economy

  1. Coyote

    Wal-Mart Says Tariffs Will Increase Consumer Prices

    They have two choices basically: Accept lower profits for their shareholders, or increase costs for consumers. Which do you think they'll choose? There is a third option, they could just get rid of as many workers as possible. Surely that won't hurt local economies in the Midwest, right...
  2. Coyote

    Tragically Hilarious News

    As I look at 45's Twitter timeline tonight, it occurs to me that America has jumped the shark. Unlike the infamous Happy Days episode from which this phrase originated, we're doing it in relative slow motion. At this point in the show the tow boat is coming around for the final lineup to the...
  3. Goofball

    Walmart Execs: Best economy for our customers in decades.

    Nice job President Trump! Crafting the best economy in decades for the lower and middle class customers of America's biggest retailer. Well done. https://www.breitbart.com/economics/2018/08/16/walmart-execs-this-is-the-best-economy-for-our-customers-in-decades/
  4. Goofball

    Obama minions try to take credit for Trump economy.

    The clown Summers ran the economic policy that resulted in the worst recovery on record. Now that Trump has turned things around he isn't very happy about it. http://thehill.com/opinion/finance/401055-obamas-economist-grasps-at-straws-trying-to-devalue-trumps-impact
  5. bajisima

    Trump admin rolling back plans to raise fuel economy standards

    The Trump administration on Thursday revealed its long-anticipated plan to roll back Obama-era standards meant to cut planet-warming emissions from tailpipes and boost fuel efficiency in cars and trucks sold in the United States in the coming years. At the same time, the administration...
  6. Devil505

    Do you believe Trump's Commerce Dept's strong economy numbers?

    The Commerce Dept does what Trump tells them to report. Don't believe a word coming from this corrupt admin.
  7. bajisima

    Pres Trump says US has the best economy on the planet

    So what are your predictions for GDP this week? Bigly numbers? With the release of second-quarter growth numbers just three days away, President Donald Trump is enthusiastic about growth, to say the least. While not mentioning the upcoming gross domestic product report from the Bureau of...
  8. Puzzling Evidence

    How the bottom half bolsters U.S. economy

    If you look beyond the booming economy (and by all accounts, it certainly is booming) it seems that poor people are working, but borrowing money in order to make ends meet. Right now, they are able to work in order to pay off their debt, but that could change. I'm not saying that this will...
  9. HayJenn

    How the bottom half bolsters U.S. economy

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - By almost every measure, the U.S. economy is booming. But a look behind the headlines of roaring job growth and consumer spending reveals how the boom continues in large part by the poorer half of Americans fleecing their savings and piling up debt. A Reuters analysis...
  10. C

    Trump's birthday gift to America - A booming economy

    Happy Fourth of July! After 15 years of lethargic growth, the American economy is finally putting up respectable numbers again. Remember hard left New York Times columnist Paul Krugman predicting the apocalypse in the wake of Donald Trump’s election? Well, the data are piling in. Corporate...
  11. DebateDrone

    Trucker shortage puts brakes on economy

    Nearly every item sold in America touches a truck at some point, so the industry can affect the broader economy. https://www.pressherald.com/2018/06/28/trucker-shortage-puts-brakes-on-economy/ Higher consumer goods prices plus two more Fed rate hikes this year will most likely lead to...
  12. BigLeRoy

    100% Renewable Energy Economy IS Possible

    Addressing the skeptics of the claim that it is not only possible but quite affordable to develop an economy based on 100% renewable energy sources: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180517113812.htm
  13. HayJenn

    California Now World's 5th Largest Economy

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's economy has surpassed that of the United Kingdom to become the world's fifth largest, according to new federal data made public Friday. California's gross domestic product rose by $127 billion from 2016 to 2017, surpassing $2.7 trillion, the data said...
  14. bajisima

    US economy just hit a milestone

    The slow but steady recovery from the Great Recession just hit a milestone: It's tied for the second-longest economic expansion in American history. The recession ended in June 2009, which means the recovery is 106 months old through April of this year. That matches the expansion from 1961 to...
  15. J

    There is only one thing that has to be followed in this countries economy.

    That one thing is wage growth, not economic growth, wage growth, not GDP, wage growth and in no way am I referring to the top few percentage points of our population .This part of our economy, if watched seriously ,for any length of time will find out a few things , one that Reagan's trickle...
  16. Devil505

    Don't believe Trump's lies about how well the economy is doing...Believe your eyes!

    Candidate Trump told us not to believe Obama's good numbers claiming they were cooked.We can all see our IRA's disappearing every day while Trump lies about how great we're doing. I've already pulled some money out and the forecast is for the DOW to have a bad year. Don't believe anything...
  17. C

    China's Xi renews vow to open economy, cut tariffs as U.S. trade row deepens

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/chinas-xi-renews-vow-to-open-economy-cut-tariffs-as-u-s-trade-row-deepens-idUSKBN1HH084 BOAO/BEIJING, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Tuesday to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on...
  18. HenryPorter

    Trump Killing His Own Economy

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/the-stock-markets-drop-is-not-just-about-facebook/ar-BBKrpnm?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartandhp I hear comments that one person can't impact the economy that much but, I have to disagree. Trump will likely send us into another recession worse than the last...
  19. excalibur

    Economy added 313,000 jobs in February

    MAGA Economy added 313,000 jobs in February, as unemployment held at 4.1 percent
  20. D

    The real danger to the US economy in Trump’s trade policy

    The real danger to the US economy in Trump’s trade policy It’s not the tariffs, it’s what happens next. By Matthew Yglesias ==================================================== And not only will Trump be met soon with strong sanctions against the United States by other countries as...