Jul 18, 2016
Instead of paying attention to Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton today, take a moment to listen to Sens. Tim Scott and Cory Booker.
Jul 11, 2016
I’m unenthusiastic about both presidential candidates. I try to maintain a mind open to incoming data. Mr. Market may just be sending a message that neither Mr. Trump nor Mrs. Clinton will be as bad as we think.
Jul 5, 2016
Later this month, the Commerce Department will unveil its estimate of how much the American economy grew in the second quarter of 2016. If the pattern holds, the number will disappoint. Comparing these numbers to those of past years makes clear that they are subpar; tepid would be kind.
Jun 27, 2016
Say what you will about Wall Street or Silicon Valley, either place is at least capable of finding work for recovering politicians in capacities where they are likely to do less harm than in the White House.
Jun 20, 2016
The hottest political fight in America now may be between Donald Trump and Jeffrey Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, and owner of The Washington Post. It really demonstrates Mr. Trump’s unfortunate knack for making enemies out of potential allies.
Jun 13, 2016
Gun control? Even solving the gun issue entirely might just push the problem toward bombs. What options are left? It’s too humbling for any politician to concede that there are some problems that can’t be solved at an acceptable price.
Jun 6, 2016
A person can’t open the newspaper these days without encountering a reminder of the plummeting value of the dollar.
May 31, 2016
A lot of American voters will give the Libertarian Party ticket nominated this weekend a closer look than usual this year, because of dissatisfaction with the major party alternatives.