Tuesday, October 28, 2014

General Economics

Wall Street Journal | Avoiding the Global Slowdown Blues
It has been five years since the end of the Great Recession, yet President Obama and members of his administration still speak of it as if it were yesterday and play down the anemic recovery.
Wall Street Journal | Gas at $3 Carries Rewards—and Risks
Gasoline prices have dropped below $3 a gallon at most U.S. gas stations, delivering a welcome lift to American consumers and retailers heading into the holidays.
Market Watch | U.S. ranks 20th in equality between men and women
Key measures of equality between men and women in the U.S. are improving, and a broad gauge shows the gender gap is narrowing, according to a new report.

Wall Street Journal | Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Looks as Far Off as Ever
U.S. farmers and pharmaceutical firms eyeing gains from a Trans-Pacific Partnershipshouldn’t hold their breath.