Latest from David J. Lynch
  • Post Reports

America’s broken supply chain

The commercial pipeline is clogged. Every year, this supply chain brings $1 trillion worth of toys, clothing, electronics and furniture from Asia to the United States. And right now, no one knows how to unclog it.
  • Oct 19, 2021

Economic challenges piling up for the Biden administration

Economic data from September underscored how susceptible supply chains and the overall economy remain to the pandemic.
  • Oct 13, 2021

As supply chain troubles mount, Biden touts longer hours for L.A. port

Administration officials promise a “90-day sprint” to clear a path for cargo.
  • Oct 13, 2021

Nobel Prize in economics goes to David Card, Joshua Angrist, Guido Imbens

Three U.S.-based economists were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday.
  • Oct 11, 2021

Global minimum tax effort moves forward as Ireland and Hungary join pact

136 countries have now agreed to minimum tax rules for businesses, but each government must formally approve the changes.
  • Oct 8, 2021

Wall Street takes Washington debt drama ritual in stride as markets remained calm

Even with all the political drama, investors barely flinched, with many convinced they had seen this movie before.
  • Oct 8, 2021

White House calls for ‘new course’ on China trade ties

Trade chief indicts Beijing’s market-distorting practices.
  • Oct 4, 2021

Inside America’s Broken Supply Chain

The global supply chain that brings toys, clothing, electronics and furniture from Asia to the United States each year is clogged, an enduring impact of the pandemic that is unlikely to ease soon.
  • Oct 2, 2021

E.U. and U.S. try to forge closer alliance on trade and tech after recent discord

E.U. and U.S. try to forge common stance on trade and tech after months of discord
  • Sep 28, 2021