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"Robert J. Barro shows that two consecutive quarters of negative US growth have almost always preceded an official downturn designation."
"Robert J. Barro shows that two consecutive quarters of negative US growth have almost always preceded an official downturn designation."
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"Fortunately, we have a good idea of where to go from here."
"Fortunately, we have a good idea of where to go from here."
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"President Biden needs to remember that our strategic energy reserves are for emergencies, not to cover-up bad policies. America needs to flip the switch and increase our capacity to produce and refine oil here at home," she continued. "Now _...Read More_
"President Biden needs to remember that our strategic energy reserves are for emergencies, not to cover-up bad policies. America needs to flip the switch and increase our capacity to produce and refine oil here at home," she continued. "Now _...Read More_
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>"Dani Rodrik points to the emergence of a fresh economic policy approach that might unite the right and the left."
>"Dani Rodrik points to the emergence of a fresh economic policy approach that might unite the right and the left."
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[https://news.yahoo.com/biden-says-high-gas-prices-145844406.html](https://news.yahoo.com/biden-says-high-gas-prices-145844406.html) "Gas prices have risen sharply due to ongoing turmoil in energy markets stemming from Putin's invasion of Ukraine."
[https://news.yahoo.com/biden-says-high-gas-prices-145844406.html](https://news.yahoo.com/biden-says-high-gas-prices-145844406.html) "Gas prices have risen sharply due to ongoing turmoil in energy markets stemming from Putin's invasion of Ukraine."
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>"A White House fact sheet estimated that a three-month suspension of the federal gas tax will cost about $10 billion."
>"A White House fact sheet estimated that a three-month suspension of the federal gas tax will cost about $10 billion."
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"Michael R. Strain worries that the refusal to roll back tariffs betrays lingering complacency about rising consumer prices."
"Michael R. Strain worries that the refusal to roll back tariffs betrays lingering complacency about rising consumer prices."
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"Biden's decision to redeploy US troops is a sign of support for Somalia's new president in the fight against al-Shabab, but Washington is also wary of China and Russia’s growing regional influence."
"Biden's decision to redeploy US troops is a sign of support for Somalia's new president in the fight against al-Shabab, but Washington is also wary of China and Russia’s growing regional influence."
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>"By now, you’ve probably read (or at least seen coverage of) President Biden’s op-Ed in today’s Wall Street Journal. And you probably know that the president met _...Read More_
>"By now, you’ve probably read (or at least seen coverage of) President Biden’s op-Ed in today’s Wall Street Journal. And you probably know that the president met _...Read More_
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Nice assessment of Washington trade politics that makes gloomy reading for US trading partners and the evolution of economic policy away from pure neoliberal and free market theory. Worth a read.
Nice assessment of Washington trade politics that makes gloomy reading for US trading partners and the evolution of economic policy away from pure neoliberal and free market theory. Worth a read.
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"Kenneth Rogoff thinks criticism of the US central bank fails to account for significant political and intellectual pressures."
"Kenneth Rogoff thinks criticism of the US central bank fails to account for significant political and intellectual pressures."
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>"The Russian leader has stabilized the ruble and kept Europe’s leaders guessing by threatening to cut off energy. But he has left the country financially isolated."
>"The Russian leader has stabilized the ruble and kept Europe’s leaders guessing by threatening to cut off energy. But he has left the country financially isolated."
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"Presidential budget proposals serve to document the President’s priorities. It’s up to the Legislative branch to accept/fund or reject those priorities in the actual budget."
"Presidential budget proposals serve to document the President’s priorities. It’s up to the Legislative branch to accept/fund or reject those priorities in the actual budget."
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"No side in the conflict, from Russia to Ukraine’s U.S. and E.U. allies, seems to have any idea how to avert disaster, be that leaving Ukraine in ruins, a global recession, a nuclear war, or at least all of the above."
"No side in the conflict, from Russia to Ukraine’s U.S. and E.U. allies, seems to have any idea how to avert disaster, be that leaving Ukraine in ruins, a global recession, a nuclear war, or at least all of the above."
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"The Biden administration banned new imports of Russian energy Tuesday, closing one of the few remaining loopholes in the West’s sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s rogue state."
"The Biden administration banned new imports of Russian energy Tuesday, closing one of the few remaining loopholes in the West’s sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s rogue state."