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Above the FoldJun 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
European Union and United States flags.

The European Union and United States Must Respect Their Financial Regulatory Differences

The EU has proposed a multitude of financial regulations that could discourage other countries from doing business in Europe.

Above the FoldJun 22, 2018 - 10:00am
President Donald Trump signs the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Quick Take: Your Update on Tax Reform, Six Months Later

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the first major overhaul of the nation’s federal tax code in more than 30 years.

Above the FoldJun 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Labor Day 2017

Middle Market Companies Continue Their Positive Economic Outlook

The RSM US Middle Market Business Index remains robust in the second quarter of 2018.

Above the FoldJun 19, 2018 - 10:45am
Tom Donohue

Separating Children from Families Must End Now

Thousands of children are being forcibly removed from their parents by our government. This is not who we are.

Above the FoldJun 18, 2018 - 9:00am
Hands shaking a piggy bank.

Entitlements: A Slow Motion Crisis

Our government has a responsibility to protect Social Security and Medicare but is currently failing to meet that responsibility.

Above the FoldJun 15, 2018 - 4:45pm
China and U.S. flags superimposed on shipping containers.

Quick Take: Your Primer on Trump’s China Tariffs

Tariffs fall squarely on the shoulders of American consumers, manufacturers, farmers, and ranchers.

Above the FoldJun 13, 2018 - 4:30pm
Pills and pill bottle of oxycodone.

Quick Take: Your Primer on Opioid Week in the House

Opioid abuse and addiction has become a nation-wide epidemic. More than 300,000 Americans have died from opioid overdoses since 2000.

Above the FoldJun 11, 2018 - 9:00am
U.S. steel prices have risen 40% since January 2018.

Costs of Recent Trade Policies Rack Up

The administration is right to call attention to trade barriers that American companies face but strategy must aim at the right problems.

Above the FoldJun 08, 2018 - 1:30pm
A tugboat guides a cargo ship into the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, CA.

Chronicle of a Trade Debacle Foretold

To understand the dangers of protectionist trade policies look at Latin American history.

Above the FoldJun 07, 2018 - 4:15pm

The Social Security and Medicare Trustee’s Annual Not-So-Friendly Reminder

Social Security's combined trust fund is projected to be exhausted in 2034.