Representative Brady says a VAT and a carbon tax would have trouble clearing Congress.

Policy and Government

At CNBC, Jeff Cox reports the U.S. economy added over 260,000 jobs in March, beating estimates.

At Forbes.com, Tim Worstall writes the declining trade deficit which means less foreign investment in the U.S.

From Forbes.com, Mark Hendrickson discusses the importance of Econ 101.

Monetary

From CBNC, Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker resigns.

John Cochrane favors a common currency standard among smaller nations.

In the National Pulse, Jon Decker explains why we have enough gold to return to the gold standard.

Tax

On CNBC, Representative Brady says a VAT and a carbon tax would have trouble clearing Congress.

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