Politics & Policy

Misguided Recession Talk

You can’t open a newspaper these days without reading a recession prediction. Depending on the commentator, the U.S. economy is already in recession, or will surely fall into recession in ...
Politics & Policy

Time to Talk Up the Dollar

While stock markets continue to gyrate amidst domestic and world uncertainty, the dollar’s fall has become an even more pressing issue. Rate hikes initiated in 2004 didn’t arrest its downdraft, ...
Politics & Policy

French Lessons for the Dems

While campaigning for president last spring, France’s Nicolas Sarkozy took his message to England. He did so because with over 300,000 French ex-pats working in London, the English city in ...