economy

  1. Ralph47

    2018 Election: A Choice Of Good Economy Or Not

    The choice is THAT super simple!!! :smug: President Reagan once said, “The best social program is a job.” Today, thanks in part to the policies of President Trump, essentially every American who wants a job can get one, providing some financial peace of mind for every able individual in our...
  2. S

    Balances of trade understate their effects upon their nation's domestic production.

    Balances of trade understate their effects upon their nation's domestic production. Nation's balances of international trade are determined by the total net prices of their globally traded goods and service products which contribute to trade surplus nations' and reduce trade deficit nations'...
  3. Ralph47

    Yacht Business Boom Under New Trump Economy

    When billionaires including Oracle founder Larry Ellison and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen kick back, they hit the high seas in their multimillion dollar yachts. Today, these big boats are getting even bigger and demand is rising. “The days of the small, 100-foot yacht, those days are...
  4. reedak

    Trump’s trade war hurting US economy

    1. The adverse impact of Trump's tariffs could be felt in the rising prices of washing machines and the scrapping of solar projects in the US. Similarly, thanks to Trump's disastrous trade war with China, Latin American countries like Brazil are selling abundance of soybeans to China at US...
  5. Ralph47

    Tax Bill: Get Ready For An Awesome Economy!

    :D:D:D "There may be disagreements on the numerical effects, but the principle has worked in the past (JFK and Reagan) and will work in the future. A 20 percent corporate tax rate, immediate full expensing, repatriation of U.S. corporate cash overseas, and a 23 percent discount for...
  6. S

    Use of Food Stamps Swells Even as Economy Improves

    Use of Food Stamps Swells Even as Economy Improves - WSJ.com Can't have anything to do with Obama because it's negative news. Sluggish job market with all these shovel ready jobs? And does this say, rising poverty rate? Once again...these figures cannot be placed in the President's lap...
  7. a777pilot

    U.S. Economy Unexpectedly Contracts?

    How is this even possible with our brilliant leader in control? http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324156204578273611039517142.html
  8. myp

    Poor economy driving down birth rates

    It has been suggested for a while now and here is yet another study supporting it: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-11-29/the-real-story-on-the-falling-u-dot-s-dot-birth-rate Another reason to ramp up immigration, especially for skilled workers in my opinion.
  9. myp

    European Union economy interactive graphic

    I liked this one, via the Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2012/11/european-economy-guide?spc=scode&spv=xm&ah=9d7f7ab945510a56fa6d37c30b6f1709
  10. myp

    Romney looks to focus on economy, not healthcare

    Apparently the campaign will be focusing more on Obama and the economy as opposed to the recent ACA ruling and healthcare reform moving forward. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/02/us-usa-campaign-idUSBRE85S1G920120702
  11. I

    How to run a Self-Sufficient Economy (Autarky)?

    Lets say a country from the EU wanted to break away and wanted to create it's own currency, and decided to become self-sufficient, an Autarky. First, how would an Autarky be ran to have a good economy, and Second, how would it circulate the Euro out to replace it with it's own currency?
  12. kowalskil

    Occupy Wall Street?

    Occupy Wall Street? The last issue of Montclarion, a student newspaper at Montclair State University,*published an article of Grover Furr, about the Occupy Wall Street movement: http://www.themontclarion.org/archives/3740261 Yes, rich people always want to be richer and richer. This is...
  13. C

    DeMint: I'm 'Sick and Tired' of Obama Economy Speeches

    DeMint: I'm 'Sick and Tired' of Obama Economy Speeches Wednesday, 07 Sep 2011 04:44 AM By Hiram Reisner http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/DeMint-Obama-economy-job/2011/09/07/id/409980 Sen. Jim DeMint says he is tired of President Barack Obama?s speeches on how he plans to improve the...
  14. DodgeFB

    It?s Not Just Autos: Shortage of Japanese Parts Puts U.S. Economy at Risk, Tonelson S

    A new report by the Council found that "many of the highest rates of dependence on Japan are found in non-electronics capital goods sectors — industrial machinery and components vital to high-value production throughout the domestic U.S. manufacturing base."...
  15. C

    Dem admits Obama and Pelosi focus on healthcare over economy cost Dems the House

    HEADLINE: Dem admits Obama and Pelosi focus on healthcare over economy cost Dems the House OVERVIEW: A prominent Democrat is openly admitting that Obama and Pelosi ruined the Dems' chances of keeping the House with their insistence on focusing on healthcare over the economy. LINK...
  16. myp

    Will Portugal be the next Greece?

    With the crisis in Greece many have warned of similar fates for Portgual and Spain. Just today, the credit rating on Portugal's debt was reduced to AA- by Fitch Ratings. The rating agency also warned of future reductions unless the government changes its fiscal policy, which currently includes a...
  17. C

    The Economy + The Bailout

    The economy in the United States right now is in an obvious downward spiral. The national debt is now at several trillion dollars. We owe a few trillion to China for the funding they provided for the war, and then there is the whole bailout package. While the bailout doesn't really produce...