Economy

Business: U.S. economy to dodge coronavirus blow, but risks to downside

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China on U.S. economic growth will be negligible and short-lived, according to economists in a Reuters poll who nonetheless now say risks to… read more Business: U.S. economy to dodge coronavirus blow, but risks to downside

The Debt is a Wobbling House of Cards

Dan Celia, America’s long-term national debt problem could lead to economic Armageddon. The misguided belief that we are actually paying down our debt is giving this administration a false sense… read more The Debt is a Wobbling House of Cards

Dems’ New Talking Point on the Trump Economy: Obama Built It

Larry Elder, The “expert” predictions of economic disaster should Donald Trump win the 2016 election did not occur. Under Trump, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq composite have reached… read more Dems’ New Talking Point on the Trump Economy: Obama Built It

Blue collar boom? College grads, baby boomers big winners in Trump’s economy

U.S. President Donald Trump rolled out an eye-catching statistic in his State of the Union address Tuesday: the wealth held by the poorest half of American households increased three times… read more Blue collar boom? College grads, baby boomers big winners in Trump’s economy

Warren Advocates Policies that are Bad for the Economy

Ken Blackwell, In her campaign for president, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) continues to tout several big-government priorities that are a direct attack on job creation and economic growth. Her efforts… read more Warren Advocates Policies that are Bad for the Economy

The Trump economy is GOP’s greatest strength – Here’s why it may not be enough in 2020

Newt Gingrich , 1 Empire Group’s John Burnett, Capitalist Pig hedge fund’s Jonathan Hoenig, Heritage Foundation economist and ‘Trumponomics’ co-author Steve Moore and American University School of Public Affairs’ Capri… read more The Trump economy is GOP’s greatest strength – Here’s why it may not be enough in 2020

Trump signs USMCA, ‘ending the NAFTA nightmare’; key Democrats not invited

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed USMCA  a new North American trade agreement – NAFTA during an outdoor ceremony at the White House attended by about 400 guests – but… read more Trump signs USMCA, ‘ending the NAFTA nightmare’; key Democrats not invited

U.S., Japan pull nationals from China, big virus economic hit forecast

The United States and Japan flew nationals out of China’s virus epicenter on Wednesday and some big-name airlines suspended flights as deaths leapt to 133 and a senior economist predicted… read more U.S., Japan pull nationals from China, big virus economic hit forecast

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE CURRENT FARM ECONOMY

Daren Bakst, Although in any single year, farmers could suffer set backs, in general the current agriculture economy compares favorably to historical periods of economic performance for farms. For most… read more THE TRUTH ABOUT THE CURRENT FARM ECONOMY

The Democrats’ Economic Message Is Preposterous

David Harsanyi, Actually, contends every 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, the economy is in really bad shape. It is only working for the wealthiest among us while leaving behind the poor,… read more The Democrats’ Economic Message Is Preposterous