The Dow Jones Industrial Average was on the brink of claiming a thousand-point milestone for the first time since January 2018, ending the longest period without crossing such a psychologically significant level since the blue-chip benchmark crossed the 19,000 threshold three weeks after Donald Trump was elected president in November 2016. The attempt at a history-making … [Read more...] about President Trump touts stock market as Dow surpasses 27,000
Politics & War
It’s not often that Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the stock market all agree on something — but now they’re of one mind about lowering interest rates as soon as the Federal Reserve’s next meeting at the end of this month, even in a near full-employment economy. And while I don’t love it, I can live with it — and you can too. Read the source article at MarketWatch … [Read more...] about The Fed doesn’t have to cut rates — but it can in order to help the middle class
Arthur Laffer tells Paul Gigot why he thinks rapid growth will continue. … [Read more...] about [VIDEO] Can the Trump Economy Stay Strong?
Whether they call it a Freedom Dividend or a baby bond, some 2020 Democratic contenders have embraced the tenets of a universal basic income (UBI). And some have centered their entire campaign around the concept. Read the source article at MarketWatch … [Read more...] about Here’s what 2020 Democratic candidates have said about universal basic income
Stocks were set for a mixed open as news broke that China intends to present the U.S. with a set of preconditions in order to resume trade talks, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read the source article at MarketWatch … [Read more...] about These stocks will be hit hardest in a long, multi-pronged trade war