Nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population now uses alternative financial services.
Today's Water Cooler: Tariffs and apparel,Trump in Duluth, MO, ME, WV Senate, immigration policy, I-95 stops, voting shenanigains, manufacturing, vanilla, hedgies, alcoholism, warrants for cellphone location information, sociology of science
Today's Water Cooler: ZTE, Bloomberg in the midterms, Ojeda (WV), Crowley (NY), immigration, Vicky Nuland reappears, jobless claims, manufacturing, Tesla whistleblower Martin Tripp, online sales tax, Neanderthal mini-brains, addiction
Patient readers, Again, I ended up writing a few mini-essays and not getting to everything else I wanted to do, so expect a bit more shortly, especially on immigration. –lambert UPDATE 3:02. All finished. By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “Trump trade adviser says he has no knowledge of iPhone tariff exception” [The Hill]. “President […]
Today's Water Cooler: China trade, semiconductors, mid-terms, immigration, Kobach and voting, housing, shipping, trucking "sweet spot," Uber, Tesla, Juneteenth, Enoch Powell, F-35
Today's Water Cooler: China trade, Sanders and taxes, Iowa, Wisconsin, ranked choice voting, housing, shipping, Tesla shorts, Audi CEO arrest, death of New York, consciousness
Today's Water Cooler: Trade war with China?, mid-terms and women's turnout, ranked choice voting, the border, industrial production, manufacturing, CMS ratings, risk corridors, the Incas, genderless pronouns
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “In her acceptance speech, [Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland] offered a bold defense of the global rules-based trading system and called on the United States to return to its traditional role leading and working to strengthen those multilateral institutions it helped build. She noted that many Americans are skeptical […]
Today's Water Cooler: Trudeau, G-7, "the wave," mid-term results, ranked choice voting, Mueller, producer price index, debt, Tesla autopilot woes, pension funds, Grantham on capitalism, Chinese truckers, DNS
Today's Water Cooler: Oh, Canada? Solar, generic ballot, ME-02, CO-06, constitutional crisis, Democrat unravelling, consumer prices, the Fed, smartphones, malls, ports, boxcars, trucker unrest, Stanford Prison Experiment
Today's Water Cooler: Temporarily open thread.
What the Democrats have to do to win their 23 seats and control the House, and California results.
What good is a conventional economics that tells us we can only create jobs and “profit” by literally destroying and despoiling the resources we depend on? That sounds un-economic to me
The high points of Amy Chozick's book on covering the 2016 Clinton campaign.
After a decade of failed carbon taxes, Washington state is pushing to pass the country's first "carbon fee." Will this time be different?
Today's Water Cooler: G-7, trade strategy, Airbus, Sanders challenged, why executives run for office, wholesale trade, supply chain, McDonalds, KFC, vaping, Anthony Bourdain, algorithms, Coltrane