Thomas Del Beccaro finds it ironic that California, the high tech capital of the world, is throwing roadblocks in front of Uber.

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At Forbes.com, Thomas Del Beccaro finds it ironic that California, the high tech capital of the world, is throwing roadblocks in front of Uber.

Monetary

At CNBC, Jeff Cox wishes us luck guessing the Fed’s next move.

In the NY Post, John Crudele believes the Atlanta Fed’s GDP growth estimate is buoyed by new seasonal adjustments and a mild winter.

In The Guardian, Joseph Stieglitz and Hamid Rashid report 2016 is shaping up to be the worst year for emerging markets since 2009, and matched in this century only by the recessionary year of 2001.

Tax

University College London and Centre for Macroeconomics find that cutting marginal tax rates encourage households to take advantage of opportunities to climb the income ladder

At CATO, Alan Reynolds believes tax reform revenues were wrongly contrasted with CBO estimates by the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute.

Spending

From AEI, Jim Pethokoukis says the price tag for Bernie Sanders’ free stuff is $30 trillion.

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