May 27, 2015
Activist investors and institutional shareholders are increasingly forcing publicly held companies to return more cash to shareholders , that’s good for the economy.
May 26, 2015
The Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates later this year. Chairwoman Yellen has good reasons to push ahead, but she may not get very far in her quest to "normalize" rates. Inflation is heating up.
May 22, 2015
Demonstrators bent on forcing McDonald's to dramatically raise wages are doomed to fail, but their rage is well founded and inequality requires much better solutions than boosting the minimum wage.
May 18, 2015
History offers lessons Obama refuses to read,the wages of appeasement are tragedy.
May 14, 2015
Congress should not permit President Obama to negotiate a free trade agreement with Pacific nations without tough new rules to stop currency manipulation and other cheating on trade deals.
May 8, 2015
The economy added 223,000 jobs in April-well below the 260,000 averaged during 2014-pitching cold water on forecasts of stronger economic growth this spring and complicating Fed plans to raise interest rates.
May 6, 2015
Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added 220,000 jobs in April and push the Federal Reserve toward raising interest rates.
May 4, 2015
By instigating more R&D, eliminating the trade deficit altogether would raise U.S. economic growth by one to two percentage points.