Saturday’s News and Notes
IMF, World Bank Warn Against Complete Focus On Austerity
The International Monetary Fund and World Bank urged nations not to place the goal of meeting austerity measures above policies designed to stimulate economic growth.
US Economic Growth
The Federal deficit eclipsed the $1 trillion mark for the fourth straight year, according to Congressional Budget Office, while the trade deficit rose to $59.3 billion as a result of declining exports.
Ask Yourself . . . .
Can the Cuban missile crisis serve as a template for dealing with Iran?
Is the world prepared for the next global pandemic?
Are Western nations talking out of both sides of their mouths on free speech?
Is Apple a better indicator of US economic health than the jobs reports?