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Economist calls for Washington and Beijing to set up forum for talks on trade, including 'joint collection of data and information sharing'... [Read More]
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Ripping into Federal Reserve policy for being too tied to the notion economic growth causes inflation, economist Stephen Moore said he is "very worried" the Fed is "working against the pro-growth policies that Donald Trump has put into effect.""They are still driven by this... [Read More]
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Unless you work in finance, you've probably never heard of John Bogle. But if you have a retirement account, you nonetheless owe him a large debt of gratitude. Bogle, who died Wednesday at age 89, was responsible for one of the most remarkable financial innovations in modern history: the index fund, a low-cost mutual fund that doesn't try to actively manage investor money but simply buys stocks or bonds in proportion to their representation in a target index, such as the S&P 500. Bogle didn't invent the idea — that credit should go to Nobel prize-winning economist Paul A. [Read More]
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Influential figure speaks out against state-led growth model, saying it's 'inconsistent with our reforms'... [Read More]
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In 2018, Singapore was named the world's most expensive city to live in for the fifth consecutive year. That's partially thanks to the cost of buying and running a car in the city. Paris and Zurich are tied for second place in the Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living report. Asian and European cities dominate the list; the highest ranking American city is New York City (No. 13). Singapore has spent five years dominating the list of the world's most expensive cities. That's according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living report,... [Read More]
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DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Frayne Olson studied agricultural economics in college. But now, the North Dakota State University extension crop economist/marketing specialist says, not altogether in jest, that he might have done better to study political science. [Read More]
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Frayne Olson studied agricultural economics in college. But now, the North Dakota State University extension crop economist/marketing specialist says, not altogether in jest, that he might have done better to study political science."I'm not a political science major. I'm... [Read More]
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AgCarolina Farm Credit recently announced that 21 young, beginning and small farmers took part in the Ag Leadership Institute in Raleigh.The Ag Leadership Institute features a wide range of speakers discussing many factors contributing to the success of a farming operation."Offering educational opportunities like the Ag Leadership Institute are a cornerstone of our cooperative," AgCarolina President and CEO Dave Corum said. "Our mission is to better the rural and agricultural communities of eastern North Carolina."Participants in the Ag Leadership Institute came from across AgCarolina Farm Credit's 34-county eastern North Carolina service area to take part in an engaging two-day... [Read More]
An agricultural economist broke down in a discussion Wednesday how milk production, popular products, trade and other factors affect the dairy market. [Read More]
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It could take nine months to a year to figure out what's ahead for Paradise after the Camp Fire, according to an economist who has an uncommon vantage point. It could take that long …... [Read More]
The federal government's failure to pay its workers during the shutdown has caused hardship for many. Economist Joseph Stiglitz tells NPR's Melissa Block why so many have no savings to fall back on. [Read More]
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Gilles Paquet, an economist and academic who'd been charged with reviewing the mandate of the National Capital Commission, died this week at the age of 82. [Read More]
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North Carolina tax collections keep outpacing expectations. The top economist on the General Assembly's nonpartisan staff says state revenues for the first half of the fiscal year through December are …... [Read More]
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In a series of tweets on Friday morning, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman accused "Trump loyalists" of knowing deep down in their hearts that the president committed treason, but they don't care because he appeals to their racist instincts. Taking the measure of the national zeitgeist,... [Read More]
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The senior Congress leader took to Twitter to say that these numbers were rejected by every economist and statistician of repute. [Read More]
The United States touts itself as a shining beacon of democracy, but a new report published by the Economist suggests otherwise. RT's Redacted Tonight examined why America's democracy is ranked 25th worldwide – below Chile's. [Read More]
For the last three months, Louisiana's forecasting panel has debated economist suggestions to boost the estimates of how much money the state will take in this year. [Read More]
Joseph Mengedoth, associate regional economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, said the December report was "somewhat mixed." [Read More]
The past year has seen the surprising ascent of French economist Thomas Piketty to "rock star" status. The reading public's appetite for his economic treatise seems motivated by a growing unease about economic inequality and an anxiety that the "Great Recession," which followed the financial crisis of 2008, defines a new economic normal. The seemingly plutocratic response to the crisis has become the focus of angry attacks by protesters on both left and right, but their criticisms have had little practical effect, even while subsequent events have confirmed their fears. In 2010, the United States Supreme Court sealed the... [Read More]
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Friday marked the 28th day of the federal government shutdown... [Read More]
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