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Only 5% of Americans who should be paying taxes related to household help are doing so, one economist estimates. [Read More]
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Financial markets signal that the torrent of American CEOs pulling out next week's Saudi investment conference is not a great concern, the Allianz economist says. [Read More]
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Chris Retzler of Needham Growth Fund and Scott Brown of Raymond James join 'Squawk Box' to discuss markets and the state of the economy. [Read More]
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OLAF FUB SEZ: According to economist John Kenneth Galbraith, born on this date in 1908, "Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalata…... [Read More]
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Having watched the decades-long transformation unfold, veteran economist Zhang Fan warns of economic challenges ahead in his new book... [Read More]
It's like waiting for a time bomb to explode. The nation's economic recovery is now in its ninth year, and economists such as Donald Klepper-Smith are left to wonder how much longer will it last. The average recovery period in the history of the United States is five years, according to Klepper-Smith, chief economist and director of research for New Haven-based DataCore Partners and the author of the New Haven Register's economic scorecard. "The question isn't whether we'll experience another recession in our lifetime," Klepper-Smith said of the average member of the baby boom generation. "The... [Read More]
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Getty One of my favorite one-liners is the joke by economist Paul Samuelson that the stock market has predicted nine of the last five recessions. It highlights the idea that sometimes we're bad prognosticators because we see "trends" that were really just data points. So how do you tell the signal from the noise? How do you know when something new is also something big? How much do our primate brains and changing weather patterns tell us about the future of immigration or war or online dating apps? "I don't think of history as much about studying the... [Read More]
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In a new New York Times op-ed, economist Paul Krugman pointed out that the Republican Party's apparent strategy for winning over voters in the 2018 election is taken right from President Donald Trump's playbook: Lie, lie, lie. [Read More]
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Moody's Economist Ryan Sweet joins CNN to explain how Hurricane Michael will impact the economy, both negatively and positively. [Read More]
In a scorching column for the New York Times, economist Paul Krugman said that members of the Republican Party who used to twist facts and use bad faith arguments to win over voters now just blatantly lie because they see President Donald Trump getting away with it. According to the Nobel Prize-winn... [Read More]
The Economist editor will no longer attend while Uber boss and other media also pull out in the event billed as a showcase of Saudi Arabia's transformation from a state dependent on oil into a technology and business innovator... [Read More]
Economist Nouriel Roubini said a recent sharp downturn in the prices of cryptocurrencies showed that nascent digital assets have poor fundamentals. [Read More]
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Diane Swonk, chief economist for Grant Thornton and an adviser to the Federal Reserve, talks with Ali Velshi about the sudden slide in the stock market and why the Federal Reserve is not to blame despite the President's attacks. [Read More]
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Paul Sheard of the Harvard Kennedy School says "systemic" issues like China's intellectual property practices form the backdrop of the country's "tit-for-tat" tariff war with the U.S. [Read More]
Journalists will boycott an investors conference in Saudi Arabia this month over the disappearance of The Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, according to The New York Times and The Economist. [Read More]
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Vishnu Varathan of Mizuho Bank says the "more pervasive and enduring effect" of the trade war will likely only come through in 2019. [Read More]
Frank Clayton, an urban and real estate economist, says the failure to provide for the intense infrastructure needs of town homes means they are too expensive to build and to buy in many areas. [Read More]
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The Texas Permian Basin Petroleum Index is showing continued growth in the Permian Basin since plunging in 2016 and Petroleum Economist Karr Ingham of Amarillo said he expects that trend to continue for several years. [Read More]
A gigantic plummet in US stocks is hitting indexes as far away as Europe and Asia. Robert Koepp, Director of The Economist Network, Speaks with CNN News Stream. [Read More]
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