It’s not a compliment when a president’s economic record is compared to that of Jimmy Carter’s, who held office during a troubled economy. Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have bemoaned President Barack Obama’s slow growth economy as similar to Carter’s. 1,080 more words
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In a report released on Monday, the Volcker Alliance gave good marks to California and Virginia for having their financial act together. The nonprofit organization, which was founded by former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul A. 314 more words
Montreal is an event-driven city. Think of the Grand Prix, the jazz festival, the Just for Laughs festival, the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.
Gil Rémillard wants that same spirit to animate the Conférence de Montréal, billed as the International Economic Forum of the Americas. 1,084 more words
In his op-ed in the weekend Wall Street Journal, John Taylor restates his confused opposition to what Ben Bernanke calls the policy of constrained discretion followed by the Federal Reserve during his tenure at the Fed, as vice-chairman under Alan Greenspan from 2003 to 2005 and as Chairman from 2005 to 2013. 2,597 more words