09.28.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 7

Hillary’s Marie Antoinette moment on NAFTA could put Trump over the top

By Robert Romano “That’s your opinion.” That was Hillary Clinton’s Sept. 26 debate response to Donald Trump’s contention that “Your husband signed NAFTA, which was one of the worst things that ever happened to the manufacturing industry.” With Trump now leading in polls in Ohio and rallying from behind in Pennsylvania, Michigan and other rust belt states — states whose […]

09.21.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 2

If the Fed is going to raise rates anyway, they’re better off doing it now and getting it over with

By Robert Romano Wall Street investors are betting that when it comes to a Federal Reserve rate hike, it’s likely not going to happen until December. But if the Fed is just planning to hike the federal funds rate anyway — which currently stands at a miniscule 0.4 percent — it should just get it over with. Rip off the […]

09.15.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 1

Did the bank bailouts really save the free market system?

By Rick Manning Eight years ago, on September 15, Lehman Brothers failed, starting a rapid series of events that resulted in the bank bailouts and the country has not been the same in so many ways. While President George W. Bush famously said that he, “abandoned free market principles to save the free market system” explaining his decision to bail […]

09.14.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 1

Is Hanjin Shipping’s collapse the next Lehman Brothers?

  By Robert Romano The global economy took a major hit on Aug. 31 when the seventh-largest shipping company in the world, South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping, filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Hanjin represents about 8 percent of the volume of all trans-Pacific trade, meaning its loss threatens to severely interrupt global supply chains. Billions of dollars of orders […]

09.12.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 8

S&P 500 has only grown 3.8 percent a year since 2000

By Robert Romano Everybody knows that interest rates are low, and have been in decline for over three decades. For example, in 1981 the 30-year fixed rate mortgage peaked at 16.63 percent. In 2015, it was down to 3.85 percent. On Sept. 9, according to Bankrate.com, the downward march has continued, with the rate falling to 3.37 percent. So, too […]

09.06.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 4

End of Obama’s workforce report

By Rick Manning September of 2008 is the month that marked the freezing of the nation’s capital markets and the politically disastrous bank bailouts that helped sweep Barack Obama into the White House a few short weeks later. The nation’s workforce has changed since the banking system collapse and with the release of August employment data, the Bureau of Labor […]

08.31.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

As Fed contemplates negative interest rates, watch out for the economic collapse those rates forecast

By Robert Romano “[T]he idea is the lower the interest rate the better it is for investors.” That was Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer on Bloomberg TV attempting to put a happy face on negative interest rates, promising based on a very narrow historical dataset — negative interest rates have only been attempted on a large scale for a […]

08.30.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Economic growth stalls at wrong time for Hillary

By Robert Romano

08.16.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Macy’s leads parade of bad economic news for Hillary

By Rick Manning

08.12.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Obama lied, real wages died

By Rick Manning

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