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June 24 (Bloomberg) -- Former U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling talks with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker about the "essential" role government stimulus programs have in the global financial recovery. They speak at a Bloomberg sovereign debt conference in London. (This report is an excerpt of the full interview. Source: Bloomberg)
Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Gary Shilling, president of A. Gary Shilling & Co., talks with Bloomberg's Margaret Brennan and Erik Schatzker about the outlook for the U.S. economy in 2010. Shilling also discusses consumer spending and sentiment, the jobs market and government stimulus programs. (This report is an excerpt of the full interview. Source: Bloomberg)
2012 Republican presidential candidate and Texas Governor Rick Perry says he would not have any stimulus programs and government spending to help decrease unemployment and help the economy in a recession. The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down. The Largest Online News Show in the World. Google+: http://www.gplus.to/TheYoungTurks Facebook: Twitter: http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=theyoungturks Support TYT for FREE: http://bit.ly/eWuu5i
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Watch more Politics 101 videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/151881-How-To-Understand-the-Federal-Stimulus-Package Our economy's in the worst crisis since the Depression, and we need to turn things around. The government moved fast to pass the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Plan – $787 billion of investment and tax cuts that will create 3.5 million jobs. Here are the plan's goals. Step 1: Understand the basics Break the cycle. Right now, consumers are worried about the economy. They aren’t spending, so businesses are struggling. When businesses struggle, people lose jobs. When people lose jobs, they cut their spending. It’s a vicious cycle, one that the recovery package aims to break. Step 2: Job creation Create jobs. The most important part of the package is job creation. The plan...
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Doug Buck, Dir of Public Affairs FHBA, Explains programs under the $ 787 Billion dollar stimulus at a Continuing Education seminar hosted by the Brevard Home Builders and Contractors Assn at 1500 W Eau Gallie Blvd Melbourne 12/2/2009. Weatherization Assistance program, energy Efficient Housing, Neighborhood Stabilization programs and Solar rebates are explored. http://www.ReConstructFL.com http://goo.gl/1y7Ol http://bit.ly/1cXdqQR
what these stimulus programs are really about is keeping the people still.
The European Central Bank announced it won't expand its current stimulus programs despite the growing threat of deflation in the Eurozone and the bloc's ongoing economic stagnation. The bank's chief Mario Draghi also quashed rumors of divisions among board members, making it clear the decision to take stronger measures, if needed, was now unanimous. CCTV America's Jack Barton reported this story from Brussels.
In episode 8 of our Talk Back on economics series we explore the ramifications of government "stimulus" programs.
Full video from the Big Picture Conference available at:http://fora.tv/2013/10/08/an_interview_with_stephanie_pomboy Stephanie Pomboy argues that the record profits being enjoyed by corporations are caused not by economic recovery, but by the government stimulus programs, and likely to be short-lived.
July 30 (Bloomberg) -- Brian Fabbri, chief economist for North America at BNP Paribas, talks with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton about U.S. second-quarter gross domestic product, released by the Commerce Department today, and the outlook for the economy. Growth in the U.S. slowed to a 2.4 percent annual rate in the second quarter, less than forecast, reflecting a larger trade deficit and an easing in consumer spending. (Source: Bloomberg)
Congressman Shuster and Chairman Oberstar of the House T&I Committee ask James Van Buren of New Enterprise Stone and Lime about the impact of short term planning on his business and how slow funding of stimulus programs affect his business decisions.
A downturn in the domestic economy is leading the Cabinet to consider spending NT$5 billion to stimulate local consumption. Three different proposals are being considered: subsidies for travel and hotel stays, the purchase of home appliances, or upgrades from 2G to 4G phones. Details of the subsidy program could be made public as early as tomorrow. Many home appliances are being discounted by 50 percent in clearance sales, but consumers still show little interest in making a purchase.The economy is sluggish, leading many people to pull back when they see the prices for these items. To get the economy going, the Cabinet is preparing some NT$5 billion in funds to stimulate hundreds of billions of NT in private consumption. Of three proposals, one would subsidize the purchase of energy-effici...
Dr. Holcombe speaks on federal policy, TARP, President Obama's stimulus bill, and the bailouts of auto and financial firms, and the way these issues undermine the incentive structure that makes a market economy work. Health care reform and energy policy are also addressed, but mainly to differentiate them from the stimulus programs. Dr. Holcombe served on Florida Governor Jeb Bushs Council of Economic Advisors from 2000 to 2006. He is the author 12 books and has more than 100 articles published in academic and professional journals on the issues of public policy and the economic analysis of public policy.
Will a new advertising campaign for Ohio's tobacco helpline stimulate the economy and create jobs?
"Some of the reactionary economists urged that we should allow the liquidation to take its course until we had found bottom.... We determined that we would not follow the advice of the bitter-end liquidationists and see the whole body of debtors of the United States brought to bankruptcy and the savings of our people brought to destruction...Instead we met the situation with proposals to private business and to Congress of the most gigantic program of economic defense and counterattack ever evolved in the history of the Republic." -Hoover (Wikipedia) Hoover confronted a world of political possibilities when he returned home in 1919. Democratic Party leaders looked on him as a potential candidate for President, and President Wilson privately preferred Hoover as his successor. "There could ...
Andy Barkate answers the question: "Why does the fed offer stimulus packages and what are their goals?"
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