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Dow Crosses 23,000 for the First Time in History

17 October 2017
Dow Crosses 23,000 for the First Time in History

The Dow hits another new high, raising expectations, and concerns, about its future.

Ethanol Supporters Fight to Keep Government Regulations

02 October 2017
Ethanol Supporters Fight to Keep Government Regulations

Those in favor of continued government support for ethanol are angry with President Trump and his EPA director, Scott Pruitt.

Carbondale, Illinois Seizes Eclipse Opportunity to Boost Its Economy

21 August 2017
Carbondale, Illinois Seizes Eclipse Opportunity to Boost Its Economy

"Carpe Diem" should be Carbondale's motto, as it has indeed "seized the day" in terms of making the most of profiting from the solar eclipse.

Morgan Stanley: Tesla Not as Green as You Think

18 August 2017
Morgan Stanley: Tesla Not as Green as You Think

A true free market just might decide that Tesla doesn't deserve to stay in business. Government interference won't allow it.

Trump Takes Credit for Banner Jobs Report

04 August 2017
Trump Takes Credit for Banner Jobs Report

Within 15 minutes of Friday morning’s release of the July jobs numbers by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), President Trump tweeted: “Excellent Jobs Numbers just released — and I...

Texas Grows 3.9 Percent in First Quarter. California? 0.1 Percent

28 July 2017
Texas Grows 3.9 Percent in First Quarter. California? 0.1 Percent

Purely and simply: economic growth comes from political freedom.      

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Austin Booted Uber and Lyft, Startups Struggle

24 March 2017
Austin Booted Uber and Lyft, Startups Struggle

When politicians interfered with Uber and Lyft and ran them off, they got a playing field at a much lower level, leaving customers cooling their heels at the airport.  ...

What's the Cause of the U.S. Egg Shortage?

03 August 2015
What's the Cause of the U.S. Egg Shortage?

VIDEO - Writer Rebecca Terrell discusses the current egg shortage that is happening in the United States. The question is posed whether government is the cause for the shortage, or...

Trade Promotion Authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

21 April 2015
Trade Promotion Authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

VIDEO - Andy Ramirez reports on Trade Promotion Authority, an executive power that Congress can grant President Obama in regard to negotiating trade agreements with other nations. He also talks...

U.S. Tax Code Puts America 32nd Out of 34 Countries

15 September 2014
U.S. Tax Code Puts America 32nd Out of 34 Countries

Just as Washington is revving up to impose limits on "tax inversions" on corporations seeking tax havens in other countries, along comes this study to show just how uncompetitive the...

Market Basket Employees Return to Work; Unions Surprised

28 August 2014
Market Basket Employees Return to Work; Unions Surprised

The employees' strike and customer boycott against the Market Basket supermarket chain was ended with the reinstatement of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas after he bought control of the company from...

Federal Reserve: We'll Keep Suppressing Interest Rates

21 August 2014
Federal Reserve: We'll Keep Suppressing Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve Bank will keep suppressing interest rates to near-zero rates for more than a year, according to Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes released August 20, despite talk...

 

 

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