Thursday, October 22, 2020
Want a reflection of why it's important that Google & other “Big Tech” firms are denied their claim “objective algorithms” are the cause of filtered Search Engine results? “Hydroycholroquine” helps everyone, even Google funded Jim Sensenbrenner, understand. In the grand worldwide reality of Covid-19 people, especially international travelers, see a...
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From the left we often see tension between those who want to help the poor, and those who want to help the government. One recent example of this is the proposal to ban cash forwarded by Harvard’s Ken Rogoff. The gist of Rogoff’s beef with cash is that cash...
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Every great con game eventually comes to an end.  For years, global central banks have been manipulating the financial marketplace with their monetary voodoo.  Somehow, they have convinced investors around the world to invest tens of trillions of dollars into bonds that provide a return that is way under...
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University of Rochester economist Steve Landsburg is an extremely sharp thinker who is always worth reading–even when he’s wrong, as I think he (mostly) is when it comes to so-called “high frequency trading” (HFT). But before I jump into my criticism of his latest post, let me praise a...
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Native and Immigrant Employment Growth, 2009 to 2012A new analysis of government data shows that two-thirds of the net increase in employment since President Obama took office has gone to immigrant workers, primarily legal immigrants. Although the level of new immigration overall has fallen, legal immigration remains very high....
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Inflation is always somebody else’s fault. Ludwig von Mises called out finger pointing central bankers and politicians decades ago in his book, Economic Policy. “The most important thing to remember is that inflation is not an act of God, that inflation is not a catastrophe of the elements or...
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Factional conflicts have the power to destroy empires - and republics ... Bitter fights in Washington are making the US economy look much worse than it is. The US Founding Fathers abhorred factions. The 10th Federalist Paper by James Madison in 1787 is a study of how to...
Michael Snyder On Sunday night, we are going to see something take place that only happens four or five times a century.  A lunar eclipse is going to occur while the moon is making its closest approach to our planet.  When this happens, the moon will temporarily appear to be...
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Fed to Make Benchmark Rate Forecasts ... Federal Reserve officials will for the first time make public their own forecasts for the federal funds rate at their Jan. 24-25 meeting, according to minutes from last month's Federal Open Market Committee released today. FOMC "participants decided to incorporate information about...