Good Luck To The Fed On Interest Rates — We’ll Need It

The nine-year economic recovery is dead. Long live the recovery. X The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) — the Federal Reserve’s main policymaking body — meets ... Continue Reading →

Operation Choke Point Needs To Be Choked Off For Good

Many lawmakers and journalists decried “Operation Choke Point,” shrugging it off as the product of partisan paranoia. But new evidence shows that sometimes reality can ... Continue Reading →

Stock Indexes Fall; Why Losing In One Niche Might Be Good For Market | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

U.S. stock indexes stepped backward midday Friday as food- and oil-related stocks took hard hits. The small-cap Russell 2000 dropped 0.3%, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq lost ... Continue Reading →

The College Bubble Is Starting To Burst — And That’s A Good Thing

Useless Degrees: A good indication of a tightening labor market is the fact that several major corporations have dropped their college degree requirements. College just became an ... Continue Reading →

Good news for the future of the North American Free Trade

Finally, some good news for the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. CNBC is reporting that a framework for a renewed and improved NAFTA may be coming in the weeks ahead. X It ... 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 →

Just how good were their offers?

The awaited Amazon Prime Day is in its fifth worldwide edition, held on July 15th and 16th, a wave of offers from what is already known as “Summer Black Friday”. Undoubtedly ... 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 →
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