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Economy

February 26, 2020 5:22 am

Donald Trump’s Broken Trade Promises

It doesn’t appear the Trump administration knows how to shrink the trade deficit even if it wanted to.
Desmond Lachman
February 11, 2020 5:45 am

Wrong Way on Huawei

The Trump administration failed to block the U.K. from working with the Chinese telecom giant. Here’s why it matters.
Shay Khatiri
February 10, 2020 5:22 am

Europe Is Out of Economic Ammunition

The continent’s four biggest economies are all teetering. When they fall, they could take the world with them.
Desmond Lachman
February 4, 2020 5:39 am

No, the Coronavirus Is Not Good for the Economy

Despite what Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may hope or believe, global epidemics are bad for everyone.
Desmond Lachman
February 3, 2020 5:41 am

Is Congress Willing to Assert Responsibility for Trade? 

Congress has the means to stand up to the executive branch... if it wants to.
Philip Wallach, James Wallner and Clark Packard
January 29, 2020 5:24 am

Against the Sweet Meteor of Death

Stop being so down about the world. Everything is awesome!
Robert Tracinski
January 29, 2020 5:21 am

This Too Shall Crash

Before President Trump stakes his reelection on the economy, he should remember the warnings of Professor Hyman Minsky.
Desmond Lachman
January 28, 2020 6:00 am

Trump’s Unkept Fiscal and Spending Promises

He said he would eliminate the debt. Instead, he has raised spending and avoided necessary reforms.
James C. Capretta
January 16, 2020 5:43 am

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Challenge

He seems intent on leading his country toward the worst-case scenario.
Desmond Lachman
January 6, 2020 5:25 am

The 2020 Economy Could Be Bad for Trump… And the Rest of Us

As signs of a global recession threaten the president’s reelection, the administration seems blissfully unaware.
Desmond Lachman