One thing is certain. Americans are looking for growth. So each presidential candidate should set economic growth as his top priority.
Without a doubt, Fed policy, not Trump's policies, led to slower growth in 2019. But 2020 looks much better, since both policies now appear to be in synch.
Democrats should be challenging their base as President Kennedy did in 1961 when America started to win the race to the moon and national exceptionalism
WASHINGTON: According to the Labor Department, the US economy added a whopping 312,000 jobs in December. The good news is that’s roughly twice what experts had forecasted. In addition, the unemployment rate increased from 3.7% to 3.9%. That too is good news. In total, the US economy added more than 2.6 million jobs in 2018, ...
Unexpectedly, hawkish Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled a dramatically less aggressive interest rate outlook late Wednesday morning.
WASHINGTON: Many economists are forecasting that the US is close to entering a recession. The recession could come in 2020 but some argue it could start as early as next year. While there are a number of signs that point to that conclusion, a closer examination reveals that we are years away from a recession. ...
WASHINGTON: It appears that 2018 will be the first year since 2005 that annual economic growth will be at least 3%. Considering the 13 year period of economic stagnation, 3% is welcome growth. But growth could and should be higher. Tax Cut 2.0 Economic policy should stimulate even higher rates of growth. The result of slow ...
President Obama, Obama Economic Policy, Trump Economic Policy, Economic Growth, Michael Busler
WASHINGTON: The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released good news and bad news about wage growth. The good news is that wages grew at a 3.1 % rate in the last twelve months. The bad news is that wages grew at a 3.1 % rate in the last twelve months. The Good News The news ...
Barack Obama, the gift that keeps on giving, falsely takes credit for the Trump economic recovery while calling Trump supporters racist white supremacists.
As noted economist Walter Williams points out, bad men can be good presidents. Look at Bill Clinton. He was a bad man but a good president.
Last week’s Q2 GDP estimate from the Atlanta Fed proved to be a real eye-opener. Though just a rolling estimate, this latest data dump by the Atlanta Fed would seem to indicate that at least in a business sense, President Trump’s MAGA Revolution is well underway.
Since President Trump was sworn into office, growth became the top priority. Trump immediately removed all burdensome and counter-productive regulations. Since then, economic growth has averaged about 3%. The repeal of Dodd-Frank will continue economic growth.
Obama's economic policies failed. He determined the US had social problems because of income inequality. He raised taxes, increasing welfare, then gave low-income earners free health insurance. And our economy tanked. Tax cuts are bringing jobs, economic growth, and Trump prosperity back.
The delusional Paul Krugman simply wants more government revenue, regardless of whether or not it is supported by strong growth. He says would raise tax rates instead. The NYT columnist does not understand tax cuts.
Corporate buybacks tend to increase the price of a share of stock by about the same amount as the dividend. There is no tax liability, at least until investors/stockholders finally choose to sell their shares.
The consensus view is that U.S. economic growth in 2018 will come in at about 3 percent Some economists think the number could be much higher.
The GOP unanimously supported the bill while not a single Democrat voted in favor. What’s in the bill and are the Republicans right its better for America?
The best plan for Americans as a whole is when we all prosper. And this tax reform bill does just that - it puts American prosperity first.
The middle class feels frustrated by the rapidly rising cost of healthcare, as well as the rising cost of food, housing and clothing, even while income growth is flat.