How The Feds Blocked Effective Flood Insurance

As the floodwaters brought by Hurricane Harvey last week recede and new hurricane Irma moves slowly toward the Eastern U.S., it might be edifying...

WSJ: Cohn’s Rebuke of Trump’s Va Response Cost Him Fed Look

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, probably will not get the nod as Federal Reserve chairman because of his blunt critique of...

Mnuchin: Congress should tie Harvey aid to Federal debt limit increase

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Sunday that Congress should tie Hurricane Harvey aid to an increase in the federal debt limit."Fox News Sunday" host Chris...

Bill Blain: “I’ve Got October 12th As The Day The Big Equity Crash Occurs”

The big risk? The ECB taper... what follows?“It will not always be summer; build barns.”Today’s sermon is about complacency.Yesterday, I read in a Fixed...

Push to Simplify Taxes Is On But Don’t Touch Some Deductions

President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have pledged to overhaul the nation's complex tax code. To slash taxes, they say they'll curb a web...

Americans Spent More on Taxes in ’16 Than Food, Clothing

The average American family spent more money on taxes in 2016 than they did on food and clothing, according to a new analysis.CNSNews.com cites a...

Cyber-Criminals Abandon Bitcoin; Homeland Admits “It’s A Lot More Legitimate Than People Think”

Regulators in the US, Europe and Asia who’ve sought to crack down on bitcoin – many of these regulators are also proponents of a...

Sen. Lee: GOP Has ‘Every Opportunity’ for Spending Reforms

Congressional Republicans have "every opportunity" in September to reform how money is spent in Washington, but care must be taken not to attempt to...

Trump’s Big Decision: Why Not Danielle DiMartino Booth For A Fed Post?

US President Donald Trump’s decision about who will replace Janet Yellen when her Federal Reserve chairmanship expires in February will be the biggest of...

Finding The Root Cause Of Recessions

Two things bear most of the blame: external shocks and economic volatility.The U.S. managed to avoid recession after the financial crisis, but Japan has...

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