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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)
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)
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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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
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.
Will a new advertising campaign for Ohio's tobacco helpline stimulate the economy and create jobs?
In episode 8 of our Talk Back on economics series we explore the ramifications of government "stimulus" programs.
YOU MAY BE DRIVING THROUGH CONSTRUCTION ZONES ALL AROUND THE METRO AREA, WONDERING HOW WE ARE PAYING FOR ALL THESE PROJECTS. WE ARE LEARING THAT MANY OF METRO ATLANTA'S NEW HIGHWAY PROJECTS ARE BEING FUNDED BY THE FEDERAL STIMULUS PROGRAM.
what these stimulus programs are really about is keeping the people still.
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)
south carolina governor, mark sanford, wants to use the stimulus money to pay down his states debt - which seems like the smart thing to do. but the federal government doesnt want the states (or anyone else) to be out of debt - they want everyone to go down together. congressman james clyburn, also of south carolina, says that what governor sanford wants "runs contrary to what we're trying to do...we are not going to go governor sanford's way on this." meanwhile, the federal budget deficit has reached $765 billion dollars -- $192.8 billion in february alone -- both records. what these stimulus programs are, are a carrot and stick trick, designed to try and keep everyone calm until the bitter end. http://wesawthat.blogspot.com/2009/03/get-ready-for-stimulus-2.html
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.
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These incomes declined 17 percent, or from approximately $53,000 to $44,000, between 2007 and 2010. Those who rely on fixed income sources that are affected by national interest rates have seen a significant cut over the past several years.
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.
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...
Ron Haskins: All the aid programs the government provides are long-lasting programs, so even without the stimulus, these programs are designed to be responsive to economic fluctuations, and they have been.
Jackson Hsieh of UBS Investment Bank says PPIP and TALF were good programs, in concept, to re-start the secondary, securitization market, but they have not taken off because property values have fallen so far that banks cannot refinance previous loans made at higher asset values unless property owners put in additional equity -- which most are not in a position to do.