Tag Archives: Economic

Trump Hastily Adds Women, Nuts, Flunkies to Economic Team

When Donald Trump unveiled his team of economic advisors last week, it was widely noted that it was a list of 13 white dudes. Oh, there must be some mistake.. *runs off stage momentarily*. Now Trump has added some ladies in hilariously hasty fashion! The Trump campaign has released a list of nine “ECONOMIC ADVISORY COUNCIL ADDITIONS.” There are a ...

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Elizabeth Warren Rips Donald Trump's Dumbass Economic Plan

Today, Donald Trump spoke in Detroit to introduce his new, billionaire-friendly economic agenda. It was very bad. In fact, pretty much the only good thing about it was when he (accidentally?) said “titties.” http://gawker.com/donald-trump-c… Elizabeth Warren, who has a far less cordial relationship with the ultra rich, noticed the badness of Trump’s plan. Then she slammed his ass on Twitter. ...

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Elizabeth Warren Rips Donald Trump's Dumbass Economic Plan

Today, Donald Trump spoke in Detroit to introduce his new, billionaire-friendly economic agenda. It was very bad. In fact, pretty much the only good thing about it was when he (accidentally?) said “titties.” http://gawker.com/donald-trump-c… Elizabeth Warren, who has a far less cordial relationship with the ultra rich, noticed the badness of Trump’s plan. Then she slammed his ass on Twitter. ...

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Brexit heightens global economic risks, says G20

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs have said at the end of the G20 summit in China. The outcome of last month’s referendum “adds to the uncertainty” for the global economy, the group of the world’s 20 largest economies said. “In the future, we hope to see the UK as ...

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Italy to face 20 years of economic woe

The IMF has warned that Italy faces two decades of stagnant economic growth. Its latest report on the country puts growth this year at under 1%, down from its previous 1.1% estimate, and forecasts growth in 2017 of about 1%, down from a 1.25% estimate. The IMF says Italy will not reach pre-crisis levels until 2025, by which time its ...

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US eases economic sanctions on Myanmar

The US has removed more of its economic sanctions on Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, following historic political reforms in the country. Myanmar swore in its first democratically-elected government this year after decades of military rule. The US has lifted restrictions on 10 state-owned companies in the banking, timber and mining industries. However, the overall effect will be limited given ...

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Eurozone Economic Recovery Picks Up Speed, GDP Returns To Pre-Crisis Levels

The European Union released data on Friday showing that its member countries are experiencing better economic growth than expected, and the eurozone economy is finally surpassed its pre-crisis levels. The European Commission’s statistics bureau’s data shows that the 19-nation-bloc that uses the euro as its currency, which together make up the world’s second-largest economy, now has a bigger economy than ...

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The Civil War Did Wonders For Economic Mobility Down South

Photo: Getty In modern America, the ability to move up the economic food chain is a long shot. One method for shaking up entrenched economic classes that has worked in the past: civil war. Most of us figure that because the Civil War ended slavery and devastated the South in general, the wealthy Southerners who controlled the plantation slavery system ...

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Sanders preaches economic equality at the Vatican

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Democratic presidential hopeful spoke to an audience of clergy, academics and two South American presidents at a Vatican conference. Daily News – Politics

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China's economic growth slows to 6.7%

China’s economy grew 6.7% in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period last year, says the government. It is the slowest quarterly growth in the Chinese economy in seven years, but in line with expectations and China’s own growth targets. In the final quarter of last year, the economy expanded by 6.8%. Friday’s figures confirm the ...

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