By Timothy P. Carney | 11/26/13 02:08 PM
FDR loved him some Big Business-Big Government collusion. See the National Industrial Recovery Act, or the Export-Import Bank, which FDR created. Ask the Schechter Brothers or Roscoe Filburn about what it was like to be a small businessman in FDR's time.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/25/13 07:22 PM
Labor market “churn” is picking up, but it remains low. Friday's Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey showed that there were 4.6 million hires in September, to go along with 4.4 million job separations. Overall job churn is still far from its prerecession...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/25/13 01:42 PM
Sen. Jerry Moran, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, warned roughly 500 of the committee's top donors Monday that recent changes to the Senate's filibuster rules could hurt the economy and threaten energy and financial services sectors in particular.
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/25/13 01:27 PM
Sheldon Adelson was the biggest Republican donor in the 2012 election. Now he's lobbying to curtail online gambling. Why? Presumably because online gambling would compete with his business: casino gambling. Some industry insiders think online gambling could bring new people into the worlds of...
11/25/13 01:17 PM
(www.foxbusiness.com) Economists pared back their estimates for growth in the fourth quarter, according to a new survey, even as the Federal Reserve keeps it foot squarely on the accelerator.
11/25/13 10:56 AM
(www.salon.com) The Science Guy weighs in on how teaching kids about evolution will impact the U.S. economy well into the future
By Joseph Lawler | 11/25/13 09:03 AM
One major economic development to watch is the fallout of last week's decision by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to deploy the "nuclear option" for nominees. The result will be that President Obama will need only 51 Senate votes for his nominees for executive branch and judicial positions.
By Brian Hughes | 11/25/13 08:58 AM
President Obama will look to build momentum for immigration reform and his economic proposals this week during a West Coast fundraising swing, recasting his attention on domestic priorities after securing an initial deal to curb Iran's nuclear program. Obama will hold policy events Monday and...
By Associated Press | 11/25/13 08:58 AM
The stock market is opening higher after world powers and Iran reached a deal on the country's nuclear program and as Wall Street was poised to extend seven weeks of gains.
By Associated Press | 11/25/13 08:53 AM
Despite signs that the economy is improving, big store chains like Wal-Mart and Kohl's don't expect Americans to have much holiday shopping cheer unless they see bold, red signs that offer huge discounts.
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