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States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes

STATES CAN OFFER A LESSON AS GOP PROPOSES DEEP CUT TAXES

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy.

A Shifting Global Economic Landscape: Update to the World Economic Outlook

A SHIFTING GLOBAL ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE: UPDATE TO THE WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

By Maurice Obstfeld Today we released our update to the World Economic Outlook . An accumulation of recent data suggests that the global...

 
 
 
Inflation, not Trump or Brexit biggest headache for Russian central bank

INFLATION, NOT TRUMP OR BREXIT BIGGEST HEADACHE FOR RUSSIAN CENTRAL BANK

The Russian economy's biggest woe is inflation and not Britain's vote to leave the European Union or Donald Trump's US presidential...

DEUTSCHE BANK: The risk of a full-blown trade war between the US and China is rising

DEUTSCHE BANK: THE RISK OF A FULL-BLOWN TRADE WAR BETWEEN THE US AND CHINA IS RISING

LONDON - The risk of a serious trade war between the world's two largest economies has sharply increased, according to analysts at...

 
 
 
Check out these cars GM created in the 1980s with tech decades ahead of its time

CHECK OUT THESE CARS GM CREATED IN THE 1980S WITH TECH DECADES AHEAD OF ITS TIME

Touchscreen infotainment systems are the all the rage these days. For most drivers, the idea of a touchscreen that controls all of...

Is A Stock Market Crash Looming? These Charts Say No

IS A STOCK MARKET CRASH LOOMING? THESE CHARTS SAY NO

From Taki Tsaklanos : All stock market indexes in the U.S. reached all-time highs in the last couple of weeks. It is interesting to...

 
 
 
We could be heading for 'a stock pickers' paradise'

WE COULD BE HEADING FOR 'A STOCK PICKERS' PARADISE'

Money has been flowing from actively managed funds to low-cost passive investments like exchange-traded funds. Active managers have...

How a young company's retro backpacks took over thousands of cities and college campuses

HOW A YOUNG COMPANY'S RETRO BACKPACKS TOOK OVER THOUSANDS OF CITIES AND COLLEGE CAMPUSES

Even if you haven't heard of Herschel Supply Co., it's likely you've seen their products. The nostalgia-inspired backpacks, bags, and...

 
 
 
Trump and Conflicts of Interest

TRUMP AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Photo Credit ====================== I was driving to a meeting of the Baltimore CFA Society, and listening to Bloomberg Radio, which...

New Year, Bolder Approaches in Asset Management

NEW YEAR, BOLDER APPROACHES IN ASSET MANAGEMENT

Another quarter, and year for that matter, just concluded, so it seems appropriate to look at what asset management firms are currently...

 
 
 
EPA Defies Automakers And Keeps Strict Fuel Economy Standards Before Trump Takes Office

EPA DEFIES AUTOMAKERS AND KEEPS STRICT FUEL ECONOMY STANDARDS BEFORE TRUMP TAKES OFFICE

Automakers in the U.S. seem anxious- eager, perhaps? -for Donald Trump to take office, especially with still-looming questions over...

Here's the memo the CEO of JPMorgan's giant investment bank just sent to staff

HERE'S THE MEMO THE CEO OF JPMORGAN'S GIANT INVESTMENT BANK JUST SENT TO STAFF

JPMorgan on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat on the top and bottom lines. The corporate and investment bank, in particular,...

 
 
 
Wells Fargo misses on earnings in its first full quarter since its accounts scandal

WELLS FARGO MISSES ON EARNINGS IN ITS FIRST FULL QUARTER SINCE ITS ACCOUNTS SCANDAL

Wells Fargo missed on earnings in its first full quarter since its fraudulent accounts scandal. The bank reported earnings per share...

Here comes Bank of America

HERE COMES BANK OF AMERICA

Bank earnings kick off on Friday with Bank of America expected to report fourth-quarter earnings at 6:45 a.m. Analysts are expecting...

 
 
 
China exports shrink as Trump trade tensions loom

CHINA EXPORTS SHRINK AS TRUMP TRADE TENSIONS LOOM

HONG KONG - China's exports fell back into contraction last month, signaling renewed weakness for the world's second biggest economy...

Amazon announces plan to create 100,000 US jobs, with Trump's team quickly taking credit

AMAZON ANNOUNCES PLAN TO CREATE 100,000 US JOBS, WITH TRUMP'S TEAM QUICKLY TAKING CREDIT

He won't take office for another week, but President-elect Trump's administration has been happy to take credit for a number of job-creation...

 
 
 
Meet the women going on strike to protest Donald Trump

MEET THE WOMEN GOING ON STRIKE TO PROTEST DONALD TRUMP

“Women have the power to disrupt systems, outside the home and inside the home.” Women protesting outside of Trump Tower in October....

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims increase to 247,000

WEEKLY INITIAL UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS INCREASE TO 247,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending January 7, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 247,000, an increase...

 
 
 
Russian economy to grow steadily in next 5 years, but has capacity for more - IMF

RUSSIAN ECONOMY TO GROW STEADILY IN NEXT 5 YEARS, BUT HAS CAPACITY FOR MORE - IMF

Russia will see average GDP growth of 1.5 percent in the next five years, according to International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing...

Initial jobless claims rise less than forecast

INITIAL JOBLESS CLAIMS RISE LESS THAN FORECAST

Initial jobless claims increased by 10,000 to 255,000 last week, according to the Department of Labor. Economists had forecast that...