I’d like to share a counterintuitive argument against the concept that budget deficits and/or infrastructure spending consititute effective economic stimulus. It comes from Paul Kasriel (one of my favorite reads when he was at Northern Trust, before he retired). He […]
Another day, another Tweet from President-elect Trump has moved the market. Lockheed Martin shares have taken a tumble following Trump highlighting the obvious on Twitter — the F-35 is an expensive boondoggle. This follows shares of Boeing dropping last week […]
Via Natixis Institutional investors anticipate a year of dramatic change in 2017: A global wave of populism is upending conventional thinking about politics and economics. Central bank policies, which have driven investment performance for nearly a decade, are beginning to […]
Henry Hazlitt’s 1946 book Economics in One Lesson is regarded as a classic introduction to free market economics. Nobel prize winning economist Milton Friedman said of the book: “[Hazlitt’s] explanation of how a price system works is a true classic: […]
It’s Christmas, and we’re all scrambling for a bargain or two, but what if you want good tech deals? Is it possible to pick up any good deals for under $20? Well, the answer is yes, especially if you look hard […]
Investigative Journalist & MIT/Harvard Researcher Sue FBI for Records on FBI’s Role in 2016 Election WASHINGTON, DC — The FBI is in violation of the Freedom of Information Act. Investigative journalist Jason Leopold and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) PhD candidate/Harvard Klein Center […]
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