1. DemoWhip

    US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press ############################################################################## Why does Trump always seem to make the wrong choices? Why do the American people have to be the ones to...
  2. R

    US Retail Sales Increase Strongly In July

    Good sign for third quarter GDP growth.
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    Balance of trade understated effect 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'...
  4. BigLeRoy

    An Economic Fable

    Some of you might enjoy reading an economic fable written in, well, what might be a lame attempt at imitating Dr. Seuss. I wrote this in early 2001, shortly after George W. Bush was established as President by the SCOTUS. I had, shall we say, grave concerns about the direction of U.S. economic...
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    Trade balance's economic importance.

    Trade balance's economic importance. Annual trade deficits indicate the nation has consumed more products than it has produced. That occurs when imports have “crowded out” the nation's domestic products from the marketplaces. The amount of a nation's net trade balance can only account for the...
  6. DebateDrone

    Holy Shit! Is Trump's Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Drunk on Live TV! ?

    Watch his interview on ABC's This Week With George Stehanopoulos. Wild hand gestures. Slurred speech. Glassy red eyes. Watch the complete interview. Kudlow: The White House never anticipated a trade deal between U.S. and China...
  7. Babba

    Trump Has Now Broken Every One of His Economic Populist Promises

    And his supporters just shrug and continue screaming MAGA! Unfuckingbelievable. He promised to have the government negotiate with drug companies but his new Medicare prescription drug plan does nothing of the sort. Now there will be no infrastructure bill. He ran to the left of Hillary on...
  8. Darkman

    N. Korea will receive US economic assistance if it gives up nuclear weapons, Pompeo

    North Korea will receive US economic assistance if it gives up nuclear weapons, Pompeo says | Fox News North Korea will receive US economic assistance if it gives up nuclear weapons, Pompeo says | Fox News - Kewl by me
  9. BigLeRoy

    The Failed Economic Promises Of Donald Trump

    When he was on the campaign trail, Donald Trump certainly made a lot of outlandish economic promises to the American people. Well, here is his REPORT CARD. I will not focus on what I think were his more minor promises, such as his silly promise to revive the coal industry and bring back...
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    Bernie Sanders’ Economic Inequality Town Hall Draws 1.7 Million Live Viewers

    The Vermont senator is using his reach to try to shape a national progressive narrative. By Daniel Marans 03/20/2018 01:28 am ET WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bernie Sanders’ televised town hall on economic inequality drew about 1.7 million live viewers during an online broadcast Monday night. The...
  11. Blueneck

    Trump to name Kudlow Chief Economic Advisor I've got to say, for as much as Trump complains about the media, he sure has hired a lot of people he's seen on cable news.
  12. DemoWhip

    Why you should give a shit about Trump’s tariffs, explained by an economic historian

    Why you should give a shit about Trump’s tariffs, explained by an economic historian “In a trade war, everybody loses and nobody wins.” By Sean Illing ==================================================== Trump needs to open his mind well enough to understand the ramifications of his...
  13. HayJenn

    Gary Cohn to Resign

    Gary D. Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, plans to resign, becoming the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the Trump administration, White House officials said on Tuesday.The officials insisted there was no single factor behind the departure of Mr. Cohn, who heads the...
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    Trump blames good economic news for causing the stock market to go down in recent day

    Trump, showing his deep intellectual prowess, explains the recent drops in the stock market. You see, in the old days, whatever the fuck that means, good news caused stock prices to go up. Now, good news causes stock prices to fall. I mean c'mon, after implying credit for the yuuuuge gains...
  15. HayJenn

    Trump touts economic poll numbers

    Trump early Thursday touted a new Quinnipiac University poll showing that most voters are happy with the state of the economy. "In new Quinnipiac Poll, 66% of people feel the economy is 'Excellent or Good.' That is the highest number ever recorded by this poll," Trump tweeted. The poll...
  16. M

    Economic News to Start 2018

    US factories close out 2017 with a surge as the Manufacturing Index rose last month again. Manufacturing has been expanding for the past 16 months due to a sold global economy and the decline in the dollar's value, which makes our exports more competitive abroad. New factory orders jumped...
  17. Devil505

    Do you believe the strong economic numbers coming out of Trump's government?

    I don't. Trump is a manipulator and I don't believe anything his government says. You?
  18. KnotaFrayed

    GOP Tax Bill Is The End Of All Economic Sanity In Washington...........

    Most Americans know this, but the party with the lowest rating in Congress and the lowest rated President say they promised Americans a tax cut.......They just didn't say for WHICH Americans and get into specifics, because they HAD NONE..... Now it is clear who will benefit the most (no...
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    Economic report

    Employment report for October 261,000 jobs added. Unemployment down again, to 4.1%. Thanks Trump!
  20. ptif219

    US economic growth hits a 2-year high on strong business and consumer spending

    This is part of the reason people wanted Trump. Shows that the stagnant economy of the last 8 years was at least partly Obama's fault. Trump needs to keep this going. I believe if the tax cuts are passed we will see the economy continue to grow Gross domestic product growth hits a...