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Booker: “We Need To Stop The Bullsh*t Partisanship In This Country”

/   Ian Schwartz, Real Clear Politics

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) at a ‘Summit on the Economy’ panel on Wednesday pushed for a focus on workers instead of making people “feel bad” if they don’t have an art history degree from a fancy college. Booker pushed for investing in this generation of Americans, just like the economy of our grandparents, and called…

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Treasury rates are low due to belief in ‘new normal’ theory, says Trump’s top economist

/   Greg Robb, MarketWatch

“The previous administration’s economists…had convinced everybody that we’re in this new normal,” that had nothing to do with President Barack Obama’s economic policies and was “exogenous,” Hassett said on Wednesday during a moderated discussion at the Summit on the Economy sponsored by the Economic Innovation Group and the Governor’s Woods Foundation.

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New zones created by tax overhaul draw investor attention

/   Kirk Pinho, Crain's Detroit Business

The nation’s newest investment tool is getting some super-sized attention in metro Detroit — and is poised to bring new investment to neighborhoods throughout the region.

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New tax shelter expected to set off a wave of investment in Colorado

/   Aldo Svaldi, The Denver Post

A new federal tax shelter seeks to unlock some of the $6.1 trillion in unrealized capital gains and create a downpour of investments in economically parched areas.

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Rich Atlanta communities pull far ahead of the rest, report says

/   Michael E. Kanell, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

And since more prosperous areas have rebounded strongly, the gap has grown between areas of opportunity and the areas where it is lacking, according to an analysis of government data by the Economic Innovation Group.

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