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  • Steering away from the fiscal cliff — and into a ditch

    Steering away from the fiscal cliff — and into a ditch
    Efforts to avert the "fiscal cliff" offer great drama, but they won't solve Washington's budget woes and could precipitate another recession — or worse. The Budget Act of 2011 requires the president and Congress to agree on a nine-year, $1.2...
  • Obama should focus on trade, energy, deregulation

    Obama should focus on trade, energy, deregulation
    America is in crisis. The new normal is not good enough. The unemployed can't find jobs, the old can't retire and those in between live in constant fear of being tapped on the shoulder and thrust into the abyss. Property values are lower than a snake'...
  • Morici: 8.5 percent unemployment may be as good as it gets

    Morici: 8.5 percent unemployment may be as good as it gets
    The economy added 200,000 jobs in December, and unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent. Going forward, unemployment is not likely to fall much further and may rise again. Fourth quarter growth was exceptionally strong as the global economy recovered...
  • Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse

    Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse
    European leaders are working feverishly to create what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling a "fiscal union" to restore private investor confidence in Europe and rekindle growth. Unfortunately, what she advocates will thrust Europe into a deeper...
  • The euro has failed

    The euro has failed
    Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
  • Presidential campaign: I bid no Trump

     
    When the press releases hit our e-mail inboxes Wednesday, I thought it was a joke: "Committee to Draft Donald Trump in 2012 Formed," blared the headline. Apparently I wasn't the only one. "Reinstitute the draft just for him?" asked my......
  • Rep. Webster: U.S.-Korea trade pact good for Cent. Fla.

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is touring Florida to generate support for the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, and on Monday leaned on an Orlando congressional ally to get it passed, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Winter Garden. “It's going to bring jobs...
  • China's trade surplus surged in April

     
    China reported an unexpectedly large trade surplus in April, likely helping U.S. officials in their demands for faster Chinese currency appreciation while the two countries hold high-level talks in Washington. China's trade surplus grew to $11.4 billion...
  • Does the U.S. need China? [Most Commented]

     
    Reduce the trade deficit with China -- and clean up our economic mess. That's what Peter Navarro, business professor at UC Irvine and CNBC contributor, argues in an Op-Ed in Tuesday's pages. This would significantly reduce the overall trade deficit,......
  • China's trade surplus surges

     
    China's trade surplus in July swelled to its highest level in more than two years on the strength of European demand and Asian emerging markets, but could decline if the global economy continues to weaken. The country's trade surplus rose......
  • Fewer exports push trade deficit to highest level since 2008

     
    U.S. manufacturers are in a bind as fewer sales of domestic goods such as semiconductors and raw cotton caused the trade deficit to jump to its highest level since 2008, according to a Commerce Department report. Though imports shrank to $223.9 billion in...