Five Compromises Obama Should Embrace to Boost the Economy

If Republicans win the Senate, President Obama risks another bruising recession if he doesn’t embrace compromise and abandon ineffective populist prescriptions. Slower growth in Europe and emerging markets like China and Brazil threaten U.S. exports and demand for American-made products. At home, stock market volatility threatens consumer confidence and sales of autos, new homes and…

Global tribunal rules against Made in USA labeling

R-CALF United Stockgrowers of America “Fighting for the U.S. Cattle Producer” For Immediate Release:  Contact:   R-CALF USA CEO Bill BullardOctober 20, 2014 Phone: 406-252-2516; [email protected]      International COOL Ruling Runs Afoul of U.S. Court Decisions  Billings, Mont. – The much anticipated ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding whether country of origin labeling (COOL) passes muster…

US Report Criticizes China’s Currency Policy

The Obama administration said Wednesday that China’s currency remains “significantly undervalued,” but it stopped short of citing China or any other country for unfairly manipulating its currency to gain trade advantages. [by Martin Crutsinger | October 15, 2014 | AP Economics Writer In a new report by the Treasury Department, the administration did warn China…

America Must Face Up to the China Challenge

There are four harsh realities regarding China’s rise with which America must soon come to terms. [by Robert Haddick | October 17, 2014 | the National Interest] Regular readers of the National Interest enjoy a rich flow of essays debating the consequences of China’s return as a great power and how U.S. policy makers should…