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Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

July 17th, 2017 - 12:23 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

JP Morgan Says That The Trump Mess Is Hurting the US Economy

Dimon says ‘bad policies’ are ‘hurting the average American’ Nine years after Barack Obama began the effort to pull us out of the Bush era’s Great Recession, the US is in the ninth year of expansion.  That should be great news but J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s outspoken CEO Jami[...]

June 21st, 2017 - 9:14 am § in Donald Trump

AFTER TRUMP: Ford Moves Jobs to China

Ford Motor Co. is moving production of its Focus model to China after production at its Michigan plant ends in 2019. Trump thanked Ford on Twitter for its decision to scrap the Mexican plant. The move, which Ford estimates will save it $500 million in production costs for the car, comes after  Tru[...]

June 7th, 2017 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

CAPITALISM

CAPITAL is not the same thng as capitalism. The free market is important because it generates capital. The issue is whether we need lazy heirs and wasteful plutocruds to generate that capital?[...]

May 26th, 2017 - 1:21 pm § in Misc.

How Come It Is So EXPEN$IVE To Build Stuff In The US?

Construction costs are significantly higher in the US than other countries — but GOP refuses to investigate Construction costs in the United States are significantly higher than what Europeans pay, but when given the opportunity to look into the cause and ways to streamline costs, the GOP killed t[...]

May 24th, 2017 - 12:20 am § in Misc.

THE CHINESE CENTURY: ASIA to TRUMP: we do not need YOU!

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum takes up trade changes spurned by Trump (Hanoi) Now that  U.S. President Donald Trump has declared his  “America First” protectionist policy  ministers from the China, Japan and other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation grouping, which acc[...]

May 10th, 2017 - 7:29 am § in The Ave Scene

China’s homegrown jumbo passenger jet takes to the sky

CHINA TAKES ON BOEING SHANGHAI, May 5 (Xinhua) — China took a major step toward becoming a global aviation powerhouse as its homegrown large passenger plane, the C919, took to the sky on Friday. The flight makes China the fourth jumbo jet producer after the United States, Western Europe and Ru[...]

May 5th, 2017 - 8:52 am § in Misc.

Lessons for the US from Germany

Workers and unions made modern Germany great The German economy is going great guns thanks to high exports and strong unions.[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 12:02 am § in The Ave Scene

Where Poverty Begins? $85,000

The Mercury NewsLiked In Santa Clara County, $84,750 is the low-income threshold for a family of four. It’s even higher in San Francisco and San Mateo counties. In costly Bay Area, even six-figure salaries are considered ‘low income’ That’s according to the U.S. Department of Housing and[...]

April 28th, 2017 - 8:32 am § in Donald Trump

U.S. economy bogs down in first quarter with slowest growth in 3 years, GDP shows

While Trump takes credit for “his economy,”  of course he will blame Obama now that the government’s official scorecard for the U.S. economy in the first quarter points to the weakest growth in three years.  Gross domestic product increased at a meager 0.7% annual pace in the first t[...]

April 25th, 2017 - 6:13 am § in America

A real world inflation chart

The government insists inflation is low. Try telling that to a college student! (Click here for source.)[...]