And THAT will have an effect on the American economy across the board..... And THAT will slow our economy down.... And THAT IS gonna effect politics.... Dueling with Iran is NOT gonna help either.... You may have noticed, gas prices are on the rise and hitting levels … [Read more...] about Gas prices are up…..Trouble coming?
But wages? The amount people get paid? Is actually dropping even with various states and cities raising the minimum wage.... Oh, and anybody notice that more stores are going to self checkout machines more and more? The 3.9% unemployment rate in April set a new … [Read more...] about Jobless rate falls to 3.9%…lowest in 18 years….But?
They are calling Trump's bluff, eh? They follow China and the TPP nations.... ...from AP News.... The head of the European Union’s executive has warned the United States that the bloc will not negotiate trade concessions under threat, a day after President Donald … [Read more...] about EU warns Trump it won’t negotiate under trade tariffs threat….
Remember the Republican bums rush to get a tax cut (giveaway) bill passed at the end of last year? Oh, it was gonna help Americans save money.... Oh, in was gonna be the signature act to help Republicans in the midterm elections !.... Nope.... Slowly we have begun to … [Read more...] about Trump’s GOP tax cuts suddenly don’t seem to sell so good?…Open Thread for May 2, 2018…
Donald Trump's typical 'go hard' attempts at deal making is causing worries for all those involved in trade within the US and abroad..... In typical Trump fashion? No one...Except HIM will know make a final decision on all this which could result in price increases in goods … [Read more...] about We could be in for higher consumer prices from a Trump trade war….
They are not actually in force.... But their shadow is causing problems.... Even if the media has forgotten this.... The tariffs have brought higher prices for many manufacturers and construction firms and considerable uncertainty for both importers and domestic … [Read more...] about About those Steel Tariff’s…..
...from the NY Times.... The economy grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the first quarter, the government reported Friday, offering a preliminary glance at how last year’s sweeping package of tax cuts is affecting consumers and businesses this year. During the first three … [Read more...] about The US Economy might NOT be growing like many thought this year…
Republicans might have thought they where going to fool average American's into thinking their benefits from the tax law would help them as much as upper income people and big corporation's.... They didn't .... More than half of registered voters say they haven’t noticed an … [Read more...] about A majority of Americans see no benefit from the Republican tax cut….