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February 28, 2019 Editorial: Don’t turn water-quality protection over to private interestsSource: The Columbus Dispatch
Under the proposed Water Quality Certified Professional Program, the companies’ own consultants could, with training, be certified by the state to evaluate their own permit applications. Decisions on whether to allow a...
February 15, 2019 In China, government policies, rather than GDP numbers, tell us most about marketsSource: South China Morning Post
Crosscurrents is also an apt descriptor for what is happening within the Chinese economy. On the one hand, the government aims to support the economy. On the other hand, the importance of controlling systemic risks limits the use...
On Jan. 30, the U.S. central bank signaled that it was done raising benchmark interest rates after two years of aggressive rate hikes. As such, the Fed held its target rate steady at a range of 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent.
Source: Market Watch
Investors who are hoping the Federal Reserve signals a change or adjustment in its balance sheet policy on Wednesday are likely to be disappointed, economists said.
It just might be time to start thinking about a recession. Not a recession in the immediate future, of course. The latest jobs report was unexpectedly strong, and the economy is growing at a good clip. Then there's the yield...
January 24, 2019 How the U.S.-China trade war endsSource: Politico
The United States and China have just five weeks to come up with a deal that both nations can hail as “wins” in their closely watched trade war, and they’re each asking the other for major concessions heading into the next round...
January 24, 2019 Editorial: The Guardian view on Davos: elites without answersSource: The Guardian
Any advantage that politicians see in attending the World Economic Forum are these days weighed against the disadvantage of being seen to attend.
Source: The Guardian
The confrontation between MPs and ministers that consumed Westminster today... was caused by the convergence of the immensity of Brexit
January 11, 2019 What to Expect from the US-China Trade WarSource: MarketRealist
“I think there’s a very good chance that we will get a reasonable settlement that China can live with, that we can live with and that addresses all of the key issues. And to me those are immediate trade. That’s probably the...
Federal Reserve officials acknowledged that the policy path ahead is “less clear” after approving an interest rate hike at their most recent meeting.
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