Daily Economy

Monday, March 25, 2019
The Chicago Fed’s National Activity Index posted its third negative result in a row, but the index remains above levels historically associated with either recession or significant price increases.
Monday, March 25, 2019
Advocates of new government programs often promise that their programs are budget neutral — meaning that adoption of these programs will not increase net government spending. It's never true. 
Monday, March 25, 2019
A free press and an open intellectual environment is one that should not only challenge the words and deeds of governments in the name of liberty, but should unearth, investigate, and inform the professional and lay public about the realities and truths of the world in which we all live, in both...
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Behind every great innovation, there is an innovator or maybe many.
Sunday, March 24, 2019
What we are seeing in our time are the results of a mandate that all personal problems must and should be channeled to political solutions demanded by a collective activist army, with the goal of constructing an apparatus of coercion and compulsion that knows no limits to its power.
Friday, March 22, 2019
For progressive policymakers, it's often a Catch-22 between more complex rules and more draconian ones.
Friday, March 22, 2019
France was once a role model for what big government can do for its people, the very model of socialism sought by the American left. Now the place is in shambles.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Financial privacy and autonomy are important. But cash and cryptocurrencies are not the only means to those ends.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
The Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing survey was generally favorable in March with respondents were more upbeat about current conditions but somewhat less optimistic about the future. 
Thursday, March 21, 2019
We must find ways to unrig the system where it has been rigged by special interest interaction with politics, to decentralize decisions so that accountability is more vivid and accessible, and to avoid empowering politicians and their appointees to pick winners and monopolize markets.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
If you think Sweden is socialist, then you know something that just ain’t so.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
What it means that the Fed has decided to stop rate hikes. 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The real “America First” approach would be to just do the most American thing of all: to implement an agenda on individual liberty, personal responsibility, and a (very) limited government.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Edward C. Harwood (1900-1980) is one of the 20th century’s most eloquent and effective voices for economic science, sound money, and market freedom. This is the story of his life and work.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Perennial illness is the default state of mankind. Markets have put human beings at the center of a dense web of affordable, effective choices to meet our needs and desires: those relating to our health are no exception.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Surely they don’t know what kind of impoverished and human suffering this would cause – or perhaps they will welcome it as a much-needed liberation from our dependency on things and meat.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
When we gloss over the complexity of the real world, we end up losing far more understanding than we often realize, and end up with strangely skewed perspectives on what happened and what to do about it.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Diversity, inclusion, participatory democracy, pluralism, and peace dictated and determined by ideological tyrants and power-lusting interest groups using political means to achieve their ends through governmental force and collectivist intimidation undermines and then destroys the alternative and...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
If the U.S. doesn’t want these immigrants, I am sure that other countries like Canada and Australia will. That’s how competition works.
Monday, March 18, 2019
Much of what the state does truly is predatory.

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