Paul Krugman, a Princeton University economist and Nobel laureate, said tighter fiscal policy risks leading to “substantially increased unemployment” and called for higher government spending to sustain the U.S. economic expansion.
MSNBC suspended talk-show host Joe Scarborough for two days, marking the second time this month the cable news network punished one of its on-air personalities for making political contributions without prior permission.
DLA Piper, the world’s second- largest law firm by revenue, and Jones Day, the top legal adviser on mergers by deal count, said they bid for licenses in Singapore as the Asian city further opens its legal market.
NBC Universal Inc.’s MSNBC channel has suspended talk-show host Joe Scarborough for two days after he said he’d made eight previously undisclosed $500 contributions to friends and relatives who ran for state and local public office, Politico reported.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt ,” airing this weekend, that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is “absolutely” electable as president; he also said he believes that last year’s government bailouts of financial services companies and automobile manufacturers were a “mistake” and that immigration policy should include “a policy of assimilation.”