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Real Time Economics: Trump Dials Up Pressure On China, Threatens Another $200B In Tariffs
Real Time Economics: Trump Dials Up Pressure On China, Threatens Another $200B In TariffsThis is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning! It’s Tuesday, so there must be more trade news: President Trump doubles down on China tariffs, China may weigh responding to a ...read more
Source: Wall Street Journal
Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018 04:27:00 GMT
How Trickle-Down Economics Won the Colombian Election
How Trickle-Down Economics Won the Colombian ElectionMr. Reyes is the director of the Observatorio Fiscal at Universidad Javeriana. BOGOTÁ, Colombia — The victory of Iván Duque in the Colombian presidential race on Sunday is the result of a series of unfortunate ideological exports from the United States.read more
Source: The New York Times
Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018 02:51:00 GMT
Letter: How the economics of housing now controls us
Letter: How the economics of housing now controls usYour report on the cost of housing in the Bay Area is excellent, and deserving of the front page (“Renting getting out of reach,” Page A1, June 14). What’s amazing about this is not that you have to earn $45 an hour to rent a two-bedroom apartment in ...read more
Source: The Mercury News
Published on Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:11:00 GMT
Pompeo says China is engaging in ‘predatory economics 101’
Pompeo says China is engaging in ‘predatory economics 101’DETROIT — China is engaging in “predatory economics 101” and an “unprecedented level of larceny” of intellectual property, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a business audience Monday. Pompeo made the remarks at the Detroit Economic Club as ...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:29:00 GMT
Jack Chambless: Teaching economics to America's nonthinkers a tough job
Jack Chambless: Teaching economics to America's nonthinkers a tough jobA few years ago one of my colleagues sent me the trailer to a movie called “Idiocracy.” This film was set in the United States in the year 2505. The premise was that after 500 years of rapid population growth among Americans with lower levels of ...read more
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:33:00 GMT
Updated Marigold Life of Mine Plan Confirms Near-Term Production Growth and Robust Economics
Updated Marigold Life of Mine Plan Confirms Near-Term Production Growth and Robust EconomicsVANCOUVER, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - SSR Mining Inc. (SSRM) (SSRM.TO) ("SSR Mining") is pleased to report results of an updated life of mine plan for the Marigold mine in Nevada, U.S., evaluating a sustained mining rate from the additional haul trucks ...read more
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:26:00 GMT
Pompeo: China Engaging in 'Predatory Economics 101'
Pompeo: China Engaging in 'Predatory Economics 101'China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a business audience Monday. Pompeo made the remarks at the Detroit Economic Club as global markets reacted ...read more
Source: Voice of America
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:45:00 GMT
Secretary of State says China engaging in ‘predatory economics 101’
Secretary of State says China engaging in ‘predatory economics 101’DETROIT >> China is engaging in “predatory economics 101” and an “unprecedented level of larceny” of intellectual property, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a business audience today. Pompeo made the remarks at the Detroit Economic Club as ...read more
Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:19:00 GMT
Real Time Economics: Trade Tensions Weigh on Markets; After China, Nafta In the Crosshairs
Real Time Economics: Trade Tensions Weigh on Markets; After China, Nafta In the CrosshairsThis is the web version of the WSJ’s economic newsletter. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning! Today we look at shifting focus among investors—from China to Canada and Mexico—as trade worries weigh on markets, peak growth for ...read more
Source: Wall Street Journal
Published on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 04:17:00 GMT