Newsletter

  • FILE PHOTO: Kudlow gives a press briefing at the White House in Washington

    Kudlow: Tax Cuts 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0 May Be Coming

    Larry Kudlow, director of President Trump’s National Economic Council, sat down for a wide-ranging interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer Wednesday morning in New York. Kudlow made headlines last month by...

  • Economists See More Growth Ahead

    Most business economists in the U.S. expect the economy to keep chugging along over the next three months, with rising corporate sales driving additional hiring and wage increases for workers. The...

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    New Tax on Non-Profits Hits Public Universities

    The Republican tax bill signed into law late last year imposed a 21 percent tax on employees at non-profits who earn more than $1 million a year. According to data from the Chronicle of Higher...

  • New Indexes Track Rising Drug Prices

    Bloomberg News today introduced price indexes for some of the most common and best-known drugs. The indexes cover 40 of the most widely used treatments across six categories: “diabetes, cancer, HIV,...

  • The Wall Street sign is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange, March 26, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East/Files

    Stock Buybacks Soar to Another Record

    U.S. companies announced more than $346 billion in share buybacks in the second quarter of 2018, according to data released by the investment research firm TrimTabs last week, shattering the previous...

  • Immigrant children now housed in a tent encampment under the new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration are shown walking in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas

    The US Now Spends $1 Billion a Year Detaining Immigrant Kids

    Detaining immigrant children has become a $1 billion business, the Associated Press reported Friday. Grants from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) “for shelters, foster care and other...

  • Is the War on Poverty Over?

    The White House declared this week that the war on poverty “is largely over and a success” as it pushes for stiffer work requirements for recipients of federal aid. In a paper released Thursday,...