It is late 2016. All indicators point to a world economy that will remain weak next year and in the longer term, in advanced and developing countries alike. Governments are feeling the pressure from voters to deliver faster economic growth--and plenty of jobs.
It is possible if one takes the right actions to make money and remain relatively unscathed in such an environment. One cannot
This isn't about a Democrat versus a Republican. This is about a man who has capitalized on people's fears, anxieties, suspicions, and above all frustration with government to catapult himself to be a major party nominee.
This recovering economic picture has resulted in unexpected and disturbing consequences for me, like buying a giant smoked salmon. I seem to be a living, breathing example of why a robust middle class will improve the economy through the purchasing power of "the many" versus "the few."
GOP-led spending cuts have led to "the most discouraging recovery on record," an Economic Policy Institute study says.
In its recent survey of attitudes of government performance, the Pew Research Center posed a question to a wide swath of Americans: What is the secret of America's success as a nation?
Small businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups are giants in terms of their contributions to the economic vibrancy and vitality
It may be difficult to believe right now, but eventually the nightmare will be over. The race for the presidency will end, and we will be free of the daily media diet of who is ahead, who is behind, and who might get ahead as others falter. Time and again right now, the bulk of the media - across the entirety of the political spectrum -- focus entirely on the race, in the process distracting us from the course over which the race is being run. But when the race is over, reconstructing/improving that course will be the over-riding task facing whoever wins. So can we please start talking now, in a systematic way, less about the candidates and more about their programs?
As the European economy continues to stall and as there is still a lack of active, coordinated fiscal policy in Europe and the Eurozone, political turmoil will continue at the polls and in government bond markets.
To be fair, they are trying. But the old weapons don't seem to work anymore. Central banks, especially in rich countries
"The babies being born in America today are the luckiest crop in history."