Economics

Policy: U.S. Economics

Two top economists from the Economic Cycle Research Institute said despite contrary predictions, recession will likely hit the United States in the near future.
The outcome of Tuesday's presidential election carries enormous weight for executives of American businesses, big and small, influencing everything from the taxes they are required to pay to the attitudes of regulators who scrutinize them. Disappointed by President Barack Obama...
House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan unveiled a budget Tuesday, March 12, 2013 that he says balances the budget in 10 years. Ryan invited President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to come together and put forth their ideas on...
The following editorial appeared recently in the Miami Herald: Last week, just in time for the conventions of the nation's two major political parties, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office sent a message that significantly raises the stakes regarding the fiscal...
Reactions on FOX from people in the know about the effects of the Trump trade deals and how we can expect the deals to benefit the United States. Peter Navarro is confident US will be able to enforce China trade...
America is thriving, America is flourishing, and yes, America is winning again like never before. ~ President Donald J. Trump UNDERTAKING AN ECONOMIC REVIVAL: President Donald J. Trump’s economic revival has defied the doubters and reversed the failed policies...
Socialism: While the U.S. punishes millionaires, Russia and China reward them. In the upside-down era of Barack Obama, the capitalists act like communists and the communists act like capitalists. Our multimillionaire president frowns on "millionaires and billionaires" and soaks them with...
Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC) writes in a blog for The Hill, exploring tax code reforms, explains, "Even a temporary repatriation tax break down to 5.25 percent from 35 percent would produce nearly 3 million jobs over two years, according...
Tomas Philipson of the White House Council of Economic Advisers provides insight into the January 2020 jobs report and the Trump administration’s economic plans.
Like a bad zombie movie where no one really dies, California’s “split roll property tax” is back. The last time it had a heartbeat was in 2015 via the so-called “Make it Fair” initiative, which was headed for the...
The Index of Economic Freedom (www.heritage.org/index) celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2019! The Index evaluates government policies and economic conditions in 186 countries. Since its inception in 1995, the Index, an annual cross-country analysis by The Heritage Foundation, has...
Charles Kadlec ~ Forbes - Success, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. The traditional measure of the success of an Administration’s economic program has been real economic growth, employment growth, the unemployment rate and the like.  Based...
“Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government; whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them right.” – Thomas Jefferson, 1789 Jefferson said that during...
Many people are uniting behind the idea of universal basic income with the assumption that it will give them greater freedom and more free time. But they are completely wrong about universal basic income. UBI is only designed to...