Daily Economy

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The true danger is not knowledge of “only” Econ 101. The true danger is ignorance even of Econ 101.
Monday, February 11, 2019
The site learned that of the 1,013 Amazon users it polled, 36.7 percent said they would be comfortable purchasing Amazon-branded prescription drugs while 16 percent said they would use a virtual doctor-visit service from Amazon.
Monday, February 11, 2019
As millennials struggle to put their money to work, still dreaming of owning homes but not being able to, they find it difficult to prioritize anything that won’t offer them real value in the long run. As expected, fast fashion is one of the first items to fall to the bottom of their list of wishes.
Monday, February 11, 2019
Complaining about injustice is cheap; bona fide progressives put their money where their ideals are, and reap as they sow.
Monday, February 11, 2019
A world with a changing climate will desperately need a strong private sector.  
Monday, February 11, 2019
Argentina has shown itself incapable of managing the money supply appropriately. It would do better by outsourcing its monetary policy.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Daycare for all is a great idea. A new government program is the worst possible way to get there.
Friday, February 8, 2019
How to account for the existence of a document – widely trumpeted by the media – which proposes that we replace modern life for totalitarian government control?
Friday, February 8, 2019
Either the president still doesn’t understand that American consumers pay a large chunk of these tariffs (and that these tariffs are bad for the overall U.S. economy) or he is truly proud to penalize Americans who buy foreign goods that he doesn’t approve of.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
No, we do not exist to serve markets; markets exist to serve all people through the freedom to create, trade, and live a better life.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
All organized activities face challenges posed by knowledge problems, and warfare is no exception.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The U.S. trade deficit decreased slightly in November reflecting a smaller deficit in goods and a smaller surplus in services. Uncertainty over trade policy could restrain hiring and capital investment for some industries and threaten the broader economic outlook.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
MMT is an academically-garbed attempt to overcome the unwelcome fact that governments are as bound by economic limits as firms and individuals are. Yet liberty always triumphs.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
“Tonight,” Trump said, “we renew our resolve that America will never be a socialist country.” Indeed no complex society can be.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
There was nothing inherent to the lighthouse that made it a public good. It was a public good because government regulation made it so.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Reports from the Institute for Supply Management suggest still-solid levels of current activity with elevated levels of uncertainty regarding the future.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Super Bowl commercials are one of the last bastions of truly mass media – where a 30-second spot can start a national conversation. The ads from Anheuser-Busch alleging that its competitors Coors Light and Miller Lite use corn syrup while it does not just might be a moment that gets people talking...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The urge to censor is the tribute that government pays to the power of ideas.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Government spending and borrowing has been and will continue to be seriously out of control, with dire longer-run consequences if not addressed, while addressing it would be far less of a fiscal disaster than it will be if the country is left to follow its current course.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
People favor expansive government for different reasons and will want that government to do very different things, depending on their ultimate beliefs. Those beliefs will also typically lead them to support a government that is active in one area but not others.

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