Inhofe-Toomey sequester alternative takes shape
“We certainly aren’t going to give the Obama administration a blank check to make cuts.”
Underweight Stocks, Overweight Bonds
Underweight stocks and overweight bonds for the first time since 2000, with planned policy changes fully factored into valuations, a conservative investment firm advises.
Under Armour CEO Tackles Fallout after Praising ‘Pro-Business’ President
Under Armour (NYSE:UAA) CEO and Chairman Kevin Plank, a former special teams captain when he played football at the University of Maryland, is trying to stop an onslaught of criticism directed at him and his company after he praised President | Read More »
Global Factory Uptick Benefits Leading Economies
Income expert Bryan Perry shares his take on how increased output benefits leading economies.
Inaugural Speech of President Trump Prioritizes American Jobs, Economy
President Donald Trump’s inaugural speech focused on policies that would fuel economic growth, create jobs and champion American interests.
T. Rowe Price Chairman Says Fed Should Raise Rates
BALTIMORE — Continued uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates shows the U.S. central bank is “more frightened of its own shadow” than it should be about boosting rates, said Brian Rogers, chairman and chief investment officer | Read More »
The Bulls Cheer on as the Economy Recovers
Financial adviser Bryan Perry shows us how the bulls win big as the economy experiences its recent recovery.
Overthrow the Establishment to Fix the Economy
Famed investor Wilbur Ross recently told CNBC that “Trump represents a more radical new approach to government that the nation’s economy desperately needs.” He’s right. Trump seeks an overthrow of the establishment. He’s a disrupter. Just what we need to | Read More »
Why We Have, And Probably Will Keep Having, Sluggish Job Growth
Why has the American economy had such sluggish job creation and economic growth? That’s a pretty fundamental question, and one for which most conventional economists offer unsatisfying answers. Clues can be found, I think, in the new book by the | Read More »
Elitist Arrogance, Part II
A basic economic premise holds that when the price of something rises, people seek to economize on its use. They seek substitutes for that which has risen in price. Recent years have seen proposals for an increase in the federal | Read More »
Is Personal Responsibility Obsolete?: Part 2
Too many social problems are conceived of in terms of what “we” can do for “them.” After decades of massive expansions of the welfare state, the answer seems to range from “not very much” to “making matters worse.” Undaunted, people | Read More »