Day: April 5, 2019

Prognosis: Why politicizing the Federal Reserve is abominable

Prognosis: Why politicizing the Federal Reserve is abominable

New York (CNN Business)The Federal Reserve’s unrivaled influence on the world’s economy is due in no small part to the belief that it simply doesn’t care about politics.The American central bank has proven that it’s not scared to tap the brakes on the economy to prevent runaway inflation — even if an election is lurking…

Joe Biden Is of an Older Generation. Does It Matter?

Joe Biden Is of an Older Generation. Does It Matter?

Times readers debate how the former vice president has interacted with women.ImageCreditCreditChang W. Lee/The New York TimesThis week, hundreds of Times readers shared their reactions to the unfolding accusations against Joseph R. Biden Jr. by women who said he had kissed or touched them in ways that made them uncomfortable.Many readers defended the former vice…