ECONOMY

Conference Board Predicts Robust Economy for Rest of Year

20 April 2018
Conference Board Predicts Robust Economy for Rest of Year

No slowdown in the economy is expected before November's elections, and none is likely afterward, either, says the Conference Board.

Federal Biofuel Mandates Are an Expensive Flop

20 April 2018
Federal Biofuel Mandates Are an Expensive Flop

Federal biofuel mandates have failed to accomplish their stated objectives while forcing consumers to pay higher prices for food and fuel, a new report concludes.

Boost to World Bank and China is “Departure” From Trump's Vision

19 April 2018
Boost to World Bank and China is “Departure” From Trump's Vision

Despite President Donald Trump's “America First” campaign promises to rein in globalism in favor of Americanism, analysts on both sides say new reforms being pushed at the World Bank represent...

Trump Walks Back Pro-TPP Remarks, Touts Bilateral Deals

19 April 2018
Trump Walks Back Pro-TPP Remarks, Touts Bilateral Deals

After suggesting last week that the U.S. government would seek to rejoin the sovereignty-shredding Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), President Donald Trump took to social media on April 18 to slam the...

Empire State Survey: Manufacturing Optimism “Tumbles"

18 April 2018
Empire State Survey: Manufacturing Optimism “Tumbles"

Since the Empire State Manufacturing Survey — taken by the New York Federal Reserve — measures the economic outlook of just 200 manufacturers in one state, its drop is really...

Tax Foundation: Average American Works 109 Days to Pay All of His Taxes

16 April 2018
Tax Foundation: Average American Works 109 Days to Pay All of His Taxes

This year’s Tax Freedom Day, which “represents how long Americans as a whole have to work in order to pay the nation’s tax burden,” falls on April 19 according to...

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Federal Biofuel Mandates Are an Expensive Flop

20 April 2018
Federal Biofuel Mandates Are an Expensive Flop

Federal biofuel mandates have failed to accomplish their stated objectives while forcing consumers to pay higher prices for food and fuel, a new report concludes.

Bull Market in Stocks Continues

03 April 2018
Bull Market in Stocks Continues

Despite Monday’s sharp decline of more than 600 points mid-day, it’s highly unlikely the bull market in stocks is over.

Bull Market in Stocks Remains in Place: Dow Theory

23 March 2018
Bull Market in Stocks Remains in Place: Dow Theory

For the moment, according to Dow Theory, the market remains in its current bull phase.

Markets Move Higher Following Crash Instigated by Obscure Agency

07 February 2018
Markets Move Higher Following Crash Instigated by Obscure Agency

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.

Occupational Licenses: Petty Tyranny Over Property and Labor

29 January 2018
Occupational Licenses: Petty Tyranny Over Property and Labor

Occupational licensure requirements prevent many of the most needy from obtaining gainful employment.

Economy Beats Forecasters Again: Jobless Claims at 45-year Low

19 January 2018
Economy Beats Forecasters Again: Jobless Claims at 45-year Low

Economists expected 250,000 new jobless claims to be filed during the week ending January 13, but claims fell to a 45-year low of 220,000. Any number below 300,000 in an...

 

 

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