House Speaker John Boehner says the sooner the government starts addressing its fiscal problems, the sooner the economy will begin to improve. Boehner spoke with employees of Vinylmax, a window manufacturer in Hamilton, during a tour of the company's plant Monday.
He says investors and business people around the country are looking for some certainty about what Washington is going to do.
On the Money with Chris DeSimio welcomes back Dr. Martin Giesbrecht, professor emeritus of economics from Northern Kentucky University, to share his thoughts on the current state of America’s economy and what future actions, or inaction, by the government will have on the current upswing on the stock market.
A recent survey conducted by The Entrepreneurs' Organization indicates 62 percent of Cincinnati-area entrepreneurs think they'll see increased net profits in 2013. Forty-one percent of those surveyed expect to hire more full-time employees, while 50 percent expect to hire more part-time workers.
The survey included 43 Cincinnati-area companies with at least $1 million in annual revenue. Overall, the average respondent grosses $3.4 million in revenue.
With the start of a new year, and the fiscal cliff apparently averted, there is still much to discuss in the national economy and, in particular, market and investing news. So why not go to a nationally recognized expert to get some answers?Brian Wesbury is the chief economist for First Trust Advisors, LP in Chicago as well as an author, blogger and regular guest on all the financial new channels. He is On the Money with Chris DeSimio with a big picture look at the recent happenings in Washington and what he anticipates for 2013.
On the Money with Chris DeSimio welcomes in Bill Carter, author of the provocative book Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World. While copper is utilized extensively in home construction, cell phones, air planes and more, its value has made it a target for thieves. Learn more about this versatile and valuable metal, and its long history of multiple usages.