When Protectionism Is Rampant, No Bad Deed Goes Unrewarded | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Like Horatius at the bridge, or the boy who stood on the burning deck whence all but he had fled, or the Dutch boy who saved the city by putting his finger in the dike — pick your ... Continue Reading →

How Donald Trump, America’s Salesman-In-Chief, Won Over CEOs At Davos | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Davos: Think Donald Trump doesn’t know how to sell? Take a look at how he did in Davos, Switzerland, with the world’s wealthy, left-leaning elites. As anyone in business ... Continue Reading →

Eschewing Euphemisms Frames Immigration Issue Trump’s Way | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

He who frames the issue tends to determine the outcome of the election. That’s an old political consultant’s rule, and its application has never been more apt than in ... Continue Reading →

Some Policy Dentistry Could Combat Truth Decay | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

It cannot be a sign of social health that the number of tweets per day worldwide exploded from 5,000 in 2007 to 500 million six years later. And this might be related, by a few degrees ... Continue Reading →

Schumer Doubles Down On The Democrats’ Immigration Extremism | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Borders: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is following up his party’s disastrous government shutdown on behalf of illegal immigrants by refusing to compromise on border ... Continue Reading →

The Real Reason Dems Lost The Government Shutdown Battle | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

On Monday, Democrats caved on their manufactured government shutdown. In an attempt to generate a groundswell of support for a legislative re-enshrinement of former President Obama’s ... Continue Reading →

Get Ready For A Congressional Budget Blowout | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

No one is paying much attention, but Congress is preparing a two-year budget that would blow past bipartisan spending caps to the tune of $216 billion through 2019. XThat might be ... Continue Reading →

ObamaCare Is Fueling The Nation’s Opioid Epidemic? Sure Looks Like It | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

War On Drugs: We recently speculated that ObamaCare might have contributed to the nation’s opioid epidemic, which has in turn driven down life expectancy in this country for ... Continue Reading →

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 →