Economy

Coronavirus May Expedite Meltdown of US Economy

Steve Sherman, If the government continues to shut down economic activity, there is a serious danger that the economy will not recover in time to avoid a recession or even the… read more Coronavirus May Expedite Meltdown of US Economy

Seven governors in U.S. Midwest to work together to reopen their economies

Governors in seven U.S. Midwest states on Thursday said they will work in close coordination to reopen their economies battered by efforts to contain the coronavirus, echoing similar moves made… read more Seven governors in U.S. Midwest to work together to reopen their economies

Economic Illiterates Are Running Amok

Kurt Schlichter, One particularly terrifying consequence of the Chinese Bat Soup Virus that is not yet getting the attention it deserves is how this situation is making already stupid liberals even… read more Economic Illiterates Are Running Amok

Economic fallout mounts, worldwide cases top 1 million

The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks, the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed, and economists warn… read more Economic fallout mounts, worldwide cases top 1 million

Trump Is Working To ‘Flatten the curve’ Of Economic Slowdown

Ken Blackwell, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s early and aggressive response to the coronavirus pandemic helped Ohio minimize the damage from a public health perspective. Similarly, President Trump is preparing the… read more Trump Is Working To ‘Flatten the curve’ Of Economic Slowdown

People need coronavirus stimulus money, but I worry about our growing national debt

It is not cognitive dissonance — the impossibility of holding two or more contradictory beliefs simultaneously — to favor the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed by President… read more People need coronavirus stimulus money, but I worry about our growing national debt

Q&A: How can the huge congressional aid package help you?

Congress is poised to approve an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide one-time checks for most Americans and significant enhancements to unemployment benefits. Both will provide much-needed… read more Q&A: How can the huge congressional aid package help you?

Checks to Americans will ease the coronavirus slump

President Trump’s proposal to send checks to virtually every American adult would probably be a godsend to millions of lower-income households threatened by nationwide shutdowns and social distancing in response… read more Checks to Americans will ease the coronavirus slump

A Potential Economic Vaccine for Coronavirus

Scott Ruesterholz, In recent days, we have seen our government officials appreciate that the coronavirus is the gravest risk to US public health in decades, leading to unprecedented restrictions on… read more A Potential Economic Vaccine for Coronavirus

Please, Not ‘Shovel-Ready’ Projects Again!

Stephen Moore, It was just a little over 10 years ago, at the height of the 2008-2009 financial crisis, that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said one of the dumbest things… read more Please, Not ‘Shovel-Ready’ Projects Again!