Written by Dustin Carmack
Last week, a gathering of conservative lawmakers and conservative groups including Heritage Action’s CEO Michael Needham discussed why the misnamed Marketplace Fairness Act, better known as the Internet sales tax (IST), is a terrible idea and ...
Written by Michael T. Snyder
Can you smell that? It is the smell of panic in the air. As I have noted before, when financial markets catch up to economic reality they tend to do so very rapidly. Normally we don't see virtually all asset classes get slammed at the same time, but the bucket of cold water that ...
Written by Michael T. Snyder
Most Americans do not realize the passage of the Gang of Eight bill and resulting amnesty of up to 30 milllion illegal immigrants will result in an economic collapse of horrific proportion. The Gang of Eight bill will hand the country over to the Democrats and guarantee their control of all ...
Written by Steven Malanga
Local liabilities threaten the state’s fiscal reputation
Though Texas has rightly earned kudos for its balanced budgets and its high-powered, business-friendly economic environment, it has an emerging debt problem. From money borrowed to build extravagant sports facilities to rising ...
Written by David Stockman
Fannie Mae is a classic crony capitalist progeny of the New Deal that began life in 1938, quite innocently, as still another ad hoc New Deal program to boost the depression-weakened housing market. It grew into something quite different: a monster that deeply deformed and corrupted the nation’s ...
Written by The Daily Bell
The Daily Bell is pleased to present this exclusive interview with Doug Casey. Also read Washington Signals Dollar Deep Concerns By Paul Craig Roberts
Introduction: Doug Casey has appeared on hundreds of radio and TV shows and has been the subject of articles in People, US, Time, Forbes, The ...
Written by American Dream
Do you actually believe that the central banks of the world are going to sit back and do nothing while their monopoly over money creation is being threatened? Do you actually believe that the governments of the world are going to allow a digital currency that they have no control over to ...
Written by Peter Schiff
The most puzzling part of the investment business is seeing how the vast and largely economically illiterate masses interpret any given piece of news. Take the recent gold selloff: many large players were motivated to sell by news that Cyprus will have to liquidate its gold stockpiles to pay off ...
Written by Sally Lowder
Copper and nickel are two metals modern society cannot get enough of, but there is not enough to go around, says Rick Mills, publisher of Ahead of the Herd. Add in mounting production costs and you have a supply-and-demand disaster in the making. But when it comes to making fiberglass and ...