U.S. Economy

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Will Janet Yellen Lend Trump a Helping Hand?

Big GovernmentThe FedU.S. Economy

Blog02/06/2017
The Fed has a way of getting the opposite of what it expects.

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After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog02/05/2017
To succeed, Donald Trump will have to depart from the usual kick-the-can-down-the-road strategy employed over the past decade.

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Week in Review: February 4, 2017

The FedU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog02/03/2017
Will the "Trump Bump" last or does weak economic data suggest otherwise?

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January's Top Ten Most-Read Articles

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog02/01/2017
January's top ten most-read articles measured by page views.

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Trump is Wrong on H1-B Visas

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/31/2017
Restricting H1-B visas is a win for protectionism at the expense of everyone else.

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Asset-Price Inflation Heating Up with Nothing to Show For It

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog01/27/2017
Obama is the first president since Hoover to not have a single year of over 3% GDP growth.

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A Tariff with Mexico Will Ensure Americans Pay for Border Wall

U.S. EconomyInterventionismValue and Exchange

Blog01/26/2017
"Tariff," after all, is just a fancy word for "tax."

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The Money Myths Behind the Creation of the Federal Reserve

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/18/2017
Roger Lowenstein's new book on the Federal Reserve relies on some well-worn myths about the monetary history of the United States.

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Let Businesses Decide for Themselves Where to Make Their Products

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/13/2017

Some products are best made in the USA, and some or not. Business themselves are the only ones in the position to make an informed choice on this.

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Prosperity = Abundant Work + Low Cost of Living

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/03/2017

Our economy is making it harder to start businesses, keep businesses, and hire people. That's a recipe for disaster.

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