Economics & Economy

Economics & Economy

What's really happening behind political and business smoke and mirrors.
Shake Shack burger.

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If you’re lucky enough to be able to put in for shares, this one looks like a good shot for at least a quick flip.

Image of Bitcoin, via Wikipedia.

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WASHINGTON, January 28, 2015 – Recently, there's been a great deal of talk and confusion about the “digital currency” called Bitcoin. But we cannot...

The 114th Congress fades away as President Obama ensures his agenda on immigration, Obamacare and more

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And the number is only that low because over half-a-trillion in new taxes will subsidize the cost.

Dog day on Wall Street.

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WASHINGTON, January 27, 2015 – To be perfectly honest, Wall Street’s January 2015 trading action has been stuck mostly in “suck” mode, careening down,...

Tsipras, Syriza.

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Black swan avalanche continues on Wall Street as markets continue to walk back last Thursday’s outsized gains in stocks.

Blackjack Table - Wikipedia

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It is the difference between the transfer of wealth and the creation of wealth by actually improving the mousetrap.

Wall Street corner post

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Capitalism doesn’t care who you are. It only cares about what you do.

New Castle, PA Rust Belt Revivalvideo

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NEW CASTLE, Pa., January 23, 2015 – America’s economic recovery has taken center stage of the national news since the 2008-2009 Great Recession. The...

Euro coins and notes.

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WASHINGTON, January 22, 2015 – At least as of 3 p.m. EST, Thursday seems as if it’s set to become 2015’s happiest day on...

As inevitable as death / Image: DonkeyHotey, used under Flickr Creative Commons license

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We can raise tax revenues, cut tax rates, increase tax fairness, and boost the economy with one simple change to the tax code. And the rich would still pay more.