The Economy in Context

[D]espite the bump in the stock market from the positive preliminary jobs numbers, it's important to keep in mind the greater perspective.

What is Socialism & Why Doesn’t It Work?

If only Venezuela were freed of the dogmatic delusions of their Marxist leadership, the solution to the economic crisis would be obvious, though not painless.

The Economics Quarterly: 2017Q4

By all objective measures, the economy generated fewer jobs in 2017 than the previous 3 years. This isn't political punditry, it's merely a statement of fact.

Cleaning Up Both Sides of the Aisle

If there's any chance of a civil political discourse at all, it's critical for conservatives and progressives to be on the same page as far as the definitions of the very terms we are debating.

Economic Speed Round: December 2016

The latest helping of government data on jobs and the economy are remarkably rosy, but there are more than a few dark clouds surrounding the silver linings.

Economics Speed Round: November 2016

As we look toward the end of the year and the 4th Quarter, the change in political leadership could change the economic landscape, depending on how quickly the Congress and White House can enact whatever policy they plan on pushing forward.

Economics Speed Round: October 2016

With the election upcoming, we've no choice but to wait and see if the bubble economy bursts before or after the election.

Economics Speed Round: September 2016

Coupled with a broad base slow down in production and construction, we still appear on track for a recession starting in 3rd quarter or 4th quarter 2016, though it does not appear to be a traditional recession.

Economics Speed Round: August 2016

The primary drivers for 3rd Quarter or 4th Quarter economic downturn in the United States remain driven by domestic policies.

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