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The world economy is facing a tougher start to 2021 than expected as coronavirus infections surge and it _...Read More_
The world economy is facing a tougher start to 2021 than expected as coronavirus infections surge and it _...Read More_
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"In November 2006, economist Peter Schiff stood up in front of over 200 mortgage brokers and Wall Street bankers and told them the impossible was about to happen: The 21st-century housing boom was not…"
"In November 2006, economist Peter Schiff stood up in front of over 200 mortgage brokers and Wall Street bankers and told them the impossible was about to happen: The 21st-century housing boom was not…"
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One criticism I have is with the "recession" minimum wage. I just don't think anyone could pull it off politically. Like...imagine having to convince voters to take a pay cut during a recession. Even the most libertarian leaning R would _...Read More_
One criticism I have is with the "recession" minimum wage. I just don't think anyone could pull it off politically. Like...imagine having to convince voters to take a pay cut during a recession. Even the most libertarian leaning R would _...Read More_
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"It becomes increasingly manifest by the day that this is a Conservative act of conscious economic self-harm which, in an ideal world, would be rescinded before things get a lot worse. Not to put too fine a point upon it, Brexit is not only _...Read More_
"It becomes increasingly manifest by the day that this is a Conservative act of conscious economic self-harm which, in an ideal world, would be rescinded before things get a lot worse. Not to put too fine a point upon it, Brexit is not only _...Read More_
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"Most people have experienced stagnant wages and seen no improvement in living standards; a wealthy elite has accumulated more and more while helping to destroy the planet. Business is bedevilled by low investment, short-term management and _...Read More_
"Most people have experienced stagnant wages and seen no improvement in living standards; a wealthy elite has accumulated more and more while helping to destroy the planet. Business is bedevilled by low investment, short-term management and _...Read More_
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"As Kennedy pointed out, the production of napalm and nuclear warheads counted towards GDP but the health of American children and the joy of their play did not." "What the GDP figures tell us is that the economy collapsed between late _...Read More_
"As Kennedy pointed out, the production of napalm and nuclear warheads counted towards GDP but the health of American children and the joy of their play did not." "What the GDP figures tell us is that the economy collapsed between late _...Read More_
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"Will the U.S. economy experience inflation or deflation in the years ahead? That is the same key question economists were grappling with after the Lehman bankruptcy in 2009, when the U.S."
"Will the U.S. economy experience inflation or deflation in the years ahead? That is the same key question economists were grappling with after the Lehman bankruptcy in 2009, when the U.S."
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"One executive order cost the American economy $100 billion, according to a new study."
"One executive order cost the American economy $100 billion, according to a new study."
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"Imagine that the government could simply print whatever money it needs to guarantee everyone a decent income, fantastic public services, and a secure job if they wanted one _...Read More_
"Imagine that the government could simply print whatever money it needs to guarantee everyone a decent income, fantastic public services, and a secure job if they wanted one _...Read More_
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"Major tax increases might well provoke a swift Tory backlash. The chancellor has also been urged by leading economists to take advantage of record low borrowing costs and to steer clear of raising taxes or launching a renewed austerity _...Read More_
"Major tax increases might well provoke a swift Tory backlash. The chancellor has also been urged by leading economists to take advantage of record low borrowing costs and to steer clear of raising taxes or launching a renewed austerity _...Read More_
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>"Subscribe to Odd Lots (Spotify) Subscribe to Odd Lots (Apple Podcasts)"
>"Subscribe to Odd Lots (Spotify) Subscribe to Odd Lots (Apple Podcasts)"
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“The Chinese have not given Trump virtually anything, and the tariffs are hurting the United States,” “They’re damaging to the U.S. economy, and they’re a tax on the U.S. consumer in the middle of a pandemic."
“The Chinese have not given Trump virtually anything, and the tariffs are hurting the United States,” “They’re damaging to the U.S. economy, and they’re a tax on the U.S. consumer in the middle of a pandemic."
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>"While many will breathe a sigh of relief as President Trump departs from the White House, up to the end US voters still had more faith in him than in Joe Biden when it came to the economy. This column compares the performance of the US _...Read More_
>"While many will breathe a sigh of relief as President Trump departs from the White House, up to the end US voters still had more faith in him than in Joe Biden when it came to the economy. This column compares the performance of the US _...Read More_
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>"Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week and remained elevated, signaling heightened _...Read More_
>"Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week and remained elevated, signaling heightened _...Read More_
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The article outlines evolving thinking on debt, but doesn't note that markets & MMT were way ahead--the framework for getting it right has important implications for fiscal policy going forward. Also making room for more diverse views _...Read More_
The article outlines evolving thinking on debt, but doesn't note that markets & MMT were way ahead--the framework for getting it right has important implications for fiscal policy going forward. Also making room for more diverse views _...Read More_