Would tax cut bring higher wages?

WASHINGTON — Gary Cohn, the top White House economic adviser, was onstage making the Trump administration’s case that a huge cut in corporate taxes would trigger a surge of business investments. Then came an off-the-cuff question to business leaders listening to Cohn at The Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting last week: How many will increase… Please follow and like us:

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As Fed ‘returns to normal,’ is the risk of recession rising?: Experts react

By Sheila Tschinkel, Visiting Faculty in Economics, Emory University and William D Lastrapes, Professor of Economics, University of Georgia. Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a press conference following the rate-hike decision. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Editor’s note: The Federal Reserve’s policy-setting committee raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point to a range of 1… Please follow and like us:

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