Archive for October 22nd, 2017

Congressional Republicans and President Trump are riding a wave of popular support when it comes to the recently proposed tax cuts that would provide long overdue relief to ordinary Americans and small businesses.
The vast majority of the Americans support such reform. A September ABC News/Washington Post poll finds that four-in-five Americans support tax cuts for working- and middle-class people. A September NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds three-in-five respondents say small business tax cuts would be good for the economy. And a recent Politico/Morning Consult poll finds the same…

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The U.S. stock market keeps chugging to new highs. What could halt its progress?

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Kohl's may seem crazy for letting Amazon into its stores — but at this point, there really isn't much to lose.

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As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas tourism officials moved quickly to protect their valuable franchise in a city where branding is everything.

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For some time now I have been concerned about the state of American competitiveness looking out a decade ahead. Innovation has been the lifeblood of our economic success, and nowhere has this been more apparent than in information technology since the advent of the Internet and the Smartphone. China has risen from being a largely agricultural economy when Mao died in 1976 to become the second most important economy in the world today. Still, many thought leaders believe its growth, even at modest rates, is unsustainable and that the country is good at copying the technology of others, but not…

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When one considers Donald Trumps long list of demands that would take much of the free trade out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, its ironic that one that seems to have alarmed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the call for eliminating Canadas dairy and poultry supply management system.
Given how much it costs Canadian consumers and potential exporters, Canada should give up supply management and be grateful for the excuse that NAFTA talks provide. And the United States should forsake its tariffs and subsidies to protect sugar. It is time for both governments stop…

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In a column on published at RealClearMarkets last Friday,William Gale, who is a Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and Co-Director at the Urban Brookings Tax Policy Center, laid out his case for why theproposed tax cut plan put forth by President Trump will not make America great again. It is one of the most mistaken pieces I’ve read in a while.
He started by referring to the argument that the Reagan tax cuts resulted in a major economic boom as Alternative facts. What he meant by this he never explained, but he wants youto believe that it never happened…

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The Seattle-based company is on a nationwide hunt for a second headquarters.

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<p>It’s no secret finishing college is more difficult for low-income students. But new government data show just how hard that struggle can be.</p>

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<p>After several failed attempts in Congress to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law, Americans across the country are grappling with unanswered questions about how "Obamacare" will function during the six-week sign-up period beginning Nov. 1.</p>

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Jennifer Smith doesn’t like the term “accident.” It implies too much chance and too little culpability. published by Bloomberg | Quint

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Jennifer Smith doesn’t like the term “accident.” It implies too much chance and too little culpability. published by Bloomberg | Quint

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