Economy

If the Midterms Were Held Today, Gas Prices Might Have Saved the Democrats' Skin
January 16, 2015

A reminder that politics is largely about luck.

The Three Worst Foreign Policy Predictions of 2014
Russia would never invade Ukraine? Get ready for $5 per gallon of gas? Iran will have a nuclear weapon?
December 31, 2014

Russia would never invade Ukraine, right?

The Three Worst Economic Predictions of 2014
Minimum wage hikes will cripple job growth? Long-term unemployment is tied to unemployment benefits? Obamacare will be a drain on the economy?
December 29, 2014

Obamacare will kill jobs? Try again, Ted Cruz.

Stop Celebrating the Ruble's Collapse. Cheap Oil Could Come Back to Bite the American Economy
December 16, 2014

The lower the prices of oil goes, the less sense drilling in Western states makes. 

Elizabeth Warren's Latest Wall Street Attack Was Her Boldest Yet
The Massachusetts senator isn't letting her Democratic colleagues off the hook
December 09, 2014

The Massachusetts senator isn't letting her Democratic colleagues off the hook.

The Economic Forecast for 2016 Favors Hillary Clinton
December 01, 2014

It's the economy, and it's not stupid.

Russia's Currency Is Plummeting and Putin's Billionaires Are Cannibalizing Each Other
November 07, 2014

This is what it looks like when an oligarchy destroys an entire economy.

The October Jobs Report Shows Wages Still Aren't Growing
November 07, 2014

That's why Americans are so down on the economy.

Obama Says Economic Recoveries Have to Be Slow. In a New Paper, His Former Advisor Argues Otherwise
November 06, 2014

The next time policymakers claim that they just can’t help people when the banks screw up the economy, we can respond: “Don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s raining.”

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