Headlines – April 26, 2017

The Trump Tax Reform package was announced today: Trump Calls for Deep Cuts in Business Taxes, Changes for Individuals: Broad package seeks to spark sustained 3% economic growth; Democrats hint at objections From the Wall Street Journal: The plan doesn’t eliminate the exemptions for home-mortgage interest and charitable contributions. The two deductions are among the…

Headlines – April 19, 2017

The Federal Reserve ‘Beige Book’ is released: Fed Beige Book: Modest Wage Growth Is Broadening In a couple regions, “worker shortages and increased labor costs were restraining growth in some sectors, including manufacturing, transportation and construction,” the Fed said Wednesday in a roundup of anecdotal information on regional economic conditions, known as the beige book.…

Headlines: April 11, 2017

New York just OK’d tuition-free college for middle class Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced the tuition-free plan in January. Lawmakers agreed to include it in the state budget, which was approved by the Assembly on Saturday and by the Senate late Sunday night. The governor is expected to sign the budget bills. Tuition will be free…

Headlines: April 10, 2017

Tesla Overtakes GM to Become Most Valuable U.S. Auto Maker: Shares of Elon Musk’s electric-car maker continue their ascent Tesla Inc. TSLA +3.07% on Monday became the largest U.S. auto maker by market value, overtaking General Motors Co. GM +0.82% —a feat that would have seemed highly improbable 13 years ago when the electric-car maker…

Headlines, April 5, 2017

Neil Gorsuch Confirmation: Live updates Dem senator wraps all-night Supreme Court protest after 15 hours   Women’s Attitudes on the Gender Pay Gap May Surprise You A Pew Research Center survey found that 62 percent of women believe that women “generally” get paid less than men for doing the same work. However, when asked about their own companies, far…