My easy like Sunday morning reads: • How the Economic Lives of the Middle Class Have Changed Since 2016, by the Numbers (New York Times) • That Big Mac and Coke Now Comes With a Side Order of Inflation (Wall Street Journal) • How America Became a Nation of Yoga Pants (Bloomberg) • These Are the Bad Times (Hmm Daily) • First…
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This is as good as it gets for the president’s first term – labour shortages will fuel interest rates
The US has its lowest unemployment rate since Richard Nixon was in the White House 48 years ago. Wages are growing at their fastest rate in almost a decade. No other G7 country will come close to matching America’s growth rate this year.
All of which ought to be a concern for Donald Trump. If that sounds weird, consider the facts. When running against Hillary Clinton in 2016, Trump said he would put the world’s biggest economy back to work and so far he is doing so. He said he would repudiate or rewrite the “horrible” trade agreements his predecessors entered into and he has been as good as his word. The promise in his inauguration speech to put “America first” has been met in full.
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France’s far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macron’s LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May 2019 European Parliament elections.
Our former PM apparently has regrets over the EU referendum. We have to deal with the consequences of his mistake
Almost everywhere I go, people ask me: “Where is David Cameron?” I must admit that I occasionally bump into him. He gives a superficial impression of insouciance, but one hears on the grapevine that, privately, he regrets having called that referendum.
Now we also hear that “friends” of Cameron say he wishes at some stage to return to a cabinet job, although presumably not under Theresa May. Has he no shame?
I am reassured that commentators have not been fooled by claims that Hammond’s budget heralded the end of austerity
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