CPA Conference Day 1: “It’s The Dollar, Stupid.”

We all remember the famous line by Bill Clinton’s campaign advisor James Carville: “It’s the economy, stupid,” he said about what mattered most to voters. The economy still matters, of course, but one of the major fundamentals of the economy is the dollar and it’s non-competitive with the rest of the world. It’s too strong.…

FDA Releases Massive List of Essential Medicines That Should Be Made In USA

By Kenneth Rapoza, CPA Industry Analyst Score one for the local pharmaceutical industry. FDA’s essential medicine and critical inputs list gives domestic producers a a sense of exactly what government procurement contracts will place under Buy America provisions. The Food & Drug Administration released a massive list of essential medicines and critical inputs on Friday…

Peter Navarro: Only Economic Nationalism Will Win the Day Against China

By Kenneth Rapoza, CPA Industry Analyst Peter Navarro spoke with the Hudson Institute’s Michael Pillsbury and said economic nationalism is the only way to protect American manufacturing from China. He’s also listed what he calls China’s “Seven Deadly Sins”. White House Trade and Manufacturing Policy director Peter Navarro had a lot of choice words on…