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Paul Brandus: The next battleground in the gun debate may be taxes

Guns and ammunition could be increasingly seen as an undertapped source of revenue, writes Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Paul Brandus: Follow the money — the mark-to-market grade for the Trump administration isn’t great

Trump has disrupted supply chains, blown up market relationships that took years to build and added uncertainty that makes executives cautious about capital spending, and foreign investors think twice about investing in America......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch9 hr. 29 min. ago

Paul Brandus: George H.W. Bush’s qualities are missing today

The qualities most associated with the 41st president, who died Friday, are in short supply today, writes MarketWatch columnist Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

Paul Brandus: America has always been great, and men like George H.W. Bush made it greater

The qualities most associated with the 41st president, who died Friday, are in short supply today, writes MarketWatch columnist Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 1st, 2018

Paul Brandus: A White House reporter’s take on the Acosta-Trump dustup

The real issue here, outlined in the suit, is that in an open democracy, it “is critical to preserve the media’s ability to ask hard questions and hold the government accountable,” says Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Paul Brandus: With Saudi Arabia, Trump has the one thing he should understand: leverage

Now, and beyond the view of most Americans, the royal family’s power is waning......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2018

Debate recap: McCaskill and Hawley square off over healthcare, taxes, tariffs

5 On Your Side along with Nine Network Public Media and the St. Louis Public Radio hosted an hour-long senate debate between Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Claire McCaskill. Here is a recap of what happened in Thursday night's debate. Cuts .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2018

Paul Brandus: Like Hoover and Dubya, will Trump eat his words about the economy?

There are reasons to be concerned the U.S. economy, far from being the best it’s ever been, is slowing down, writes Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 15th, 2018

Paul Brandus: Trump may not be done shaping the Supreme Court in his image

After putting two conservatives on the Supreme Court in 20 months—Neil Gorsuch and now Brett Kavanaugh—President Trump could easily get one, perhaps even two more chances to make his mark on this third branch of the federal government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Paul Brandus: Silicon Valley to Trump: Thanks for the tax cuts, now go away

The tech CEOs have already gotten what they wanted from the president—giant tax cuts, which have bolstered already fat bottom lines by billions.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2018

Minimum wage increase debate heats up as St. Paul restaurant workers rally for, and against, tip credit

Two groups held marches outside of St. Paul City Hall today, on different sides of the argument regarding whether or not a proposed $15 minimum wage in the city should include a tip credit. A tip credit is a structure that allows businesses to pay .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

Paul Brandus: Red states love renewable energy, so why does Trump bash it?

Donald Trump doubles down on coal, but even in the red states, wind and solar are the future, writes Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2018

Paul Brandus: Don’t tell Trump, but leaks can be beneficial to presidents

Yet in a broader context—and surely Trump knows this—leaks can be useful in government, as they are in the private sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2018

Paul Brandus: The bizarre disconnect between Trump and the White House on Russia

There’s a bizarre disconnect between what the president says and what his administration has done......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2018

A history of Europe"s efforts to rein in Big Tech

The European Union has emerged as a tech battleground because of its tough rules on data protection, hate speech, taxes and competition......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 18th, 2018

The 21st Century has not been the American Century

How did we descend from the country that cured polio, built the interstate highway system and put a man on the moon, asks Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 5th, 2018

The 21st Century has not been the American Century

How did we descend from the country that cured polio, built the interstate highway system and put a man on the moon, asks Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 5th, 2018

Tech Companies Win Reprieve as EU Parliament Delays Copyright Law

EU lawmakers rejected new copyright rules, instead opting for more debate, a victory for tech firms that are facing a broader European effort to rein them in on topics ranging from privacy to taxes......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 5th, 2018

Paul Brandus: The 21st Century has not been the American Century

How did we descend from the country that cured polio, built the interstate highway system and put a man on the moon, asks Paul Brandus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 4th, 2018

Paul Brandus: When it comes to the press, Trump has been more bark than bite

Trump’s attacks on the media are not unprecedented......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2018

Oppenheimer"s Bull Vs. Bear Debate On Tesla

Shares of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) aren't far off their all-time highs, but the stock remains one of the most divisive on Wall Street. Oppenheimer looked at five battleground points for bulls and bears in a Tuesday repor.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2018