Tag: Economy

Trump Gives GM Ultimatum: Reopen Closed Lordstown, Ohio, Plant

President Donald Trump this weekend called out multinational corporation General Motors (GM) for closing its first of four U.S. assembly plants it expects to shutter this year, urging GM CEO Mary Barra to quickly reopen the plant. Trump called out the automaker and Barra for laying off thousands of American workers and the recent closing […]

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Exclusive–Alan Tonelson: ‘Completely Unapologetic’ Globalists Who Oversaw Great Recession Are ‘Fueling Populism’

Economist Alan Tonelson, founder of the economics and public policy blog RealityChek, says the political and economic establishment that oversaw the Great Recession is “fueling populism” by being “completely unapologetic” about the failures of their globalist ideology. In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Tonelson reflected on a lengthy Washington Post essay by the […]

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Washington Senate Passes Bill Keeping Trump off 2020 Ballot Until He Releases Tax Returns

The Washington state Senate passed a measure this week that would keep President Trump’s name from appearing on the 2020 presidential election ballot until he makes his tax returns available to the public. CBS News reported that the bill, which passed in a 28-21 vote and is headed to the state House for consideration, would […]

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Can Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Be Trusted To Turn Facebook into a “Privacy-Focused Communications Platform?”

By Lambert Strether of Corrente Facebook CEO and squillionaire Mark Zuckerberg recently announced (in a Facebook post, naturally) that Facebook will become a “a privacy-focused communications platform.” He writes: As I think about the future of the internet, I believe a privacy-focused communications platform will become even more important than today’s open platforms. Privacy gives […]

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Boeing’s safety analysis of 737 MAX flight control had crucial flaws – Seattle Times

March 17 (Reuters) – Boeing Co’s safety analysis of a new flight control system on 737 MAX jets had several crucial flaws, the Seattle Times reported on Sunday. Boeing’s safety analysis of the flight control system called MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System) understated the power of this system, the Seattle Times said bit.ly/2F9Rlpg, citing current […]

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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank confirm discussions to merge

FRANKFURT, March 17 (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are in discussions about a possible merger, the two German banks confirmed on Sunday. “There is no certainty that any transaction will occur,” Deutsche Bank said in a statement. (Reporting by Tom Sims Editing by Ludwig Burger) Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. #wpdevar_comment_1 span,#wpdevar_comment_1 iframe{width:100% […]

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Links 3/17/19

He couldn’t hack it as a drug-sniffing dog. Now he’s conservation’s best friend CNN. Good dog! 11-foot wall of water: One dam breaks, three counties suffer Lincoln Journal-Star Severe Flooding Omaha to Southern Wisconsin – 50s Possible Late Next Week Star Tribune. Lots of charts and maps. Here is a National Weather Service map. Insurance […]

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Who’s Behind Trump’s Claim the Green New Deal Will Cost $100 Trillion?

Lambert here: The usual suspects, but it’s always nice to see names named. By Dave Anderson, Energy and Policy Institute. Cross-posted from DeSmog Blog. President Trump’s claim that the Green New Deal would cost $100 trillion can be traced back to the Manhattan Institute, a think tank backed by fossil fuel investor Paul Singer and […]

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RPT-Deutsche Bank set to announce merger talks with Commerzbank – source

(Repeats to additional subscribers) FRANKFURT, March 17 (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank on Sunday was set to announce merger talks with Commerzbank , according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Reporting by Tom Sims and Andreas Framke; Editing by Ed Taylorand Ludwig Burger Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. #wpdevar_comment_1 span,#wpdevar_comment_1 iframe{width:100% !important;}

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Saudi’s Falih says optimistic about continued commitment to OPEC+ supply cut agreement

BAKU, March 17 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said on Sunday he was optimistic about continued commitment to the supply cut agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC members. Saudi Arabia along with other oil producers such as Azerbaijan will continue to work together to manage oil market stability, Khalid al-Falih said on the sidelines of […]

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