Global Expansion Is in Sync, Even If Everything Else Is in Chaos
Faster sales growth is consistent with global growth pickup; all major regions on pace for positive earnings growth.
Bill Gross: Can Trump Give Us 3% Growth?
We have more technology but also low investment levels and growing global tensions, which make “dreaming of a bygone era” complicated, Janus’ Gross says.
Rising Credit Card Charge-Offs Pose $1 Trillion Question
If the economy is healthier, why are so many people failing to pay their bills?
The reality of the middle class squeeze
The writer questions the idea that 'more Americans have easier lives today than in years past.'
Gundlach, Ribbing ‘Second-Tier’ Managers, Says 3% Is Rate to Watch
The DoubleLine CEO took an apparent shot at Bill Gross while discussing his yearly outlook, which also predicted a stock selloff around Trump’s inauguration.
U.S. Consumer Confidence Jumps to Highest Level Since 2001
Measure of Americans’ expectations surges to a 13-year high after Trump election; more households expect better economy, labor market in year ahead.
The heart of U.S. economy is weaker than it looks
Cutting immigration could leave the United States with an even smaller working-age population supporting our retirees.
America’s New Normal Will Look Pretty Slow: Fed Economist
San Francisco Fed’s Fernald sees productivity key uncertainty; tepid growth will mean weaker wages and tax revenue gains.
Trump vs. Clinton: Poll favors GOP nominee by wide margin
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump may be trailing Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in national polls but among insurance and financial service professionals, he leads by a wide margin.
Harvard Study: Political Dysfunction Threatens U.S. Economy
Once the envy of many nations, the U.S. political system has become “our greatest liability,” three Harvard business professors say in a new study.