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Last month, an internal survey done by a group of first year analysts at Goldman Sachs found that most junior bankers are suffering from burnout and demanding hours. Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon joined "Squawk Box" on Tuesday...
April 5, 2021 Here are 7 necessary ways to tax the richSource: Salon
Income and wealth are now more concentrated at the top than at any time over the last 80 years, and our unjust tax system is a big reason why. The tax code is rigged for the rich, enabling a handful of wealthy individuals to...
March 19, 2021 Opinion Vaccines: A Very European DisasterSource: NY Times
Yet at this crucial moment in the Covid-19 saga, when new vaccines finally offer a realistic prospect of returning to normal life, policy in the European Union has been marked by one bungle after another. Jabs in arms got off to...
Source: The Guardian
A quarter-century ago, I and other members of Bill Clinton’s cabinet urged him to reject the Republican proposal to end welfare. It was too punitive, we said, subjecting poor Americans to deep and abiding poverty. But Clinton’s...
February 17, 2021 Opinion - Why waning business confidence raises red flags over global economic recoverySource: South China Morning Post
t’s a worry now because the latest batch of world business confidence indicators seems to be showing signs of global economic activity starting to flag. Maybe it is a feature of the latest wave of lockdowns, or it could be...
As Washington squabbles over stimulus, the bond market is already counting on lots of fiscal spending and an economic bounce back. In an extreme case, inflation might be a risk.
Source: CNN Business
At best, the combination of the $900 billion plan passed in December, and this plan from the president-elect, can only help the economy to continue to tread water until the pandemic is under control.
January 4, 2021 Boris Johnson stood up to EU bullies and did far more than ‘get Brexit done’ — he preserved British democracy - videoSource: The Sun (UK)
Boris Johnson secures a Brexit deal preserving British democracy
Source: NY Post
Someone needs to tell these naïve bean counters that virtually all of China’s data is fabricated — even down to the number of children in school — for one simple purpose: to make Communist leaders look good.
Source: The Hill
The $900 billion stimulus package COVID-19 "relief" bill is exactly what one would expect from a dysfunctional, tone-deaf Congress: a pork-filled cluster filled with anything and everything that has nothing to do with the...
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