a tiny but prestigious gun maker, sends a big message: People and businesses tend to move where they are treated best.