China And The Global Race For Knowledge | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The National Science Foundation and the National Science Board have just released their biennial “Science & Engineering Indicators,” a voluminous document describing ... Continue Reading →

Choosing Immigration Criteria Is A Sisyphean Task | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

In 1790, the finest mind in the First Congress, and of his generation, addressed in the House of Representatives the immigration issue: “It is no doubt very desirable that we ... Continue Reading →

Disability Rolls Tumble As Economy Gains Steam | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Jobs: If you want a sign of a growing economy, look at the disability rolls. They’ve been shrinking rapidly of late, as fewer apply for benefits and more disabled return to ... Continue Reading →

The Trump Economy, One Year In: A Success By All Measures | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Economy: No question about it — one year into President Trump’s first term, the economy is on a roll, creating wealth, income and jobs for Americans, and building opportunities ... Continue Reading →

A Tough Road Ahead For Trump In Year 2 | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

As we reach, gingerly, the anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president, none of the disasters feared by critics has come to pass. The economy has turned at least ... Continue Reading →

The Climate Change Doomsday Just Got Canceled | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Environmentalism: A new study published in the prestigious journal Nature finds that all those global warming doomsday scenarios aren’t credible. Not that you would ever know ... Continue Reading →

Under The New Trump Standard, Why Wasn’t Obama Impeached? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

In the era of President Donald Trump, Democrats think presidents should be impeached over policy differences. In Trump’s case, the Democrats accuse him of winning the election ... Continue Reading →

10 Thoughts On Trump’s Use Of The ‘S’ Word | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Here are ten thoughts on the president’s alleged use of the word “s—hole” in describing Haiti, a Central American country and African countries: X1. There ... Continue Reading →

Is Investing Giant BlackRock Trying To Push Companies To Be More Liberal? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Corporate Responsibility: In his annual letter to corporate CEOs, BlackRock’s Laurence Fink is pushing them to focus not just on profits, but on social responsibility. Given ... Continue Reading →

A Government Permission Slip To Work? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

In the current political climate, bipartisan support for policy reform is fleetingly rare. But it can be found. Case in point: occupational licensing. No less than the Obama and Trump ... Continue Reading →