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Financial Institution should not allow garnishment of customers' funds

The Federal Government needs to identify Rules to protect any form of Customers’ Funds Garnishment

A new ruling to reinforce the protection federal benefits from garnishment became effective May 1, 2011 after several hours of deliberation hearings from the International Monetary Funds (IMF) Committee. 426 more words

Business

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Why Trump's Budget Proposal is a Win for Trade Policy Realism

Certainly since Donald Trump has been elected president, there’s been a tension even among his most supposedly hawkish trade policy advisers over basic objectives: Should the United States seek to solve its major trade-related problems mainly by promoting exports, or mainly by curbing imports? 651 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Billionaire Wilbur Ross Is Expected to Be Easily Confirmed as Trump Trade Czar Monday

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is expected to be easily confirmed as U.S. Commerce Secretary on Monday, clearing President Donald Trump’s top trade official to start work on renegotiating trade relationships with China and Mexico. 483 more words

Leadership

Latest Data Signal Solid Momentum for U.S. Economy

Stronger consumer spending, rising factory production and firming inflation boost odds the Fed will increase rates again soon

By BEN LEUBSDORF
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Trump’s New Trade Guru May Actually Be the Adult in the Room

The appointment this week of yet another protectionist to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nascent economic team is being met with an unusual reaction on both sides of the aisle in Washington: a little relief, and a tiny glimmer of optimism. 1,284 more words

China

Making News: Thom Hartmann Interview on Trump and Trade Now On-Line

I’m pleased to announce that the video of my appearance last night on RT America’s The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann is on-line!  Click on this… 51 more words

Trade