Markets are made up of people interacting with other people. They don’t exist to serve turnips or interstellar dust or sublimity. Just people.
Economy & Business
Some advocates of higher marginal tax rates prefer them even if they wouldn’t boost revenues.
I argue today that Trump should spend less time focused on the market, and more on wages.
A sloppy Cato poll doesn’t accurately reflect how conservatives feel about paid family leave.
Many conservative economic commentators are now urging the Fed to run a looser monetary policy.
But the Fed may not be able to help.
The standard government data shows that the labor market is failing a substantial share of the population.
Little or no wage growth in an economy where others are experiencing strong gains is a disaster that has great explanatory power for the problems…
For Trump, trade barriers are a positive good.
A debate between Scott Winship and Oren Cass.
GM’s decision to close its plants isn’t just about the president’s trade policy.
This morning on Fox News, Carley Shikmus dropped a retail-news bomb: “Americans on average will spend $7.7 billion this Christmas season.” On average? Somebody out…
Capping the state and local tax deduction was the right decision.
Further advances in computation, software, artificial intelligence, and robotics will redound to the benefit of the country.