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How Kudlow might handle his new role as Trump's economic adviser

Mar 15, 2018
President Trump has tapped CNBC commentator Lawrence Kudlow to head the National Economic Council. So where does Kudlow stand on tax cuts, protectionist tariffs, and government regulation? What kind of adviser will he be to the president on economic issues? Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

What does protectionism mean for the future of the American economy?

Mar 9, 2018
It's a trade policy that protects domestic interests over international trade. But at what cost?
Surrounded by applauding steel and aluminum workers, President Donald Trump holds up the Section 232 Proclamation on steel imports that he signed at the White House on March 8.
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When government can't solve problems, more companies seek to step in

The "solution economy" is taking on issues like malaria eradication and gun control. And it doesn't hurt the bottom line.
Information about malaria and dengue is written on a board at a municipal corporation office in the Indian capital New Delhi in 2015. Malaria is one issue that companies, foundations and governments are seeking to address alongside one another.