Massive Deficit Spending Greenlights Waste, Fraud, Profiteering and Dysfunction

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Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2018

The Federal Budget Deficit Is Up Nearly 42%

Tax revenue is up a meager 0.2% and spending is up 9.6%. The U.S. budget deficit is up alm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 13th, 2019

Upside Down CAPM: Part 8 - Deficit Spending Isn"t Stimulative Or Inflationary

Upside Down CAPM: Part 8 - Deficit Spending Isn"t Stimulative Or Inflationary.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 6th, 2019

Will Trump administration tax cuts, spending hikes blow up deficit and doom economy?

The Trump administration's tax cuts and spending increases have widened the federal deficit. Some say the measures will.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 6th, 2019

Deficit Spending Main Driver Of American Economy!

Deficit Spending Main Driver Of American Economy!.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 5th, 2019

Trump food stamp plan drags states, employers like Aramark & Wawa, into spotlight

The Trump administration’s efforts to squeeze government spending and eliminate waste have returned to the nation’s food stamp program, and it’s playing hardball to get what it wants. The administration estimates it can save up to $1.4 billion o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

Israel, Intel agree to reciprocal spending deal: ministry

Intel Corp has committed to buy 15 billion shekels ($4 billion) of Israeli products and services over the next six years as it begins a massive expansion of its local operations, Israel's economy ministry said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Pondera Solutions sees growth with federal fraud contracts

Folsom-based Pondera Solutions is seeing success since it expanded to offer its government fraud, waste and abuse-detection technology to the federal government and health plans......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2019

Facebook Ripped Off Game-Playing Kids And Their Parents In Multi-Year "Friendly Fraud" Scheme

Facebook engaged in a multi-year effort to trick kids and their parents into racking up massive cha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 25th, 2019

Can Blockchain Solve the Mess of Medical Records? IBM Announces Tie-Up With Healthcare Providers

A daunting challenge. Even as U.S. healthcare spending grew by 3.9% in 2017, the system remains riddled with waste, inefficiencies and data silos. In res.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 24th, 2019

Chinese drone maker DJI uncovers massive employee fraud scheme: report

Chinese drone maker DJI Technology Co. has.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 21st, 2019

San Antonio companies score big on 2018 federal contracts

Federal contracts in fiscal 2018 saw a massive increase for San Antonio-area businesses over the previous year, according to federal records compiled by USA Spending. In 2018, federal contracts accounted for $8.2 billion in revenue for local busine.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2018

Greetings From Stiltsville: Deficit Spending Is Not A Free Lunch

Greetings From Stiltsville: Deficit Spending Is Not A Free Lunch.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaDec 20th, 2018

Google Is Spending $1 Billion on a Massive New York City Expansion

Just weeks after Amazon announced plans to build office .....»»

Category: topSource: timeDec 17th, 2018

Google Is Spending $1 Billion On a Massive New York City Expansion

Just weeks after Amazon announced plans to build offic.....»»

Category: topSource: timeDec 17th, 2018

U.S. Budget Deficit Hits Widest on Record for Month of November

Spending doubled revenue. The U.S. posted the widest November budget deficit on record as spen.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 13th, 2018

Italy Trims Spending Plans in Bid to Avoid EU Discipline

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Italy will target a smaller budget deficit for next year in a bid to avoid being disciplined by the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018

Marriott Says It Will Pay for Replacement Passports After Data Breach. Here’s Why That’s Likely Baloney.

The hotel chain will only cover the cost of a new passport in cases where it "determine[s] that fraud has taken place." As you have no doubt heard by now, Marriott disclosed a massive data breach that exposed up to 500 mil.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 8th, 2018

Italian lawmakers give deficit-busting budget 1st approval

Italian lawmakers have given their first approval to the populist government's deficit-busting spending plan for 2019......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 7th, 2018

The New York Post: $100 million fraud settlement for buyout firm co-founded by Steve Young

A buyout firm that was co-founded by Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young has settled a high-profile lawsuit that accused it of a massive fraud cover-up, The Post has learned......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2018

After massive hack, Marriott pledges to pay for new passports if fraud has taken place

The promise could be expensive. It costs approximately $110 to get a new passport......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 4th, 2018