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We've touched on this before, but there's a strong sense in much of the developed world that we're headed for harder times. Deficits increase. Unemployment... [Read More]
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Angst is "a feeling of anxiety, apprehension, or insecurity." Many of us feel it acutely right now—and that's new. Angst isn't a temporary, individual thing... [Read More]
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Angst is "a feeling of anxiety, apprehension, or insecurity." Many of us feel it acutely right now—and that's new. Angst isn't a temporary, individual thing... [Read More]
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The world has seen great change since the end of the Cold War. For much of the past two millennia, political, military, and economic strength... [Read More]
Every politician in every campaign talks about getting rid of government fraud and waste. If we could only cut out all of that wasted spending,... [Read More]
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Economists of pretty much every stripe will agree that a consumption tax has fewer negative effects than an income tax does. That's because incentives matter.... [Read More]
The cost of health care runs well over $1.1 trillion. Social Security is almost $1 trillion. Defense spending is $620 billion. Entitlement programs for our... [Read More]
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The market may be behaving like "Pavlov's dogs," David Rosenberg said. [Read More]
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Getty Images / Spencer Platt The cost of health care runs well over $1.1 trillion. Social Security is almost $1 trillion. Defense spending is $620... [Read More]
Every politician in every campaign talks about getting rid of government fraud and waste. [Read More]
Economists of pretty much every stripe will agree that a consumption tax has fewer negative effects than an income tax does. That's because incentives matter. [Read More]
The cost of health care runs well over $1.1 trillion. Social Security is almost $1 trillion. Defense spending is $620 billion. [Read More]
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told the National People's Congress that China's GDP growth rate would drop from 7% in 2016 to 6.5% this year. In... [Read More]
If you have never seen it before, stop right now and visit the US Debt Clock website. Watching it is strangely mesmerizing and more than... [Read More]
There are divisions beginning in the Republican party over President Trump's economic plans. Because each state has unique economic needs, it is going to be... [Read More]
The technological revolution will only create more jobs in the future, but we need new businesses in America in order to spur on economic growth. [Read More]
"The debt Congress has run up on our behalf is $62,000 per citizen. But the rest ($56,000 per citizen in debt), we've taken on ourselves." [Read More]
"To grow the economy at 3% today will require tax reform beyond anything that's on the table right now." [Read More]
If you have never seen it before, stop right now and visit the US Debt Clock website. Watching it is strangely mesmerizing and more than... [Read More]
Studies have shown that when government debt rises above 90% it begins to have an effect on the growth of GDP. [Read More]
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