Category Archives: Business & Finance

California becomes first state to mandate solar panels on new homes

Stupid liberals. Guess what folks, Californication has become the first state in the nation to mandate solar panels for all new homes, in a move to cut greenhouse gas emissions that critics say will end up raising home prices in the already expensive market. Continue reading →
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Businesses in Seattle could pay millions to help city deal with homeless problem

Watch businesses move out of the city. Only stupid liberals will come up with that idea. Seattle’s tech industry is booming. Amazon has hired more than 35,000 employees in the city since 2010. Google is building a campus that will be able to expand its workforce by 4,000 workers. Facebook is also growing its Seattle footprint. Downtown Seattle has led the world in the number of construction cranes for several years running thanks largely to the influx of high-paying tech jobs. Continue reading →

Mnuchin ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Trade Meetings in China

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who will lead a delegation of trade negotiators and economic advisers to China later this week, said Monday he is “cautiously optimistic about the meetings.” Continue reading →

Schumer: Trump on ‘Right Path’ on Trade With China

Sunday President Trump got key support for his punitive trade tactics with China from fellow New Yorker and Democratic Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer. In an interview with radio host and businessman John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” on 970 AM-N.Y., the New York Democrat said “I’m closer to his view of trade.” Continue reading →

US to hit Russia with new sanctions after Syria airstrike, Haley says

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday, the Trump administration will levy new economic sanctions against Russia over its support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. Continue reading →

Trump: ‘China Will Take Down Its Trade Barriers’

Sunday President Trump said he sees an end to the escalating trade dispute with China, after tit-for-tat retaliatory tariffs and threats that rattled markets. “China will take down its trade barriers because it is the right thing to do,” Trump said in a tweet. Continue reading →

Trump administration mulls stiffer rules for imported cars

The Trump administration is considering ways to require imported automobiles to meet stricter environmental standards in order to protect U.S. carmakers. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump “will promote free, fair and reciprocal trade practices to grow the U.S. economy and continue to (bring) jobs and manufacturers back to the U.S.” Continue reading →

Trump: WTO ‘Unfair to US,’ Favors China

Friday President Donald Trump ripped into the World Trade Organization saying it is unfair to the United States while it gives China “tremendous perks and advantages.” Trump’s comments came in a late-morning tweet. Continue reading →

Trump Would Deny Legal Status to Immigrants Who Accept Public Benefits

The Trump administration is mulling a proposal that would penalize immigrants who accept public benefits, including tax credits, and could be used to deny them legal residency. Continue reading →

Trump Nominates Merrill Lynch Banker to IMF

The Trump administration has nominated an investment banker from Connecticut to serve on the International Monetary Fund. Mark Rosen, according to a White House press release, was tapped for the position of United States executive director of the IMF. Continue reading →