Robert Samuelson: America’s Prudence Deficit | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Well, we just kicked the can down the road again — to quote former President Barack Obama, who developed into an expert can-kicker during his eight years in the White House. XThe ... Continue Reading →

Play Ball, With Informed Intelligence | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Even if, inexplicably, you occasionally think about things other than major league baseball, consider this: Why are many premier free agents, particularly sluggers and starting pitchers, ... Continue Reading →

Student Loans Will Cost Taxpayers $36 Billion: Thanks, Obama | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Debt: The federal student loan program was supposed to make money. Instead it will cost tens of billions of dollars, forcing hardworking Americans to subsidize college-educated deadbeats. ... Continue Reading →

‘Gentry Liberals’ Now Own The Democratic Party | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Amid the brouhahas about the Nunes memo and immigration, an item from Greg Hinz of Crain’s Chicago Business caught my eye. Demographers crunching census data estimate that Chicago’s ... Continue Reading →

Take The ‘Racist Xenophobe’ Quiz: Who Said This About Illegal Immigration? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Which alleged “racist xenophobe” made these statements about illegal immigration? “Those who enter the country illegally and those who employ them disrespect the ... Continue Reading →

Blaming Trump For Stock Market Drop And, Well…Everything | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Trump’s Crash?: The media have used the stock market plunge not as an opportunity to enlighten readers how our markets work, but as yet another occasion to bash Trump. Don’t ... Continue Reading →

Making American Infrastructure Great Again | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The Trump administration is hoping for its first bipartisan legislative victory with its proposed plan to make America’s infrastructure great again with shorter project-approval ... Continue Reading →

Common Sense Immigration For The 21st Century | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

We are a nation of immigrants who are uneasy about immigration. There is a long history of resentment against immigrants, dating to the Irish immigrants in the 1840s and the Chinese ... Continue Reading →

Why Good Economic News Is Bad | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

In 1930, John Maynard Keynes was worried, but not about the unpleasantness that had begun the previous year and would linger long enough to become known as the Great Depression. What ... Continue Reading →

Memo: FBI Used Tainted Steele Dossier, Paid For By Hillary Clinton, As Reason To Spy On Trump | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

FBI Scandal: The controversial congressional memo that alleges abuse of the government’s surveillance program has now been released to the public. A close reading of the four-page ... Continue Reading →