Category: ECONOMY

  • Mnuchin says economic impact will be clearer within weeks

    Mnuchin says economic impact will be clearer within weeks

    [ad_1] U.S. officials will have a better idea of how the coronavirus outbreak will impact the economy in “three or four weeks,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. Speaking to CNBC’s Hadley Gamble at the G-20 summit in Riyadh, Mnuchin said it was difficult to make strong predictions about the economic impact of the […]

  • Sanders’ very different economic plan no match for Trump’s

    Sanders’ very different economic plan no match for Trump’s

    [ad_1] US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attends a session at the Congres center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP via Getty Images Bernie Sanders’ “very, very different” economic plan is unlikely to triumph over President Donald Trump’s if he wins the Democratic Party […]

  • Economy will be ‘strong factor’ aiding Trump’s re-election: Mnuchin

    Economy will be ‘strong factor’ aiding Trump’s re-election: Mnuchin

    [ad_1] US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attends a session at the Congres center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP via Getty Images The strength of the U.S. economy will prove to be an important factor when voters head to the polls in November, […]

  • Economy a bit softer, Berkshire business hit by coronavirus

    Economy a bit softer, Berkshire business hit by coronavirus

    [ad_1] Billionaire Warren Buffett said Monday that while the U.S. economy still looks healthy, it isn’t as robust as it was even half a year ago thanks to headwinds like the Trump administration’s trade war and the burgeoning coronavirus. “It’s strong, but a little softer than it was six months ago, but that’s over a […]

  • US can do better but don’t kill capitalism

    US can do better but don’t kill capitalism

    [ad_1] Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett said Monday that while he understands Sen. Bernie Sanders’ motivation to ensure that no working American should have to struggle to provide for their children, he doesn’t believe socialism is the answer. “I’m very much in sympathy with the fact that Senator Sanders believes that a lot of people […]