Tag Archives: Deficit

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Deficit’s Decline Due in Part to Fed Actions

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Scottish independence, the Fed's role in lowering the federal deficit and zero interest rates forever.

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Is the Deficit Really Shrinking?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a DHS reaction to Bitcoin, a CBO report on a shrinking deficit and why liberals think deficits are a good thing.

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Unemployment Rises to a Whopping 9.8%

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the 9.8% unemployment rate, and how plans by Obama's deficit reduction committee may impact small businesses.

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Debating Mitch Daniels' Call for a VAT

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Pejman Yousefzadeh to debate Mitch Daniels' call for a new Value-Added-Tax (VAT). Also on the show, Brad and Pej talk about the 30th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back.

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The Brewing VAT

In this week's Coffee and Markets, we discuss the upheaval in the marketplace in the wake of Greece's problems and we talk about the White House plan, as advocated by Steny Hoyer and Paul Volcker, to institute a VAT.