Category: Economy

Why is the Fed Muscling in on PayPal’s Business?

The government agency is launching its own payment system which will kill competition while hiking costs to taxpayers and consumers.
Pete Sepp November 19, 2019

Trump’s Trade War Has Dire Consequences

A 10 percent drop in manufacturing and dwindling investment due to tariffs could lose him the election.
Jon Basil Utley November 6, 2019

The Fed’s Management of Liquidity is All Wet

Soldiering on with more quantitative easing, they keep confusing the investors and business leaders they need to drive growth.
Christopher Whalen October 29, 2019

No Fair! Americans Pay Way More to Send Goods to China

Why are we still slapped with a penalty for shipping products to a 'transitional country'?
Ross Marchand October 7, 2019

Stop the Trade War in the Name of Prosperity

It's slamming farmers and raising prices on consumer goods. China will want to make a deal soon and America should agree.
John Dale Grover September 16, 2019

No, the U.S. Economy Is Not Headed for Recession

There's a panic over tariffs, currency, and the 'inverted yield curve.' Here's what it really means.
Christopher Whalen August 13, 2019

Why Trade Tariffs and Currency Devaluation Are a Dead End

'Efficient cartels' sounds like an oxymoron, but it may prove to be a more effective way out for both China and the U.S.
Marshall Auerback August 7, 2019

When the Fed Became a Socialist Job Creator

With the Depression at their backs, New Deal Democrats created a system that had much more than monetary policy in mind.
Christopher Whalen July 9, 2019

Restoring the Great American Middle

We are in crisis—a loss of respect and work, the decline of home and family, an epidemic of loneliness and despair. 
Senator Josh Hawley July 1, 2019

America’s Monopoly Crisis Hits the Military

Wall Street's short-term incentives have decimated our defense industrial base and undermined our national security.