Americans desperately want U.S. economic growth.
According to the latest polls, "the economy" is by far the biggest priority to voters come the 2016 general election. Quinnipiac University's July survey found that 37% of Americans care most about the "economy and jobs." Next highest was "healthcare" (13%), followed by "terrorism" (12%). A CNN/ORC poll the same month reflected similar results: "the economy" was the top issue at 44%, then "healthcare" (20%) and "terrorism" (12%).
That means determining which Republican candidate has the best economic plan will speak volumes to that candidate's electability in 2016.
Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani sees two candidates getting it right when it comes to tax plans and the Fed…
Watch the following video for his answer in a roundtable discussion on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." this morning – the network's follow up to its GOP debate last night:
More and More Ben Carson Scandals Are Coming to Light: But whether any are true… well, that's a different matter. Last week, Carson battled the media over the factual accuracy of three anecdotes he'd told in his own books. Are these accusations part of a massive smear campaign, or did the good doctor tell a few bad lies?