Category - Economy

American Poitics

SWA has lost that “Luvin’...

Source: www.forbes.com Very true.  My wife has worked for SWA for nearly 14 years and they have changed drastically in that time frame.  It often amazed me how many of her co-workers loved their jobs, their company and their customers...

Obama Administration Rails Against GOP Bill...

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday came out swinging against a bill that would hold funding for bank regulators hostage by tying it to the rollback of key financial rules and consumer protections.  What’s left...

J.P. Morgan Loosens Terms for Jumbo Mortgages

J.P. Morgan Chase is lowering the minimum down payment and credit score for some big mortgage loans, as lenders vie to cater to borrowers in the high-end housing market. Source: www.wsj.com

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan Has...

As news of the finalized version of the Clean Power Plan swept through the energy sector, the press releases starting flowing in. Source: www.forbes.com

Janet Yellen says Federal Reserve to raise...

The Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen on Thursday said that the Fed is open to raise the threshold for systemic banks Source: theheralding.com

Hillary Clinton won’t answer Keystone...

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday declined to say whether she supported the Keystone XL pipeline expansion, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the matter is still undecided by the time she becomes president, she will give him an answer...

Market isn’t stretched, buy Obamacare:...

U.S. stock markets are set to outperform their peers in a time of dwindling global growth, according to one Wall Street strategist. Source: www.cnbc.com

Republicans Gut Wall Street Reforms In...

WASHINGTON — The Senate Appropriations Committee voted Thursday to pass a $20.6 billion spending bill that would decimate President Barack Obama’s signature Wall Street reform law. Source: www.huffingtonpost.com

U.S. and Cuba restore diplomatic relations |...

The U.S. and Cuba agreed on Wednesday, with a letter exchange by Cuban and American Presidents, to end the 54 year period of isolation and restore diplomatic Source: theheralding.com

Should Congress Abolish the Federal Debt...

A new government report looks at whether the U.S. Congress should retire the federal debt limit. Source: blogs.wsj.com