Archive for September 2019

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Speak in Chicago on Thursday

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Speak in Chicago on Thursday

The first woman to be appointed chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Dr. Janet Yellen will be in town on Thursday, as she headlines The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) Fall Conference.

Yellen will give a speech at 8am local at the Sheraton Grand, where she will share insights on the current economic environment and how future changes in the global economy will influence domestic policy, regulatory changes, labor markets, interest rates, and the healthcare sector. The speech will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Kathleen Hays, the Global Economics and Policy Editor for Bloomberg Television and Radio. 

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Joe Biden or Elizabeth Warren: Better Chance of Winning the Nomination?

Joe Biden or Elizabeth Warren: Better Chance of Winning the Nomination?

We're still more than a year away from the 2020 Presidential election, but we've already defined what will move the single issue voters on the left time around- winning.

In the words of Sir Winston Churchill: "victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be" over incumbent President Donald Trump. So how does the Democratic party get there? Well, first and foremost (and this goes for all parties and political persuasions by the way), they must shed any belief in the term "electability." 2016 showed us just how meaningless that term is nowadays. 

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