Choose Your News
Loading...
Tags:
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Slide
Thumbnail
Plus, Peterson's fundraising reflects Metro's growing influence and affordable housing supporters are contributing to bond measure. Portland is among the least-diverse metropolitan areas in the nation. But its neighborhoods are among the most integrated. Those are among the surprising findings of the most recent report by influential local economist Joe Cortright ... [Read More]
Thumbnail
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has reportedly become "tired" of being the face of some of the controversial policies emerging from the Trump administration. Sanders faced considerable blowback this week trying to defend the "zero-tolerance" immigration policy that leads to many immigrants being criminally prosecuted for crossing the border illegally. "She's tired of taking on water for something she doesn't believe in," one of Sanders's friends said to Vanity Fair. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has reportedly become "tired" of being the face of some of the controversial policies emerging from the... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Kim Jong Un appears stronger than President Donald Trump in the wake of their historic summit, according to a new Economist/YouGov poll.Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed a week…... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Justin Smirk of Westpac says remarks by Australia's central bank governor on housing show the country's macro policy outlook is a bit unique compared to other economies. [Read More]
Thumbnail
Jack Chan Siu-kit and Cheung Tsui-ling are reportedly the mystery buyers of the world's most expensive parking space. The parking space in Hong Kong fetched $760,000. Chan and Cheung, who own a large portfolio of Hong Kong property, are founders of the Chinese Youth Dreamers Foundation, a non-governmental organization. Chan is also the chairman of the board and executive director of Pan Pacific Financial Holdings. One of the Hong Kong residents who spent a jaw-dropping HK$6 million (US$760,000) on the world's most expensive parking space has been identified as the head of a financial company in... [Read More]
Thumbnail
A plurality of Americans support President Trump's latest executive order that mandates border crossing adults be detained with their children in federal custody until their immigration cases are heard. In a June poll by the Economist and YouGov, nearly 45 percent of American adults said they preferred Trump's - border crossing | Big Government... [Read More]
Thumbnail
California is among the top states for psychopaths, according to a study created by an economist at Southern Methodist University. [Read More]
Thumbnail
Hosting the World Cup doesn't pay off, says an economist who's written the book on big-budget sporting spectacles. [Read More]
We've gotten used to hearing about how the Kansas City economy, like the national economy, keeps moving ahead steadily but slowly. Emphasis on slowly.Economist Frank Lenk, director of research services at the Mid-America Regional Council, points out that economic growth has been right around 2 percent a year since the Great Recession. It might be a little higher this year, but it likely will fall off next year, Lenk suggests in a mid-year update to his 2018 regional economy forecast... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Paramount Pictures MoviePass mocked AMC Theatres on Twitter on Wednesday after AMC announced its own subscription plan. MoviePass tweeted, "AMC has repeatedly disparaged our model as a way to discourage our growth because all along they wanted to launch their own, more expensive plan." AMC will begin offering a $19.95 a month plan next week for three movies a week and other perks, putting it in direct competition with MoviePass. AMC Theatres wants to directly compete with MoviePass, and MoviePass isn't taking it lightly. The upstart movie- theater subscription service called... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Christinne Muschi/Reuters Leaders across the globe are slamming the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has seen thousands of migrant families separated at the US-Mexico border. Key US allies, including the UK, Canada, and France, are among the most vocal critics. Department of Homeland Security numbers show that roughly 2,000 migrant children have been separated from their families at the border in a recent six-week period. Leaders across the globe are slamming the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has seen thousands of migrant families separated at the US-Mexico... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Getty Images A slew of prominent Republicans are lashing out at the president and condemning their own party over the administration's decision to forcibly separate migrant families. They're arguing that the "zero tolerance" immigration policy amounts to "child abuse" and is a turning point for the GOP. "Some in my party are doing and supporting things I never thought possible," Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox wrote. Several prominent Republicans are lashing out at the president and condemning their own party over the administration's decision to forcibly separate migrant children, including babies, from their parents... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Alex Wong/Getty Images The trade war between President Donald Trump and China is heating up after tariff threats escalated. Comments from top Trump administration officials suggest the trade tensions will not dissipate anytime soon. According to economists, the size of Trump's newest trade threats risk putting an even bigger dent in the US economy. There appears to be no end in sight for the growing trade war between President Donald Trump and China, and US consumers could soon start feeling the squeeze. The battle between Trump and Beijing has kicked into high gear... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Existing-home sales fell in May for the second straight month as rising home prices due to tight supply continued to constrain sales, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. The realtors group also pointed a finger at rising interest rates, which are playing a role in "pinching the budgets of prospective buyers, and ultimately keeping some from reaching the market," said NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun. Sales of single-family houses, townhouses, condos and co-ops dropped 0.4 percent in May to an annual rate of 5.43 million, below analyst forecasts. Sales have fallen 3.0 percent from... [Read More]
Thumbnail
Kim Jong Un appears stronger than President Donald Trump in the wake of their historic summit, according to a new Economist/YouGov poll.Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed a week after the meeting said Kim is a strong leader, up from roughly half in April.Just 51 percent said the same of Trump. While Trump has touted the North Korea summit as a huge success, saying he attained "the big thing,"Americans were less sure. About a third of respondents said it was successful, and 22 percent said it was not. An even larger number didn't know what to think.  The closely watched event, held June... [Read More]
By Joey Cuyegkeng, Senior Economist, Philippines The central bank raised policy rate by 25bps to 3.5% after last month's tightening, in a bid to stabilise infla... [Read More]
Thumbnail
The price of oil is vulnerable to spikes from geopolitical events, though the U.S. economy seems only modestly at risk, an economist at the Dallas Fed said. [Read More]
Thumbnail
Rob Koepp of the Economist Corporate Network says that if the U.S. and China go ahead on tariffs, new supply routes will have to evolve. [Read More]
Thumbnail
meaning lots of uneaten food. Globally, abo... [Read More]
Thumbnail
China says it will impose retaliatory tariffs after the Trump administration announced that it will place tariffs on $50 billion in goods imported from China. Ali Velshi talks with Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton, about what the President's actions mean for American consumers. [Read More]
Loading...
Preview