Last year, average hourly wages rose at the fastest pace since 2009. And that’s just the beginning… Twenty states will lift their minimum wage in 2017. It’s as if the country has become a giant economic experiment.
Author: Jocelynn Smith
Strong is good. Strong earnings. Strong sales. These paint a picture of economic growth, which is good for the country. But when it comes to the U.S. dollar in a global market … strong is a problem.
For the first time ever a self-driving truck completed a commercial delivery last week. With real jobs on the line, we can no longer relegate robots and A.I. to the realm of science fiction.
Manufacturing doesn’t command the same presence it once did, but it supports a healthy middle class and the overall economy, and a new body in the Oval Office isn’t going to stop the collapse.