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2:00PM Water Cooler 9/21/2017
September 21st, 2017, 12:22 PM
By Lambert Strether of Corrente Trade “USTR CONSIDERS NON-BINDING DISPUTE SETTLEMENT MECHANISM IN NAFTA: The United States is considering dropping a binding mechanism in NAFTA for resolving government-to-government trade disputes in favor of a softer advisory system, sources following the talks told Morning Trade” [Politico]. “The dispute settlement shift would also include a change to […]
Toys R Us: Another Private Equity Casualty
September 21st, 2017, 12:22 PM
What killed Toys R US? Amazon,Walmart? The numbers say the company's yet the latest of a string of retail casualties of private equity greed.
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September 21st, 2017, 12:22 PM
Hack of SEC May Have Yielded Illicit Trading Gains
September 21st, 2017, 12:22 PM
SEC joins Equifax in reporting its own cybersecurity breach. Failure to safeguard information is not a problem unique to the private sector.
California Rewrites the GOP’s Climate Playbook
September 21st, 2017, 12:22 PM
Some California Republican legislators are breaking ranks and beginning to embrace modest pro-regulatory positions on climate change.
Bill Black: Massachusetts First to Sue Equifax Over Massive Hack
September 20th, 2017, 12:22 PM
Several government agencies and at least 34 state attorneys general have opened probes into the Equifax data-breach scandal--'the gift that keeps on giving,' says Bill Black.
2:00PM Water Cooler 9/20/2017
September 20th, 2017, 12:22 PM
Today's Water Cooler: Midwest trade, #MedicareforAll, centrists, chemical activity, Amazon, Toys R Us, influencers, global wages, Pokemon
Insanely Concentrated Wealth Is Strangling Our Prosperity
September 20th, 2017, 12:22 PM
Why tackling extreme concentration of wealth would be good for everyone....except those who would inherit from dynasties.
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September 20th, 2017, 12:22 PM
Brexit Denialism: The Customs/Border Problem and the Curious Case of the Pallets
September 20th, 2017, 12:22 PM
A case study of how basic, critically important Brexit issues like customs are being ignored by the Government, to the peril of the public.