Cultural Winners And Losers Of 2017 | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The first year of President Trump stirred the makers of popular culture into a frenzy of resistance. Any list of the year’s cultural winners and losers revolves around how the ... Continue Reading →

After Tax Reform, GOP Needs To Fix Arcane Budget Rules | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The Republicans have passed their tax bill, without a single Democratic vote, despite low to dismal poll ratings. It’s reminiscent of the passage by Democrats, without a single ... Continue Reading →

This Supreme Court Case Could Enhance Public Workers’ Rights | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

SEATTLE — It is protected by Washington state’s lopsidedly Democratic political class, which knows who butters its bread. It has been provided with bespoke law, tailored for ... Continue Reading →

Did ObamaCare Contribute To The Shocking 2-Year Drop In Life Expectancy? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Health Care: For the second year in a row, the average life expectancy for Americans declined, and the sharp increase in opioid overdose in recent years is largely to blame. But what ... Continue Reading →

Brexit Vote Fails Again, Putting All Options Back in Play

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected once again by Parliament, throwing the country deeper into political crisis and raising the prospect that the divorce ... Continue Reading →

The States’ Unfunded Pension Nightmares | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Pensions: The stock market boom has helped everyone, right? Nope. States’ pension funds have nearly $4 trillion of stock investments, but somehow haven’t benefited from ... Continue Reading →

Much Of Tax Reform Bill Is Good, But Overall It Gets A B-Minus | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Corporate Tax Reforms: Grade A. It is economic malpractice that American businesses have remained subject to an outdated 1986 corporate tax code, and a fossilized 1960s international ... Continue Reading →

And … Presto! Tax Cuts Already Working Their Magic | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Taxes: Tax reform was passed with the promise that it soon would start to work wonders to kick economic growth into high gear and boost workers’ pay. Don’t look now, but ... Continue Reading →

George Will: The Survival Of The Shrillest | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

“The intellectual cannot operate at room temperature.”— Eric Hoffer, “First Things, Last Things” (1971) Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) meant that intellectuals ... Continue Reading →

To Deregulate America, Dump D.C. Bureaucrats | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Flanked by a towering 185,000 pages representing the federal regulatory code now and a short pile of 20,000 pages — the code’s length a half-century ago — President Trump ... Continue Reading →