Daily Economy Articles

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Durable-goods orders rose in June, and core capital-goods orders are holding at a high level. Continued economic expansion remains the most likely path, but policy uncertainty remains a risk.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
What decentralized finance really needs is something entirely new. Something that regular finance can't replicate. Something so useful that regular consumers will desert their bank to use it. This killer tool hasn’t been created.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
It’s my habit, and maybe it should be yours, to celebrate every bit of freedom we gain back from the armies of authoritarians who wield the power of the state to improve our lives. It took one hundred years, but they finally got their mitts off this one market.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Despite falling mortgage rates, existing-home sales fell and home-price increases decelerated in May.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Mandatory busing as advocated by many Democratic candidates is less a bad answer than the only answer to a terribly framed question emblematic of today’s miserable political landscape.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The American nation is and should be a country of free individuals bound together by a belief in a society of liberty, not a collective mythology of tribes, races, or “classes” to which the individual is subservient and for which he may be sacrificed and subjugated.
Monday, July 22, 2019
It's one of the great ironies of intellectual/political history how the Left and Right blend into a single oppositional force to the free society.
Monday, July 22, 2019
As the granddaughter of a survivor of communism and socialism, I find it almost unfathomable that the political ideology my family left a continent for is creeping into my neighborhood.
Monday, July 22, 2019
A great divide is opening between older socialists like Sanders and 'The Squad'
Monday, July 22, 2019
A government could, undoubtedly, make beer. But the right beer with the right flavor profiles for a world of nearly infinite variety of tastes — not all of them consistent? For that, you need a market.
Monday, July 22, 2019
To trust the U.S. government to impose tariffs at home as it acts as an enforcer for private companies that choose to operate abroad is a recipe for cronyism costumed as ethical law enforcement.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
The invention of musical notation in the 11th century made the composition and performance of multi-part music more viable. The construction of large performance venues in cathedrals introduced new possibilities of complex harmonies due to the reverberating soundscape. This further gave rise to...
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Out of all the areas of economics, monetary policy and its impact on the macroeconomy might be the one that receives the most attention among non-economists.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
What right have any politicians to intervene in voluntary wage bargains?
Friday, July 19, 2019
My posterity, my son, does not feel blessed by the laws of New Jersey that prevent him from exercising his liberty by finding employment of mutual benefit to himself and his employer.
Friday, July 19, 2019
You’re not spreading prosperity when you choose the labor-intensive option just because it’s labor intensive. You’re actually wasting resources.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
In the early- and mid-20th century, systemic racism often meant that African American communities were excluded from government welfare programs. In the face of this injustice, we see numerous examples of communities stepping up to take care of each other when government officials turned the other...
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Should we study and learn from the past? Of course we should. Should we yearn for the past, seek to return there, and perhaps undo the progress of the last several centuries? Of course we shouldn’t.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Simon Newcomb’s conclusions, after a century and a half more of failed government interferences of almost every imaginable form and type, stand as even more reasonable than when he penned them: those in government should simply leave people alone.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
In the meantime, government officials across the country should think long and hard before passing new regulations that would further add to the regulatory burden, making it even harder for young adults to become homeowners.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
With more student forgiveness and "free college" policies in-store, presidential candidates are sure to make a government-created mess a catastrophe.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
A new study of student attitudes about socialism and capitalism provides strong confirmation of the echo chamber effect taking hold in the humanities.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
If the current path is maintained (and quite possibly even if it isn’t), the future belongs to truly “dependable and reliable” monetary media: cryptocurrencies and precious metals
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Or in the musical context, the capitalist achievement consists not of softer seats at the opera for the king and queen but access to a practically infinite library for pennies a day.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
A government money monopoly, writes Judy Shelton, "invites a more sinister abuse of government power - even tyranny - as government precludes market entry to alternative issuers."
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Retail sales and industrial production improved in June, but data for the economy remain mixed. Overall, continued economic expansion remains the most likely path, but caution is warranted.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Bosses are part of firms, which are hierarchies, small self-contained networks of command within the larger system of market chaotic and unplanned market processes.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Should I ever have the chance to meet Faye Lewis, I will soundly congratulate her for her fabulous striving, for her inevitably imperfect, yet wildly-admirable journey.
Monday, July 15, 2019
Campus health plans have caught a serious case of progressivism
Monday, July 15, 2019
Two main forces behind AIER's publishing mission speak to the Lions of Liberty about the books, the trials, and the opportunities of making great literature sing. 
Monday, July 15, 2019
When comes to spending, there are no adults in the house, only a bunch of spending addicts.
Monday, July 15, 2019
Keynesians believe that during recessions lunches really are free.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Let’s just try a mental experiment. Let’s regard the players on the team as some seem to regard themselves, exploited and underpaid. The same claims are made for many people around the world. The commonly proposed solution is the boycott.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
It is the perfect time for Powell to set right the financial sector and establish a return to normalcy.
Saturday, July 13, 2019
When asked about how fans can support the fight for equal pay, Rapinoe basically said that fans could pay them more.
Friday, July 12, 2019
Edward Stringham addresses the trade war and the mistaken notion of the trade deficit, speaking on BBC. 
Friday, July 12, 2019
A recession could be coming tomorrow, or it could be coming in 10 years. The point is, we don’t know. 
Friday, July 12, 2019
AIER’s Leading Indicators index was unchanged in June, holding at the neutral reading of 50. The Lagging Indicators index was also unchanged in the latest month, repeating the May result of 42. The Roughly Coincident Indicators index fell for a second straight month, to 58 (see chart). The back-to-...
Friday, July 12, 2019
We aren’t respecting others’ liberty, dignity, and autonomy as independent and independently valuable moral agents when we coerce them.

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