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Green New Deal, Madness in Economic Boom

Mental illness is a condition that is normally applied to individuals. “She is psychotic.” “He is schizophrenic.” Under the right conditions, it can also apply to groups. “We know from the sad experi.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 11th, 2019

McConnell Fast-Tracks Vote On Ocasio-Cortez"s "Green New Deal"

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could toss a major stinkbomb into the 2020 Democratic Primary as soon as next week. According to the Hill, the Republican leader is planning to call a vote on the "Green New Deal" resolution championed by Alexandria Ocasi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 21st, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks fall as weak economic data overshadow trade-talk optimism

U.S. stocks trade lower Thursday following many largely disappointing economic data and news reports that U.S. and Chinese negotiators began outlining a deal to end a long-running trade battle......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2019

Paul Brandus: Medicare for All isn’t ‘radical,’ it’s popular

Republicans are fond of saying that ideas such as a Green New Deal, or Medicare for All, are “radical” policies, but many voters support them, writes Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2019

Stocks slide on weak economic data

Negotiators reportedly may be close to coming up with a deal that will end the trade sanctions between the U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 21st, 2019

Green New Deal Won"t Enjoy a Free Lunch at the Fed

At the end of the day, the Green New Deal will face the same constraints that all such undertakings do: They can’t spend more than the economy can produce. Ignoring those constraints will either lead to inflation, a politically weakened Fed, or both......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2019

The Nightmare Fairyland Of The Green New Dealers

Authored by Richard Ebeling via The American Institute for Economic Research, When a small child runs around waving their.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 20th, 2019

FMC expects NxStage deal to close in next couple of days

Germany's Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) said on Wednesday it has won the green light from U.S. regulators to acquire U.S. home dialysis equipment maker NxStage and expects the deal to close in the next few days......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2019

The "Green New Deal" skips nuclear energy. Here"s why that could be a mistake

Sweden has slashed carbon emissions by going nuclear, so why doesn’t the U.S.?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 19th, 2019

MIB: How Do Ideas Multiply?

The dotcom bust presented a conundrum. Innovation and creativity boom drove the global expansion, but there was no good ways to precisely measure innovation’s impact on productivity and economic activi.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureFeb 19th, 2019

Amy Klobuchar says she doesn"t support free four-year college and called the Green New Deal and Medicare for All "aspirations"

Screengrab/CNN Sen. A.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 19th, 2019

‘The Red, White, Blue Deal’

FLASH: The Green New Deal is beyond Crazy If you have not been disappointed by politics lately, you have noy been paying attention. The political fantasies of today ma.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 18th, 2019

Why `Green New Deal’ Has Washington in Such a Lather: QuickTake

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal created a sprawling range of public-works programs to address the Great Depression. Eighty years later, some present-day members of his party say a program no less grand in scope is needed to address a new cri.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 17th, 2019

Israel can help Cuomo with his Green New Deal

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is advancing an ambitious proposal to establish New York as a world leader in clean and renewable energy. Critics of his "Green New Deal" contend that it lacks details explaining... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

A lesson for the Democratic left from Adam Smith

The Green New Deal along with the proposals by Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Charles E. Schumer and Bernie Sanders all fail in one important way: They violate the premise of democratic capitalism......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 15th, 2019

Anadarko strikes oil deal with Colorado town eyeing huge urban renewal opportunity

Oil wells, 1,200 acres and a town's economic future intersect......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

No decision yet on whether to push back China trade deadline: Trump adviser

The Trump administration has not yet made a decision on whether to extend a March 1 deadline for a trade deal with China, a top White House economic adviser said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

The Unrealistic Economics of the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal would both combat global warming and create millions of well-paid jobs. But by combining these goals, the Democratic plan would be absurdly expensive and deeply partisan—and thus more likely to set back than advance the climate cause......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 14th, 2019

Karl Rove, “Green New Deal ‘Laundry List of Lunatic Ideas"”

FLASH: Green New Deal Reads Like a Democratic Party Suicide Pact Karl Rove, former White House deputy Chief of Staff, blasted the proposal by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), for a Green New Deal and called it a “laundry list.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 14th, 2019

Why Sen. Mitch McConnell Is Going to Force a Vote on the Green New Deal

Majority leader lev.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 13th, 2019

Howard Schultz Rips "Unrealistic" , "Immoral" Green New Deal

Potential 2020 presidential candidate Howard Schultz slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 13th, 2019