With the start of a new year, and the fiscal cliff apparently averted, there is still much to discuss in the national economy and, in particular, market and investing news. So why not go to a nationally recognized expert to get some answers?Brian Wesbury is the chief economist for First Trust Advisors, LP in Chicago as well as an author, blogger and regular guest on all the financial new channels. He is On the Money with Chris DeSimio with a big picture look at the recent happenings in Washington and what he anticipates for 2013.
On the Money with Chris DeSimio welcomes in Bill Carter, author of the provocative book Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal that Runs the World. While copper is utilized extensively in home construction, cell phones, air planes and more, its value has made it a target for thieves. Learn more about this versatile and valuable metal, and its long history of multiple usages.
Ohio Governor John Kasich has said he wants Ohio's public universities to do more to capitalize on the results of their research work. That's something Miami University started several years ago on their own and other schools are getting on board too.
The Technology Transfer and Commercialization Task Force is recommending expanding college entrepreneurial programs; fostering stronger links between research universities and the business sector; and eliminating intellectual property barriers that can deter universities and and companies from partnering.