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Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

March 27th, 2017 - 12:43 pm § in Donald Trump

BREAKING NEWS: After Trump Market Dump

Charts Show Alarm Bells Ringing on Trump Market Dump Dollar poised to wipe out entire post-Trump election rally Volatility, short bets rise after Obamacare repeal failure[...]

March 20th, 2017 - 10:18 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

TRUMPISM of the day: Hosting Merkel

So, sitting next to Merkel was Trump’s expert on trade … his fashion model cum handbag designer daughter. The POTUS told Merkel, “The negotiators for Germany have done a far better job than the negotiators for the United States. But hopefully we can even it out.” Trouble is [...]

February 17th, 2017 - 1:04 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Someone Tell Trump!

SHOWDOWN: FORD NOT scrapping plans to build Mexico factories… APPLE to start India manufacturing…[...]

February 15th, 2017 - 1:59 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Real Estate As An Investment For Wealthy Chinese

When Anna Riley, a Seattle-area real-estate agent, held an open house for a new $2.3 million listing in the tony city of Bellevue late last month, the pool of prospective buyers was different from the usual assortment of tech magnates, sports stars and chief executives.  Twenty groups of buyers vis[...]

February 13th, 2017 - 2:28 am § in The Ave Scene

The State Bank

Here’s a video of the committee hearing Thursday on SB 5464-Creating the Washington Investment Trust (State Bank). Please contact members of the FII committee and ask them to pass the bill out of committee: Sen. Bob Hasegawa – Washington State Senate Democrats – VIDEO: Public hearing for b[...]

January 31st, 2017 - 11:26 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Donald Trump Is Handing China the World

President Donald Trump wants to build up the U.S. Navy, a move based on 19th and 20th century imperial conflicts, that could help the United States counter China’s aggressive expansion into the Western Pacific if we are imagining we will fight WWII again. Worse the new, bigger fleet will come too[...]

January 23rd, 2017 - 5:37 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

The truth about “job killing regulations”

“Job-killing regulation,” a phrase invented (or, at least, first popularized by The Great Dissembler, Ronald Reagan), is one of those wonderfully catchy phrases whose propaganda power lies in its ability to sound true even when it isn’t. “But the idea that regulations stunt job growth more b[...]

December 5th, 2016 - 10:46 am § in America

Warren Buffett Doesn’t Think Donald Trump Will Send the Economy Off Course

 Reassurance? [...]

December 2nd, 2016 - 10:45 am § in America

Trump Votes Come From America From America’s Sinking Low Productivity Masses

While Donald Trump brags about “saving” assembly line jobs in Indiana, not only did Mrs. Clinton win the popular vote by more than 2.5 million votes, her votes came from Americas new productivity class … the industries located on our coasts. Trump’s populism is not all that n[...]

November 21st, 2016 - 1:54 am § in The Ave Scene

David Brewster: Is the Seattle boom a bubble?

David Brewster Here’s an admirably complete and nuanced story by Paul Roberts on the Seattle economy, and whether the signs of a mild slowdown could turn into another one of Seattle’s periodic busts. The signs would indicate the wisdom of a cautious path in government spending and projec[...]