Economy

What reshoring may mean for the Hudson Valley’s economic growth

What reshoring may mean for the Hudson Valley’s economic growth

President Donald Trump has said that his America First policies can significantly — hugely! — increase the rate of growth of America’s gross domestic product. The average annual growth pf GDP over the past decade has hovered around two per cent. Trump is sure he can increase that to four percent. In fact, he recently told Fox News that with better trade deals the United States should be able to lift it to five per cent in a few years.

Trumpian training

Trumpian training

President Trump’s proposed budget wants to scale back on a number of job training programs, including those aimed at helping seniors, disadvantaged young people and unemployed Americans.

Is distance dead?

Is distance dead?

It’s an exciting but disconcertingly unsettled time here in the hinterlands between the vast and troubled rust belt to our north and west and the bustling problem-plagued metropolis to the south. All eyes are glued to the screen watching the soap opera that national politics, where one person’s narcissistic claptrap is another’s revealed wisdom. What is a poor soul to do?