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Government Nutrition Policy: A Big, Fat Failure

Authored by Jose Nino via The Mises Institute, In her book The Big Fat Su.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

Carillion collapse exposed flaws in UK government policy: lawmakers

The collapse of Carillion exposed the risks of using private companies to cut the cost of delivering public services and its failure could be repeated if the government does not learn lessons, lawmakers said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 9th, 2018

Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil

Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews5 hr. 1 min. ago

The Wall Street Journal: Trump reverses Obama-era cyberattack rules; unclear what replacement policy will be

President Donald Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing how and when the U.S. government can deploy cyberweapons against its adversaries, in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations, according to people familiar with the action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2018

Older Americans are filing for bankruptcy in record numbers

New research warns that seniors are in a financial crisis, and a big public policy debate on how wide the government safety net should be is looming......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2018

Singapore Home Prices Won’t Pop Without More Migrants

City Developments is still at the mercy of government policy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 14th, 2018

Japan’s Central Bank Is Roiling Markets

The Bank of Japan’s most significant policy changes to its massive monetary stimulus in two years quickly injected life into the government bond market. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank would permit the benchmark 10-year yield to .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 6th, 2018

Congress passes data security bill for small businesses

The US government doesn't have the strongest cybersecurity policy right now, but there's at least some progress on that front beyond what's happening at security agencies. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 2nd, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields hold steady after Fed keeps rates unchanged

U.S. government bond yields see muted moves after the Federal Reserve stays the course on monetary policy and emphasizes the strength of the domestic economy, underlining expectations for another two interest-rate increases before the end of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

Treasury yields hold mostly steady after Fed leaves policy unchanged.

U.S. government bonds Wednesday afternoon mostly unchanged after the Federal Reserve left benchmark rates unchanged and made few significant alterations to its policy statement, leaving the likelihood o.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bank of Japan surprises by keeping its ultra-easy monetary policy in place

As it introduces forward guidance, the BOJ keeps its key short-term interest rate at minus 0.1% and maintains its zero target for the yield on 10-year government bonds, despite a global wave of monetary tightening......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2018

Global stocks steady before central bank tests

World stocks and the dollar were broadly steady on Monday as a busy week of central bank meetings and company updates began, while Japanese government bonds sold off before possible monetary policy tweaks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 30th, 2018

World stocks dip before central bank test; Japan bonds down

World stocks fell and the dollar steadied on Monday as a busy week of central bank meetings and company updates started. Japanese government bonds sold off before possible monetary policy tweaks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 30th, 2018

Study: "Medicare for all" bill estimated at $32.6 trillion

Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, according to a study by a university-based libertarian policy center......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 30th, 2018

Market Extra: Here’s why investors will be keeping close watch on the Bank of Japan

After government bond markets around the world were rattled by talk of a potential policy shift by the usually sleepy Bank of Japan, investors are paying attention......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury rates climb as U.S.-EU trade tensions cool

U.S. government bond rates early Thursday advance as fixed-income investors awaited the latest policy update from the European Central Bank, which could affect Treasurys......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 26th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury rates climb ahead of ECB policy update, and as trade tensions cool

U.S. government bond rates early Thursday advance as fixed-income investors awaited the latest policy update from the European Central Bank, which could affect Treasurys......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 26th, 2018

China Bond Yields Climb as Government Signals Policy Shift

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 24th, 2018

Bond Report: Rates for Japan, U.S. government bonds rise amid expectations for BOJ policy shift

U.S. gov.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 23rd, 2018

Bond Report: 30-year government bond rate hits highest in July as Trump questions Fed policy

Treasury yields rise Friday after investors grappled with President Donald Trump’s comments criticizing the Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stocks struggle for direction as trade woes overshadow GE, Microsoft results

U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, as new questions surrounding government policy on both trade and the dollar cooled buying appetite, despite mostly upbeat domestic reports on from businesses and the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2018