01.18.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 2

Closing the book on the Obama economy

By Robert Romano There are less than 51 hours left in the Obama administration, which will end Jan. 20 at noon Eastern Standard Time. So, what will President Barack Obama’s legacy of office be? Obama will have headed the only administration in modern history that presided over an economy that never grew above an inflation-adjusted 3 percent. Such growth has […]

01.09.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

How Trump could increase military spending without increasing the deficit

By Natalia Castro In fiscal year 2016 the U.S. National debt rose $1.4 trillion to almost $20 trillion, a drag on the economy that has undermined sustainable economic growth for more than a decade now. Now, President-elect Donald Trump has an historic opportunity to make drastic moves to revitalize the economy and solve this debt dilemma. This $1.4 trillion debt […]

01.04.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 11

3 things Ben Carson could do to end public housing at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

By Robert Romano President-elect Donald Trump has selected renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, a one-time opponent of Trump’s for the GOP nomination, to be the nation’s next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In making the nomination, Trump said, “Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities. […]

01.04.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 6

Dear President-elect Trump, bring back welfare reform

By Natalia Castro In 1996, President Clinton did something right in the field of welfare reform. With bipartisan support, changes made government assistance a true transition into the working world and required able bodied adults applying for welfare to prove they were actively job seeking. In 2012, President Obama removed this mandate, and now our labor force is suffering. Clinton’s […]

12.29.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 13

Is college a scam?

By Natalia Castro Millennials are quickly realizing college is not all it’s cracked up to be, or rather, all it’s priced up to be. College was meant to assist students to enter the workforce with a competitive edge which would drive up higher employment, instead Millennials are failing to enter the labor force, often returning home to their parents with […]

12.19.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 3

Fed needs to stop acting politically

By Natalia Castro In Sept. 2016, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon called for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in order to maintain a shred of credibility, saying, “I’d go sooner rather than later…” But when October rolled around, neither of these things occurred. The reasons behind the Fed’s reluctance to hike interest rates have been criticized, with critics […]

12.15.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 14

Does Café Hayek support China’s de facto currency tariff on U.S. goods?

By Robert Romano For the fourth time this year, George Mason University Economics Professor Don Boudreaux submitted a reply to my column. He calls them “letters,” and attaches a mailing address at the bottom of each, although to be honest, I’ve never actually received any of these letters either via email or via the Post Office or fax. I think […]

12.12.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 3

Why China has more to lose in an economic fight with the U.S. than we do

By Robert Romano China might need us more than we need them. That is what can be concluded from an interesting piece from Chriss Street at Breitbart.com highlighting a new report from George Friedman of Geopolitical Futures. The report states, “China is more economically dependent on the U.S. than the U.S. is on China. This is because the U.S. is […]

12.06.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 6

Why Trump’s Carrier deal matters

By Robert Romano The announcement by air conditioner manufacturer Carrier and President-elect Donald Trump that the company will be staying in the U.S. after all, saving 1,000 jobs in Indiana, could wind up being a sea change in world history, that moment when the process of economic globalization suddenly stopped, before it receded. The decision to stay in the U.S. […]

12.05.2016 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 5

100-year treasuries under Trump Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin?

By Robert Romano “We’ll look at potentially extending the maturity of the debt, because eventually we are going to have higher interest rates, and that’s something that this country is going to need to deal with.” That was President-elect Donald Trump’s selection for Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, in an interview on CNBC discussing the possibility of the U.S. Treasury issuing […]

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