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Led by a class of omnipotent central bankers, experts have gained extraordinary political power. Will a populist backlash shatter their technocratic dream?

On Tuesday 16 September 2008, early in the afternoon, a self-effacing professor with a neatly clipped beard sat with the president in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

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2016 Election Facts: Economy

The 2016 Presidential Candidates’ Stance & Statements on the Issue…

Donald Trump (WSJ)

  • Eliminate job-killing regulations
  • Trade war, other countries are “taking billions of dollars from us”, companies are leaving, China engaging in currency devaluation…
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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Rebound

Last month’s home sales data signalized stabilization in the U.S. housing sector; sales of previously owned homes rose 3.2% from August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million in September, according to the National Association of Realtors. 217 more words

Grading Obama administration

As the Obama administration draws to a close beginning in January 2017 after the election in November 2016 concludes, this article focuses on the overall grade I’d give President Obama and his administration and why. 379 more words


Closing Argument

NEW YORK CITY, New York — Donald J. Trump, the Republican nominee for president, will lay out a specific and detailed vision for the United States of America in a Saturday address that will focus on his closing argument for the campaign and on his first 100 days in office should he win, aides told reporters late Friday night. 205 more words


Muttering Bill

Bill Clinton attacked Donald Trump in his speech Friday at the Florida Education Association Delegate Assembly, held in Orlando.

“Why is this such a crazy election?” Clinton asked, delivering rambling, slow remarks for about forty-five minutes. 206 more words


Unlucky 7

Good Morning,

I don’t wish to be too alarmist ahead of the weekend but next year ends in a 7. If you’re superstitious or a little loose with statistics, that makes us due for another financial crisis. 930 more words

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