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Above the Fold

Above the FoldFeb 15, 2019 - 3:30pm
The Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington, D.C.

The Immortal Misinformation Campaign about the Death Tax

What estate tax defenders get wrong about estate assets.

Feb 14, 2019 - 10:15am
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

3 Things You Need to Know About Stock Buybacks

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have recently criticized stock buybacks. Their objections are misguided.

Above the FoldFeb 11, 2019 - 9:00am
Hospital Waiting Room

Why Drug Price-Fixing Is a Bad Idea

In America, we don’t let the government set prices, so why in the world we would let foreign governments set prices for us?

Above the FoldFeb 08, 2019 - 3:30pm

Increasing the Minimum Wage: Focus on Economics, Not Politics

Economic growth is what allows employers to pay higher wages, not mandates from on high.

Above the FoldFeb 08, 2019 - 12:30pm
Soybeans are harvested with a combine harvester in Illinois.

Farmers Take it on the Chin with Tariffs

Farm bankruptcies in major farm states have risen to 10-year highs.

Above the FoldFeb 08, 2019 - 12:00pm
U.S. Chamber International IP Index, 7th Edition: Inspiring Tomorrow

2019 IP Index Shows IP Protections Increase Countries’ Global Competitiveness

IP-driven economies are 55% more likely to adapt to sophisticated, state-of-the-art technology, and are 26% more competitive overall.

Above the FoldFeb 06, 2019 - 3:30pm
The bright sun greets the International Space Station.

Space Policy Back on the Legislative Agenda

Despite the chasm across parties and branches of government, this is one area of shared purpose and worthy of progress.

Above the FoldFeb 06, 2019 - 1:00pm
Don Duvall (left), Jim Jalbert (center left), and James Strange (center right) discuss infrastructure improvements at America's Infrastructure: Time to Invest.

Businesses Make the Case for Infrastructure Investment

Deteriorating infrastructure hurts companies' bottom lines.

Above the FoldFeb 04, 2019 - 9:00am
Vehicles in traffic travel along Interstate 80 in Emeryville, CA.

Rebuilding Our Infrastructure

Leaders on both sides of the aisle agree that this needs to be done – now they need to act.

Above the FoldFeb 01, 2019 - 9:30am
The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.

Inverting Conventional Wisdom on the Yield Curve

304,000 jobs were created in the U.S. in January 2019. The unemployment rate is 4.0%.