Declining profits have experts fearing a recession in 2020

Never mind that the stock market is hitting historic highs — pay attention to profits. Several money managers, some of whom say there will be a recession in 2020, are worried that profit levels are declining. Profits, the lifeblood of an expanding economy and a booming stock market, are starting to run down, they note. Declining profits are often a […]

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Carter Page: I have a 'team of attorneys' scouring Horowitz report for potential lawsuits

Carter Page plans on going after FBI agents who spied on him Former Trump campaign associate Carter Page reacts to IG report on ‘Hannity.’ Former Trump campaign aide Carter Page told "Hannity" on Monday that he has a team of attorneys looking over the Justice Department inspector general's report for subjects of potential lawsuits, claiming that his reputation was badly damaged by […]

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House Dems believe they have enough votes to pass articles of impeachment, senior member says

Pelosi on impeachment: Sad time for our country Reaction from former Clinton adviser Richard Goodstein. House Democrats believe they have the 217 votes needed to pass articles of impeachment against President Trump stemming from his Ukraine call — enough votes to impeach Trump and send articles to the Senate — even before their planned hearings or formal investigation. A senior […]

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Young Australians have been thrown under the bus yet again

It's an easy time to get pigeonholed as an angry young person. So, let me start by assuring you I am neither. Neither angry nor, increasingly and on some measures, particularly young. So let’s just say I am disappointed. Disappointed at once again seeing – as I regularly have over an almost 15-year career observing policy making in the area […]

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US can have 'unlimited minimum wage': Larry Kudlow

Larry Kudlow on minimum wage White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on $20 minimum wage. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday that the U.S. economy is thriving and the minimum wage is headed toward $20. Continue Reading Below “We have tremendous prosperity. We are growing across the board. Unemployment is down. Wages are up. Consumers are booming — it’s […]

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Thousands of households have their Family Tax Benefit reduced or cut

More than 100,000 families will lose some or all of their family tax benefits under changes that took effect this month. New household income thresholds for Family Tax Benefit Part A apply from July 1, affecting thousands of Australian families, following legislation that passed last year. Families on higher incomes to see their Family Tax Benefit A reduced or cut […]

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Republicans have eaten our lunch. I want a 2020 Democrat who is tough enough to eat theirs.

I wrote a book about political compromise, but I am getting less interested in it all the time. For decades as a reporter I covered politicians in both parties, and admired them for making deals that inched the ball forward for everyone. My personal views were liberal, but I saw the value of each side acting as a check and balance on the other: Republicans asking practical questions about big new programs, Democrats blunting the plutocratic aspects of conservative-style capitalism. Win-win was what it was all about, I believed, and wrote. Both […]

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