Category Archives: Political & Geopolitical

Will President Trump’s Tax Cuts Finally Spur The Economy?

Yesterday afternoon Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced President Trump’s much-anticipated tax reform package in Washington, DC. There were a few surprises. Here are the highlights. Much Lower Business Tax Rates. Trump wants to slash the top corporate income tax rate from 35%, the highest in the developed world, to 15% to make US businesses more…

Experts Offer Trump/GOP Advice On How To Do Tax Reform

It is rare that four high-profile, popular conservative writers team-up to write an important editorial and publish it in THE NEW YORK TIMES. Yet yesterday financial writers Steve Forbes, Larry Kudlow, Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore (Heritage Foundation) joined forces to pen the following editorial — which offers President Trump some solid ideas on how…

National Debt To Hit $20 Trillion Very Soon

According to the USDebtClock.org, the US national debt stands at $19.980 trillion. That means our national debt will top $20 trillion later this month or next. Over the past 20 years, our national debt has quadrupled under both Republican and Democratic presidents and Congresses. The debt actually doubled during the eight years of President Obama,…

Foreigners Are Selling US Treasury Bonds – Should We Worry?

Overseas investors and some foreign governments are reducing their holdings of US Treasury bonds. The mainstream media is making a big deal out of this and wants us to believe that it’s happening because Donald Trump is the President. Yet there’s a problem with that analysis. The unloading of Treasuries began last summer when the…

CEOs to Trump: Deregulation More Important Than Tax Cuts

Our main topic today revolves around the reactions President Trump got from the CEOs of some of America’s largest corporations in meetings he had with them this week. Mr. Trump advised these corporate bigwigs of two things: 1) that he was willing to offer them very attractive corporate income tax cuts and significant reductions in…