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US Sanctions Compounding Afghan Crisis II

There are no good options, only bad and worse ones.

Debt Ceiling Thoughts

American exceptionalism at its worst. (Plus some history!).

Dems in Disarray, Deal Doubtful

The internecine fight over the budget is coming to a head.

Republicans Playing Chicken with Debt Ceiling. Again.

They shall not submit to blackmail!

G-7 Approves Corporate Tax Floor

A major first step to solving a longstanding global issue.

Biden at Odds with Pelosi and Schumer and SALT Repeal

A Trump-era policy designed to screw over blue states may actually be a good one.

Return of the Technocrats? Or Sinking in the Swamp?

Policy wonks are seeing a refreshing return to the normal order. Some believe that’s a bad thing.

The Revolving Door and the Appearance of Impropriety

Biden nominees Janet Yellen, Tony Blinken, and Avril Haines are under scrutiny for their financial disclosures.

Janet Yellen Biden’s Treasury Secretary Pick

Another unassailable if boring cabinet choice.

Keep Politics Out Of The Federal Reserve

President Trump is trying to politicize monetary policy. He should be resisted on this front.

Trump and the Fed

Trump doesn’t understand (nor respect) the role of the Fed.

Trump Nominates Jerome Powell To Head Federal Reserve Board

President Trump has selected Jerome Powell, a member of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, to replace Janet Yellen as Chairman.

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates For Third Time In Fifteen Months

For only the third time since the Great Recession ended, the Federal Reserve Board has raised interest rates.

February Jobs Report Is Good, But Hardly Great

The first Jobs Report for the first full month of the Trump Presidency is out, but it’s nothing to write home about.

Janet Yellin Hints At Another Rate Increase This Month

Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellin hinted strongly today that we’re likely to see another interest rate increase this month.

Solid November Jobs Growth Seems To Guarantee Higher Interest Rates In December

Another month of solid but not spectacular jobs growth seems to guarantee that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this month.

Trump, Populism, and Anti-Semitic Dog Whistles

Distinguishing between anti-elite populism and coded anti-Semitism is next to impossible.

Sluggish Economic Growth, The Federal Reserve, And The 2016 Election

Another sign of a weak economy as the Federal Reserve considers rate hikes and the Presidential campaign moves forward.

Tories Set To Pick Between Two Women To Replace David Cameron

Regardless of the outcome of the Conservative Party’s leadership race, the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will be a woman.

Janet Yellen Hints At Slow Economic Growth, But No Recession, Going Forward

The head of the Federal Reserve tells Congress that the economy is unlikely to enter recession this years, but isn’t exactly going to be booming either.

Federal Reserve Declines To Raise Rates Again

Once again, the Federal Reserve chooses to pass on the opportunity to raise interest rates.

After Two Solid Months, January Brings A Decidedly Mediocre Jobs Report

January’s Jobs Report was nothing to write home about.

Final Revision Shows Strong Second Quarter GDP Growth

The final GDP revision for the second quarter showed the economy grew at a nearly four percent rate.

September Jobs Report Bounces Back From August Doldrums

After a disappointing August, the jobs report for September showed the same good numbers we’ve seen for much of 2014.