A royal mess over bank branding on Montreal Canadiens jersey

The Montreal Canadiens recently announced a new multi-year jersey partnership with RBC at the team’s annual golf tournament. The addition of a patch on the team’s jersey comes after the NHL allowed teams to sell advertising on their jerseys beginning this upcoming season. The logo will only be featured on the Canadiens’ home jerseys at … Read more

A Year After Taliban Takeover, Afghanistan’s Economy Is Still in Crisis – and So Are Its Children – The Diplomat

The Debate | Opinion Aid is keeping Afghan children alive, but it can’t fix an economy in collapse. A Taliban fighter stands guard as people receive food rations distributed by a Chinese humanitarian aid group, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 30, 2022. Credit: AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi Advertisement Samar* doesn’t go to school as much anymore. … Read more

We’re not seeing economic health | News, Sports, Jobs

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) concept was developed in the 1930’s to provide a measure of overall domestic economic activity. It measures the value of final goods and services purchased by consumers. It totals three components: Consumption, investment and government expenditures. Recently, the government announced the second consecutive quarterly decline in real (inflation adjusted) GDP. … Read more

China’s slowing economy spells trouble for US and the world

In the run-up to the Chinese Communist Party convention this year, troubles are coming to the Chinese economy not as single spies but battalions. This must be of considerable concern for a vulnerable US and global economy. Until now, China has been the world’s main engine of economic growth. It has also been the world’s … Read more

Jeffrey Garten Q&A: How Nixon’s 1971 Camp David Meeting Made Economic History

The Nixon era is clouded in history by the political scandals that engulfed that administration. But some of the economic decisions made under President Richard Nixon are worth revisiting, says economist Jeffrey Garten, for the teamwork, efficiency and determiningness they illustrated in the face of looming economic chaos. A key moment came in in 1971, … Read more

Tips For Surviving The Bitcoin Bear Market – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Boomer, a long-time and active member of the financial independence/retire early (FIRE) movement. Deep down, we all knew this was going to happen. Bear markets suck, and they’re especially bad if it’s your first. Every bear market is different and there will always be people out there that will … Read more

The Path To The Parallel Bitcoin Economy – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by John G. Dewco-host of The Millennial Media Offensive podcast and a contributor for Bitcoin Magazine. Texas Slim’s second Beef Initiative conference was recently held in Crawford, Colorado, on Jason Wrich’s Fruitland Mesa property. The convergence of movements local food supply and bitcoin utilization created toward a palpable air of … Read more

Joe Biden is about to crash the world economy – again

This spending is inevitably going to stoke demand. Inflation is already running at above 9pc in the US and showing little sign of coming under control. And, unlike in Europe, price rises are being driven by higher demand, not restricted supply. While European prices have been jacked up by the Ukraine war, that is not … Read more

What’s at Stake if the Federal Reserve Intervenes in Today’s Tight Labor Market

About the author: JW Mason is a professor of economics at John Jay College, City University of New York, and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. The labor market is exceptionally tight, at least by the standards of recent history. That matters for monetary policy, but its importance goes beyond inflation, or even material living … Read more

Undoing Trump economic gains, crushing the middle class

Conservative: Undoing Trump Economic Gains Democrats “need voters to forget the success of the pre-pandemic economy,” contends The Wall Street Journal’s Jason L. Riley. President Donald Trump’s “lower taxes and lighter regulations” boosted economic activity and narrowed “racial inequality.” Household incomes rose “by more than they had in the previous eight years combined,” and the … Read more