Category: Economy

The Menace of Sub-Zero Interest-Rate Policy

The Menace of Sub-Zero Interest-Rate Policy by Brendan Brown for Mises Sub-zero interest rate policy as Europe and Japan have practiced for many years menaces global economic prosperity. Yet Congress and the White House are strangely silent on the issue; even...

The Tax Man Cometh

The Tax Man Cometh from Schiff Gold It’s time for Fun on Friday and I have to be honest — I’m not feeling very fun. Why? Because the tax man cometh! And no matter how you slice it, taxation is...

Whole Foods’ Existential Threat?

Whole Foods’ Existential Threat? from Wolf Street “Amazon’s plunge into the $800 billion US grocery industry posed an existential threat to rivals”: CNN, August 2018. So let’s see. By John E. McNellis, Principal at McNellis Partners, for The Registry: A couple questions...

Capitalism Isn’t the Problem Here

Capitalism Isn’t the Problem Here from Schiff Gold How are all of these unprofitable companies staying afloat and even making big splashes with media-hyped IPOs? Peter Schiff addressed this question, along with the supposed “failure” of capitalism in his most...

The Day America Died

The Day America Died by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth 47 years ago in American Pie, Don McLean talked about The Day The Music Died. Or of course the music didn’t really die, but at the same time it...