John Carney

John Carney

Trump Backs Away from Tax Cuts

“I’m not looking at a tax cut now,” Trump said while talking to reporters on the White House lawn.

President Donald Trump stops to speak to reporters before departing the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base and onto his Bedminster, N.J., golf club. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The Yield Curve Inverted Again

The market appeared to take Wednesday’s inversion in stride. The major stock indexes ended the day in the green.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference on December 19, 2018 in New York City. U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest …

Small Business Optimism Rebounds

“This is a confirmation that small business owners remain very optimistic about the economy despite all the talk about ‘slowing.'”|

People wave American flags as they ride through 4th of July Parade in Alameda, California on Monday, July 4, 2016. / AFP / GABRIELLE LURIE (Photo credit should read GABRIELLE LURIE/AFP/Getty Images)