The five-page brief focuses on arguments about what drives productivity, wage growth, innovation and equity in the economy. All are issues that predate the coronavirus…View More As Economy Wobbles, Biden Stays Focused on Longer Term
The difficulty of maintaining roads and bridges that wind through mountains, coupled with a declining lack of revenue in part from the state’s beleaguered coal…View More G.O.P. Senator Faces Fraught Path to Infrastructure Deal
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Such moves would surely face resistance from lobbies. Pulling off the policy shift would necessitate decisive legislation and rigorous compliance requirements, as well as an…View More The Side of Wall Street That Matters Most Is Begging for Infrastructure
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen said higher interest rates might be needed to keep the economy from overheating given the large investments that…View More Yellen Says Rates Might Need to Rise as Economy Recovers
archived recording (SINGING) When you walk in the room, do you have sway? [MUSIC PLAYING] kara swisher I’m Kara Swisher, and you’re listening to “Sway.”…View More Can Pete Buttigieg Deliver Joe Manchin?
“Most Democrats seem to be on board with narrowing the differential between the tax rate on capital gains and ordinary income, but there’s opposition for…View More Why Biden’s Plan to Raise Taxes for Rich Investors Isn’t Hurting Stocks