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Fox in the Hen House: Why Interest Rates Are Rising

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Donald Trump, Economy | 0 comments

On March 31 the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate for the sixth time in three years and signaled its intention to raise...

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Arizona teachers vote to go on first statewide strike

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Economy, Education, News | 0 comments

Arizona teachers plan to go on strike next week. After three days of voting, on Thursday, Arizona Education Association (AEA) and Arizona...

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This robot can build your Ikea furniture

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Economy, Startups, Technology | 0 comments

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who hate building Ikea furniture and madmen. Now, thanks to Ikeabot, the madmen can be...

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Far-right trolls spread hidden white supremacist messages with fake Starbucks coupons

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Economy, News | 0 comments

Right-wing trolls are trying to embarrass Starbucks by spreading fake coupons that purport to give black people free coffee — but...

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Kansas farmers panic after latest trade escalation with China

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in China, Economy, News, Politics, World | 0 comments

Kansas farmers and lawmakers reacted with anger and concern following another round of tariffs levied on U.S. exports by China, this time...

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Mobile money-saving app Qapital raises $30 million to spend on growth

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Economy, Finance, Technology, United States | 0 comments

Qapital, one of a slew of mobile applications trying to make it easier for users to save money (and spend it more wisely), has raised $30...

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The Cost of “The Resistance�: For CA, It’s $12 Billion

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in Economy | 0 comments

(Steven Hayward) If you’re an old-timer like me, cast your mind back to the tax reform of 1986, which was passed on a bipartisan...

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U.S. Will Pay the Price for Ignorance in Trade War With China

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in America, China, Donald Trump, Economy, Politics, United States | 0 comments

In the early 1980s, a delegation of Chinese businessmen invited me to Shenzhen, a former fishing village growing into a booming metropolis...

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Developing rapid response services for real estate agents, Agentology bags $12 million

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in Economy, Real Estate, Technology | 0 comments

Startups like Zillow and Trulia have reshaped the real estate market by giving consumers their 24-hour covetable, clickable window into...

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Goldman Sachs Reports Surge in Profits

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in Economy | 0 comments

NEW YORK—Investment bank Goldman Sachs said Tuesday that its first quarter profits rose by 26 percent, helped by a lower tax bill...

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Arizona teachers to vote on whether to strike this week

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in Economy, Education, News | 0 comments

Arizona teachers will begin voting on whether to strike on Tuesday. The voting will go on for three days. Although Gov. Doug Ducey (R)...

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Larry Kudlow hates the CBO — except when he agrees with its analysis

Posted by on Apr 17, 2018 in Donald Trump, Economy, News, Politics | 0 comments

Weeks into his tenure as Donald Trump’s director of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, former CNBC host Larry...

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CBO confirms GOP tax bill will worsen offshore tax dodging

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in Business, Economy, News, Politics | 0 comments

Saving American jobs from going overseas was the cornerstone of candidate Trump’s populist campaign for president....

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Colorado teachers go to the Capitol to demand more education funding

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in Economy, Education, News | 0 comments

Colorado teachers joined others across the country in demanding more education funding and higher teacher pay on Monday. About 400...

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While China Picks Winners, Trump Picks Losers

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in China, Economy | 0 comments

“It’s nonsense that there’s a beautiful free market in the power industry,� Energy Secretary Rick Perry said last week as he...

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What did VCs study in college?

Posted by on Apr 15, 2018 in Economy, Education, Finance, Technology, United States | 0 comments

Although some colleges may offer a major program in business or entrepreneurship, there isn’t exactly a major in venture capital or...

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Oklahoma teachers union calls off walkout, but teachers are still angry

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Economy, Education, News | 0 comments

After nearly two weeks of strikes, Oklahoma Education Association President Alicia Priest called for an end to the walkout. Although...

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Lies, damn lies, and Mick Mulvaney

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Economy, News, Politics | 0 comments

The coordinated right-wing attack on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took a turn Thursday when acting agency head Mick...

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World View: Japan Finds ‘Semi-Infinite Supply’ of Rare Earth Minerals in Its Territorial Waters

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in China, Economy | 0 comments

Contents: Japan finds ‘semi-infinite supply’ of rare earth minerals in its territorial waters; Japan’s rare earths...

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Arizona teachers are leaving the state and profession in large numbers. Here’s why.

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Economy, Education, News | 0 comments

Lindsey Jacoby lived 45 minutes away from the Phoenix school district where she taught fifth grade in 2011. She had just had her first...

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