#SuperTuesday victories aside, it’s time to take into (relatively) serious consideration about the possibility of Donald Trump becoming the next President of the United States and what this would mean for US economic policy. With the US non-farm payroll report scheduled for release tonight and stocks rallying at unpredictable points, it remains to be seen whether Trump not wanting to touch a “bubble” about to burst is valid.
Key pieces to read:
(Full Transcript) Mitt Romney’s remarks on Donald Trump and the 2016 race… saw the gloves come off, as the former president candidate, (endorsed by the current hopeful himself) cut to the chase and eloquently slammed his supposed ‘business genius’ and trounced his disregard for foreign policy. A personal attack it is not, because Trump’s character castigation has been more than apparent throughout his campaign – from his dishonesty and self-entitled perspective.
Donald Drumpf threatens to sue Google ‘and their families’ after ‘Drumpf’ appears high in SEO ratings… Defamation claims galore to be held, from company employees, to their families and all the way to India. The question remains, who would be safe from a defamation suit by the Donald? Perhaps some
Warren Buffett lambasts Trump for talking down US economy: An addendum of sorts to the Shareholder Letter from the “Oracle of Omaha” himself, (particularly love the Bloomberg commentary: linked here) minces no words in extolling the virtues of the American economy and of course, Berkshire’s outperforming the market.
Five Trends That Will Shape The Future Of The US Economy: This is it for winner Nick Timiraos, who’s roundup of the key metrics explores growth in Japan, to Saudi Arabia’s oil policies against homegrown concerns involving state governments’ slow struggle to recovery and rising inequality.
And to round it off…
The Instant Gratification Economy: Author Umair Haque is unapologetically and refreshingly honest in his disdain for instant gratification. A piece that shows you know when you’re down; as the global need for immediacy, under the guise of efficiency across economies arrives, at the expense human capital development.