US Commerce study argues for tougher NAFTA origin rules -

At the same time, automotive value added content from non-NAFTA countries in Mexican auto imports rose to 29.5 percent from 13.2 percent. China has seen the fastest growth in that component, to 5.8 percent in 2011 from a scant 0.3 percent in 1995.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Janet Yellen is suddenly in a dead heat with Kevin Warsh to lead The Fed — Here's one reason why - CNBC

According to one observer, Warsh had credibility with the group and "acted like a Fed chairman." "I think Kevin Warsh has a very good chance. He's a former Fed governor. He was there during the crisis. He knows why they did what they did. He didn't ...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Billionaires: Top first jobs and degrees of world's richest people - USA TODAY

Study of the world's 100 richest people suggests that those starting in a sales role were more likely to become a billionaire.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Retail US gasoline prices surge on Harvey supply disruptions - Reuters

NEW YORK/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Retail U.S. gasoline prices continued to rise as pipelines and terminals remained closed in Texas a week after Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, forcing refineries to warn customers about fuel-supply ...

Saturday, September 02, 2017

Hurricane Harvey expected to ding Q3 economic growth - USA TODAY

Hurricane Harvey is expected to deal a significant blow to U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, according to one estimate, while other analysts expect a more modest impact. Barclays now expects economic growth of 1% to 1.5% at an annual rate ...

Friday, September 01, 2017