Monday show notes 08-20-18
Report: Regulations being cut at record pace, savings double
Federal agencies, led by Labor and Health and Human Services, are cutting Obama-era regulations and saving money faster than demanded by President Trump, according to a new report.
U.S. Workers Get Biggest Pay Increase in Nearly a Decade
U.S. workers received their biggest pay increases in nearly a decade over the 12 months through June, a sign the strong labor market is boosting wages as employers compete for scarcer workers.
Let there be light bulbs! Trump looks to flip switch on Obama ban
An Obama administration decision to ban incandescent light bulbs was based on a misunderstanding of the law, according to the Department of Energy, meaning those faithful products that had been in use for a century may be returning.
Investors financially ruined by Cryptocurrencies
Pete Roberts of Nottingham, England, was one of the many risk-takers who threw their savings into cryptocurrencies when prices were going through the roof last winter.