A popular conspiracy theory is spreading in the Trump family

By Matt O'Brien The unemployment rate is not a conspiracy. It is not manipulated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And anyone who suggests otherwise is either uninformed, or trying to misinform others. Which is to say that you shouldn't listen to Donald Trump & Co. For a year now, the alleged billionaire has insisted that […]

Why Clinton’s pick for vice president might contradict her message on Wall Street

By Max Ehrenfreund Hillary Clinton has picked Tim Kaine as her running mate, despite criticism from liberal Democrats for his lenient positions on Wall Street. A letter the senator from Virginia sent to the Federal Reserve earlier this week shows why they're frustrated. In the letter, Kaine and three other senators ask Janet Yellen, the head of the central bank, […]