Economy

 
 

5 1/2 Years of Obama: Where are we now!

A few months ago I re-tweeted an image that illustrated where the country was economically in Jan 2009  vs. the end of Q4 2013. So I decided to update that same chart using Q2 2014 numbers.
 

US Economy Needs Some Inflation

So many conservative politicians, I won’t name names, have been on the Feds’ case (Federal Reserve Bank), accusing it of a libertine attitude and a penchant for accommodative monetary policies whic
 

UAE-the New Florence?

Last week, Etihad Airways inaugurated its non-stop flight from Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi; flight time 16h 25m.
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Did Hell Just Freeze Over?

As America shivered through a historic freeze, Obama warmed up the discussion of poverty, the Senate passed unemployment benefits and debate shifted from austerity to inequality.
 

Fed publicizes plans for additional economic stimulation

The Federal Reserve said that it arranged the choice of more economic easing following the release of August's poor jobs report. Those efforts have been formulated, and were publicized on Thurs.
 

Re-characterizing an unfair portrayal

Oftentimes I feel as though the views of the Republican Party are not properly characterized in campus discourse.
 

Nonprofits Are Our Informal Government

As the director of a nonprofit 501(c)(3), I have had to quickly learn how these kinds of organizations function.
 

It's Politics Stupid!

In May 2009, former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson wrote an important essay in The Atlantic on the origins and implications of the 2008 financial collapse, called "The Qu
 

Defending the One Percent

It seems puzzling that Harvard University would grant tenure, let alone appoint someone to be the chairman of its economics department, who fundamentally doesn't believe in economics.
 

Mourning After Obama's Morning After

The President got in bed with Republicans to help him pass gun control legislation, but it was no love-match, they screwed him over & the morning after has left us with no new laws.