Economy

U.S. Essential to South Korea Economic Miracle

Friday’s elaborate Winter Olympics opening ceremony, as is normally the case for the event’s host country, was a showcase for South Korea – its symbols, traditions, achievements and aspirations. But as Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria notes, the rea...

The Fed Ignores Inflation at Its Peril

Opinion by Desmond Lachman InsideSources.com It is often said that policymakers who forget history are bound to repeat it. One wonders whether the same might be said of the Federal Reserve in its seeming current disregard of the lessons from...

NAFTA Exit Would Hurt Ag, Auto Industries: Rove

As President Trump’s team, led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, currently engages in pivotal trade talks with Mexican and Canadian leaders in Montreal, they would do well to heed the advice of Republican strategist Karl Rove. This round of ta...

County Unemployment Drops Below 10% in 2017

Fresno County's chronically high unemployment rate fell to 8.6% for 2017, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD).  The news marks only the fourth time in 27 y...
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Americans Warming Up to Trump’s Tax Cuts

News Analysis by Drew Phelps According to a SurveyMonkey/New York Times poll released this week, the tax reform package passed into law last month is gaining popularity among taxpayers. While still unpopular on the whole, it is clear that ...
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