It’s Time To Rein-In Proxy ‘Advisor’ Services

On November 15, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is hosting a formal roundtable inquiry into the influence of proxy advisory services over the way corporations make key ... Continue Reading →

George Will: The Fatal Conceit Of Planning For The Future | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Kevin Hassett evidently has not received the memo that economics is “the dismal science.” The ebullient chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers ... Continue Reading →

Robert Samuelson: It’s Not The Economy, Stupid!

One lesson of the midterm elections is that economic growth is losing its power to unite the country and to reduce explosive conflicts over race, religion, ethnicity, immigrant status ... Continue Reading →

The Truth About Poverty In America

Poverty: Recent reports suggest that America has made no progress at all in its “War on Poverty” since the 1960s. Headlines claim “one in eight” Americans ... Continue Reading →

Amazon’s HQ2 Ruse Exposes The Folly Of State Tax Incentives

Crony Capitalism: Looks like Amazon pulled a fast one on states with its promise of a big new HQ2. After getting states to cough up billions of dollars in special tax giveaways, ... Continue Reading →

Who Says We Spend ‘Too Much’ On Health Care? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Health Reform: Any time there’s a debate about health care reform, someone will invariably declare that the U.S. spends “too much” on health care. How do we know ... Continue Reading →

Election Results: Even Deep-Blue Washington State Doesn’t Buy Climate Change Hysterics

Global Warming: Environmentalists were hoping to score a huge victory in Washington state with a statewide tax on CO2 emissions. Alas, even liberals in Washington don’t believe ... Continue Reading →

‘Big 3’ U.S. Cities Facing Fiscal Crisis As Unpayable Retiree Benefit Debts Soar

Fiscal Crisis: New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, America’s three largest cities, have much in common. For one, they’re all very cosmopolitan. For another, they’re ... Continue Reading →

Congress Poised To Bail Out Insurers, Fleece Taxpayers | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Democrats and some Republicans in Congress are pushing for a $10 billion a year payout to insurance companies that sell Obamacare plans.  President Trump calls it “bailing ... Continue Reading →

Shattering The Myth Of Democratic Unity

Democrats may soon discover what Republicans have learned: Opposition creates only unity’s illusion.  Although neither party desires being out of the White House, opposition ... Continue Reading →
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