My Christmas Miracle: El Al (787-9) in Economy From New York to Tel Aviv

Review: El Al (787-9) in Economy From New York to Tel Aviv Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

A summary of US politics and the economy in 2018, in 10 charts

Reuters/Rick Wilking 2018 was another “Year of Trump”: he dominated the news as few of his predecessors have done. But by the end of his second year, the prospects that he would achieve his economic goals were in grave doubt as growth slowed and the stock market swooned. From 40 Republicans losing seats in the […]

Service With a Smile: Alaska Airlines Economy (737) From Newark to San Diego

Delayed, but Smiling: Alaska Airlines Economy, EWR-San Diego Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Oil-based economy? Russia’s non-energy exports go boom

Volume of non-resource shipments from Russia is going to set a new record by the end of the current year, hitting $ 147 billion, Andrey Slepnev, Chief Executive of the Russian Export Center said on Friday. The figure is compared to the previous record that was fixed in 2013, when the country’s non-energy exports reached […]

A regional manufacturing report in China has gone missing, raising concerns the economy is much weaker than the government will admit

REUTERS/Stringer Much of China’s economic data has been lacking, at least compared to its usual standards. A regional manufacturing activity gauge in China recently stopped being produced and was deemed “illegal” by the central government. It had been significantly weaker than other nationwide activity gauges. There are reports the government wrote to journalists in China this […]

Quantitative easing draws to a close, despite a faltering economy

CENTRAL BANKING can be agonising. The effect of monetary policy on the economy is not immediate, so decisions must be based on expectations for two years’ time. That means putting faith in forecasts that could well turn out to be wrong. Some soul-searching might be expected at the monetary-policy meeting of the European Central Bank […]

Challenge to EPA’s fuel economy rollback can move ahead, court says

(credit: Getty Images) Earlier this week, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that it wouldn’t immediately dismiss a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that was brought by a handful of states and green groups over the EPA’s vehicle fuel economy rollback. In April, the EPA’s former Administrator Scott […]