Aug 28, 2015
Here's a historical fact that Donald Trump, and many voters attracted to him, may not know: The last American president who was a trade protectionist was Republican Herbert Hoover. Obviously that economic strategy didn't turn out so well , either for the nation or the GOP.
Aug 19, 2015
Just-published minutes from the Fed’s July 28-29 meeting indicate that most officials saw conditions for a rate liftoff as “not yet” achieved. They may be approaching a rate-hike moment, but they’re not there yet.
Aug 14, 2015
My hope: The Fed moves at the pace of an injured snail. Frankly I’m not even sure it should do that much.
Aug 7, 2015
Economic growth and optimism are the keys to victory. But until Republicans spell out specifics on taxes, trade, and money, they won’t close the deal.
Jul 31, 2015
Is Donald Trump a supply-sider? In his still young presidential campaign, he has said several times that he wants to be the "jobs president."
Jul 24, 2015
The worst sectors of the worst recovery since World War II are business investment in new plants and equipment and new business start-ups. These are the biggest job-creators, and their slump is a key reason for the sub-par labor recovery, with low participation rates and...
Jul 10, 2015
Jeb Bush is right and Hillary Clinton is wrong. You can probably say that about a lot of things. But in this case it's about the need for more part-time American workers to work full-time in order to improve their own lots as well as the lot of the economy.
Jun 26, 2015
The judicial decision to uphold all of the president's healthcare subsidies may be very disappointing, but the economics of Obamacare are far worse than whatever constitutional mistakes have been committed by the Supreme Court.