Frontrunning: March 9

  • Economists Forecasting Jobless Rate of 4%, the First Time Since 2000 (WSJ)
  • Trump Launches Global Race for Exclusion From Steel Tariffs (BBG)
  • China, Europe Slam as U.S. Metalworkers Cheer (WSJ)
  • Trump’s Historic Bet on Kim Summit Shatters Decades of Orthodoxy (BBG)
  • Mar 9, 2018 8:09 AM

Thousands More Stores Are Now On The 2018 Retail Apocalypse Death List

"...add to rising retail unemployment the move to more self-checkout, more AI, and more computerized systems instead of human staff. It’s not too hard to understand why people could soon be dependent on a Universal Basic Income and a return to an almost feudal society..."

  • Mar 4, 2018 1:33 PM