Money

Why the Pence Rule is Conquering Wall Street
2018-12-10

Wall Street executives have reacted to the #Metoo with mass conversions to the Pence Rule: no meetings with women alone.... Read more

Politicians Need to Stop Trying to Make "Profit" a Dirty Word
2018-12-10

Profit is among our most upstanding citizens, a tireless do-gooder we will miss dearly if we’re foolish enough to run it out of town.... Read more

Short-Termism Is a Much Bigger Problem With Politicians Than Businesses, Evidence Shows
2018-11-30

Political attacks on corporate short-termism and alleged “reforms” that will supposedly fix it are head-shakingly off-base.... Read more

Why Poor People in the Freest Nations Have Incomes 8x Higher Than Poor People in the Least Free
2018-11-28

A look at how economic freedom affects the income of the poor.... Read more

Dispelling the Myth That Wages Have Been Stagnant for Decades
2018-11-27

Many of these “statistics” put forth by the political circus are produced via questionable methods of analysis.... Read more

"Trust-Busting" Causes More Problems Than It Solves
2018-11-27

With President Trump’s threat to use antitrust laws against Amazon and other tech giants, it’s now clearer than ever that our antitrust laws are antiqu... Read more

Not Too Big to Fail: Why Facebook's Long Reign May Be Coming to an End
2018-11-26

Sears and Blockbuster fell because neither was able to adapt and grow with its consumer base. Is Facebook making the same mistakes?... Read more

California's Typhus Surge Is Linked to Fleas, Feces, and Bad Economic Policies
2018-11-16

There might not be a government-backed solution to Los Angeles’ typhus outbreak, but if the city’s and state’s politicians really want to end homelessn... Read more

How Economics Would Have Spoiled Goldfinger's Sinister Plot if James Bond Hadn't
2018-11-15

Goldfinger failed to consider the stock and flow dynamics within a gold system.... Read more

Why Apple’s Gambit to Challenge Netflix and Amazon in the Streaming Market Is Good News
2018-11-13

Apple dominated the digital media market 15 years ago with iTunes, the place where consumers could go to browse, purchase, and play TV shows, music, an... Read more

Capitalism: Understanding Its Secret
2018-11-13

The socialists of today, who would have you believe that competition under capitalism is merely another exploitative form of anarchy, do not appreciate... Read more

In the Fight against Climate Change, Free Markets Are Our Biggest Ally
2018-11-12

The argument that any effective response to climate change requires the dismantling of capitalism is one that is best put to bed.... Read more

Two for the Price of One: Why More Schools Should Offer College Degrees in High School
2018-11-09

Three ways a combined high school and college career can help both students and employers.... Read more

Consumers Should Be Voting Every Day—with Their Wallets
2018-11-08

The next time you open your wallet, do so with intent, knowing that every dollar spent is an opportunity to voice your opinion.... Read more

What CNN Gets Wrong in Its Coverage of Seattle's New Minimum Wage Law
2018-11-07

It turns out that labor demand curves do slope downwards after all.... Read more