Jul 24, 2015
The worst sectors of the worst recovery since World War II are business investment in new plants and equipment and new business start-ups. These are the biggest job-creators, and their slump is a key reason for the sub-par labor recovery, with low participation rates and...
Jul 10, 2015
Jeb Bush is right and Hillary Clinton is wrong. You can probably say that about a lot of things. But in this case it's about the need for more part-time American workers to work full-time in order to improve their own lots as well as the lot of the economy.
Jun 26, 2015
The judicial decision to uphold all of the president's healthcare subsidies may be very disappointing, but the economics of Obamacare are far worse than whatever constitutional mistakes have been committed by the Supreme Court.
Jun 19, 2015
"There is not a reason in the world why we cannot grow at a rate of 4 percent a year." That's what Jeb Bush said when he officially announced his presidential run in Miami last week. And right off the bat, most economists trashed the idea.
Jun 13, 2015
Just as the great William F. Buckley Jr. laid the intellectual foundation for the rise of modern conservatism, philanthropist R. Randolph Richardson set down the financial foundation of the new conservative movement.
Jun 5, 2015
The Essential King Dollar/Low-Energy Nexus propping up a subpar economy, and could be a great backdrop to growth if Washington policy turns favorable.
May 30, 2015
In fact, most of the time, the tax-rate-cut percentage has been greatest for the middle class. And we all borrowed from the JFK tax cuts, which were across-the-board.
May 22, 2015
Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen told us last week that the fed funds target rate will be raised slightly later this year.