Read the fine print, QE is not really over

By Robert Romano “[T]he Committee decided to conclude its asset purchase program this month. The Committee is maintaining its existing policy of reinvesting principal payments from its holdings of agency debt and agency mortgage-backed securities in agency mortgage-backed securities and of rolling over maturing Treasury securities at auction. This policy, by keeping the Committee’s holdings of longer-term securities at sizable […]

Cartoon: Sunk

By William Warren

EU climate compromise: I will if you will

By Marita Noon After the 2009 Copenhagen global climate conference failed to produce a legally-binding global treaty to replace the lapsing Kyoto Protocol, climate campaigners are eager to put some kind of win on the board. Therefore, despite threats to veto the deal and discussions that ran into the wee hours, the European Union’s agreement on a new set of […]

10.28.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 12

Election Day should be a national holiday 

By Rick Manning Millions of dollars and tens of thousands of man hours are spent every two years trying to get Americans to care enough about candidates or issues enough to go to the polls and vote. Yet, for 146.6 million Americans who have jobs, voting is more complicated than it need be.  Why?  Because they have to leave home […]

Lee: ‘Vote this year as if your life depends on it, because it does’

10.28.2014 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

The market controls interest rates, not the Fed

By Robert Romano Consider the following factors. North American oil production is experiencing a boom, largely driven by the shale oil miracle. China is slowing down, including its demand for oil. Europe is still in the thick of a major recession. Overall, oil consumption in the OECD is down this year. As a result, the trade deficit should begin going […]

10.28.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 4

McCarthy: ‘Prove we can govern’

By Robert Romano The midterm elections are just a week away, and with most predicting a Republican sweep on November 4, House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy is setting his sights on the 2015 governing agenda. But before a new Congress is sworn in, the government’s funding for FY 2015 is due to run out on December 11, and Politico’s […]

Palin: ‘Our country isn’t going to make it if things don’t change rapidly’

Cartoon: Hillary, when you’re hungry you’re not yourself

By A.F. Branco

10.27.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 14

Air Ebola keeps flying as virus reaches New York

By Robert Romano No sooner than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a watered-down “Active Post-Arrival Monitoring for Travelers” from Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea on October 22 than New York City’s first case was announced a day later. Unfortunately, Dr. Craig Spencer had already arrived from Guinea after treating Ebola patients via a flight from […]

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