Archives for: January 2012, 18

Keystone pipeline to be rejected again

Various media outlets are reporting that at a press conference this afternoon the State Department will reject going forward with the Keystone XL pipeline as it is currently defined but will allow TransCanada, the company behind the pipeline, to offe… more »

Good news percolating on housing

Housing and employment are perhaps two of the most interconnected and politically important economic statistics. Thus, Wednesday's various housing-related data releases -- all of which are positive -- are a welcome sign of things to come, should Europ… more »

Rick Santorum, bad economist

During Monday's Republican debate (transcript) in Myrtle Beach, SC, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich offered a bold vision for allowing Americans to voluntarily contribute the "employee portion" of their Social Security payroll taxes into perso… more »