Day: March 22, 2018

Tess Torelli March 22, 2018

From the Republican perspective, shoring up the insurance markets would at best stop the bleeding. Because the early returns in the midterm elections, and in the public debate over health care, have been brutal for the majority party. At the macro level, Americans clearly trust Democrats more than Republicans on the issue. A Politico/Morning Consult […]

Tess Torelli March 22, 2018

From retail to consultancy groups, Germany has an array of thriving industries to work in, and according to LinkedIn’s latest rankings, technology is one of the most sought-after sectors. In LinkedIn’s 2018 “Top Companies” list, the professional networking platform uncovered the top 25 businesses to work for in Germany by analyzing the level of retention, […]

Tess Torelli March 22, 2018

Right-wing political strategist Steve Bannon said Thursday that he did not know about Cambridge Analytica’s data mining from Facebook, marking the first time the former top White House strategist and Trump campaign boss spoke publicly about the scandal. What happened there, Bannon said, is between Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and “the professor” – meaning Aleksandr Kogan, […]

Tess Torelli March 22, 2018

“What you do not want to see is Donald Trump dare Xi Jinping to get into a blazingly stupid tit-for-tat trade war,” said Bernard Baumohl, chief global economist at the Economic Outlook Group. “Trump’s trigger-happy use of tariffs against the second-largest economy in the world would quickly backfire on the U.S. China can shut down […]

Tess Torelli March 22, 2018

“If I have a good base of operations, it will be someplace I can wander from, someplace I can walk around in a neighborhood that I like,” he says. His one rule: “I don’t want to be in a resort. This is something that I avoid absolutely.” Bourdain’s focus on location ties into another one […]

Tess Torelli March 22, 2018

Democrats touted policy victories of their own in the plan, despite concessions they made to the GOP. “Every bill takes compromise, and there was plenty here, but at the end of the day we Democrats feel very good because so many of our priorities for the middle class were included,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer […]

Tess Torelli March 22, 2018

There’s a deeper hawkish tilt to the Federal Reserve’s outlook for interest rates that could be worrisome for markets. Federal Reserve officials, in their first meeting chaired by Jerome Powell, raised their median forecast for the funds rate for 2019 to 2.9 percent from 2.7 percent, and for 2020 to 3.4 percent from 3.1 percent. […]

Vinnyd March 22, 2018

Reggie Bush was a star college football player for USC. Here’s what he thinks about the College Football Playoff. Following is a transcript of the video Reggie Bush: I think it’s a step in the right direction, but, four-team playoff is not the answer. I’ve always said I think it should be the top ten teams. […]