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Jamaica’s economy is grooving again and its central bank celebrated with a reggae video about inflation

"Low, stable and predictable inflation is to the economy like what the baseline is to reggae music," a Jamaican reggae star says in the YouTube video.
Hurricane Michael sweeps the beachfront properties of Shell Point, Florida, on Wednesday.

We asked insurance workers where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said

Actuaries weighed in on where they'd live to avoid devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes and extreme heat.

Don’t fret about the right time to get to the airport. Just ask math.

Here's how to figure out when you should arrive at the airport using the concept of expected utility.

Trump’s Treasury said it was ‘deeply disappointed’ in China in a report dishing out economic advice to 9 trading partners

The US Treasury recommended numerous economic reforms to China and eight other nations on its trade watchlist.
CEO David Kenny: "The last thing that business needs is for the next 10 years of data to be built on a faulty foundation."

Nielsen’s CEO says asking for citizenship status on the 2020 census will hurt the economy

Nielsen CEO David Kenny spoke out against asking for citizenship status in the US 2020 census.
Italy, France and the entire eurozone are following Germany into a manufacturing recession.

The recession in German manufacturing is worse than we thought

"Manufacturing conditions are now deteriorating at their fastest rate in more than six years," Pantheon Macroeconomics' Claus Vistesen says.
Yellen holds a news conference in Washington

Thousands of female economists say they’ve been sexually assaulted or discriminated against by colleagues

Female economists have for years dealt with pervasive sexual misconduct and discrimination in workplaces across the US, according to a new report.
Alan Krueger, then chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, during a briefing at the White House, November 26, 2012.

Alan Krueger, economic adviser to Obama and Clinton, dies at 58

Alan Krueger was an economics professor at a Princeton University who advised both Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

Apple should give the iPhone XS and iPhone XR a permanent price cut

Demand for Apple's latest iPhones is low, but moving the starting price could change that.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% tax on the super-rich is more popular than Trump’s tax cuts, new poll shows

According to an INSIDER poll, a plurality of Americans support a 70% tax rate on income over $10 million.