Thursday, November 6, 2014

General Economics

Wall Street Journal | Three Easy Fixes to Dodd-Frank
Three easy financial reforms could be quickly enacted by the incoming Congress to reduce unnecessary and unproductive regulations and stimulate economic growth.
Wall Street Journal | Jobless Claims Fall; Labor Market Stays Strong
The number of new claims for jobless benefits fell last week, a new sign employers are becoming increasingly reluctant to lay off workers as the economy improves.

Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
Project Syndicate | A Growth Pact for America
America, once again, will have a divided government, with the Democrats holding the White House, and the Republicans controlling both houses of Congress.
Real Clear Markets | Will a New Congress Take the Economy Seriously?
In Tuesday's historic elections many based their decisions in the voting booth on the economic performance of Obama and the Democrat controlled Senate. Unfortunately for the president, the record has been bleak, and the long term U.S. economic outlook remains problematic.