Xi’s government is taking a drastically different approach to the slowdown.
The elite consensus that free trade would bring them around is gone.
Prices are coming down but they’re way higher than they were.
Can it overcome demographics and decoupling to sustain its current unprecedented growth?
Vladimir Putin is banning commodity exports.
“If the conservative cause depends on the populist appeal of one personality, or on second-rate imitations, then we’re not going anywhere.”
Tunisia is freer but poorer than it was before Mohamed Bouazizi’s desperate act.
Already-high rates have been exacerbated by the pandemic.
The pandemic is having serious effects in the region, and they will persist for some time.
The regime’s crackdown on their Muslim minority is worse than imagined.
It would be laughable, but the White House might be interested.
New polling shows that the American public does not support the President and his trade war.
Paul Volcker, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board who put an end to the rampant inflation that threatened to choke the American economy, has died at 92.
After more than a year of Trump’s trade war, the trade deficit, which he promised to reduce, has increased.
The economy grew an anemic 1.9% in the third quarter according to the first estimate of the state of the economy over the summer.
Contrary to the promises of December 2017, the Republican tax cuts are not paying for themselves. Instead, they are helping lead us to trillion-dollar deficits.
Don’t worry folks, we’ll make it past that mark quite easily over the course of the new Fiscal Year.
President Trump and the Republican Party have spent the last three years lying about the Federal budget deficit and the economy.
The August Jobs Report came in below expectations as other economic statistics point to a slowing economy.
A former Federal Reserve officials argues that the Fed should not lower interest rates to compensate for the impact of the President’s trade war, potentially leading to his defeat in the election. This is an incredibly bad idea.
President Trump’s hand-picked Federal Reserve Chairman is stating the blindingly obvious about the ongoing trade war, so of course the President labeled him an enemy.
The Trump Administration and 2020 campaign are clearly worried about the state of the economy. They should be, because it could be the one thing that dooms his re-election chances.
As a candidate, Donald Trump promised to bring jobs back to the United States, especially manufacturing jobs. It hasn’t worked out that way.
President Trump is delaying implementation of his recently announced tariffs on Chinese goods.
Donald Trump lies with the ease that the rest of us tie our shoes. Will that fact have an impact on voters?
President Trump announced a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods set to take effect on September 1st Another stupid move in a very dumb trade war.
WIth some signs pointing to a slowing global economy, and President Trump applying political pressure, the Federal Reserve reversed interest rate policy yesterday.
The economy slowed somewhat during the second three months of 2019, but the economic recovery still looks strong as we head into the 122nd month of positive growth.
After weeks of protests and years of frustrations, Ricardo Rosselló, the Governor of Puerto Rico, announced last night that he will be resigning from office.
President Trump and the Congressional leadership have reached agreement on a multi-year budget deal that that busts through all remaining controls on spending.
Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail last night with another one of his red meat speeches. The analogies it causes one to draw are chilling to say the least.
The Trump Administration is warning Congress that we will need to raise the debt ceiling by September. Congress should take this as an opportunity to eliminate it entirely.
The Federal Budget Deficit passed the $700 Billion mark with three months still to go in the Fiscal Year.
June’s jobs report brought in stronger than expected numbers but the fact that these numbers have not been consistent all year makes one wonder what the state of the economy really is.
The Democratic Socialist wants to absorb $1.6 trillion of student debt.
Not only are we deploying it more slowly than China and others but we’re doing it in a way that will live behind rural Americans.
President Trump’s tariffs are having a noticeable, and negative, impact on global economies. The President doesn’t seem to care.