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 →

Dow Jones Futures: FedEx Earnings, Micron Earnings Bad News For These 6 Stocks, Stock Market

Dow Jones futures were little changed late Tuesday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, despite grim outlooks from bellwethers FedEx (FDX) and Micron Technology (MU) ... Continue Reading →

EU Army: Just Another Bad Idea From Euro-socialists Macron And Merkel

EU Army: The European Union has announced it wants its own army and intelligence services. Why? Europeans need to be protected from mean, predatory potential enemies. Like the U.S. ... Continue Reading →

Chemicals Of Concern: A War On Science Is Bad Environmental Policy

So-called environmentalists, if nothing else, should be credited for their creativity in their war on chemicals. X For decades now, self-appointed protectors of the Earth have ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Rally Ends Bad Week; Time To Buy Apple?

Leading growth stocks rallied sharply in the last hour of trade Friday as the key stock market indexes closed above or just shy of their 200-day moving average lines. X The ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Erases Losses, Twitter Stock Up; Apple Bad News A Buy?

Apple got punched by sellers in Friday late-afternoon, dropping as much as 2.5% at the start, but shaved its losses. Plus, Apple’s sell-off hardly dented the Nasdaq composite. ... Continue Reading →

Carbon Tax: A Bad Idea Whose Time Should Never Come

Taxes: The temptation of a carbon tax these days seems great, even to some Republicans. But it’s a bad idea. Now two GOP lawmakers want to put people on the record opposing ... Continue Reading →

Trump Tariffs And Economic Populism Are Good Politics But Bad Economics | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

We came to expect economic illiteracy from left-wing President Barack Obama. X For example, in attempting to explain away his tepid economic recovery, Obama blamed the emergence of ... Continue Reading →

Good Trump, Bad Trump: S&P 500, Dow Jones Rallied On Trump Tax Cuts, But Here Come Trump Tariffs | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 index, Nasdaq 100 and Dow Jones industrial average were mixed early Friday morning after President Trump’s vow to impose steel tariffs triggered ... 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 →