The National Hurricane Center upgraded Tropical Depression Nine to Tropical Storm Hermine, which is forecast to hit Florida’s Big Bend area on Thursday.
Archives for August 2016
Despite having base issues, Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 52% to 34% in the state of New York, with Gov. Gary Johnson at 8% and Dr. Jill Stein at 3%.
The MNI Chicago Business Barometer, a gauge of Midwest manufacturing conducted by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM), fell 4.3 pts. to 51.5 in August.
The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a gauge from the National Association of Realtors, reported contracts to buy previously-owned homes rose 1.3% in July.
The ADP National Employment Report released Wednesday finds 177,000 people were added to private sector payrolls in August, topping the forecast of 175,000.
University of Chicago President Dr. Robert J. Zimmer has spoken out in plain language against stifling opinions that differ from political correctness.
Republican Donald Trump announced he will meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday before his immigration policy speech in Phoenix, Ariz.
It was refreshing to moderate a “town hall” with Libertarian presidential and vice presidential candidates last week Govs. Gary Johnson and William Weld.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has won the GOP primary for U.S. Senate and will face Rep. Patrick Murphy, with Republican turnout significantly topping Democrats.
One of the lessons of the Berkeley sugar tax and the 21% drop in consumption is that the Laffer Curve applies to so-called sin taxes just like income taxes.