Economics & Economy

Economics & Economy

What's really happening behind political and business smoke and mirrors.
John and Alicia Nash, 1958

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John Nash was one of the most original, brilliant mathematicians of the 20th century. His recovery from schizophrenia and his Nobel Prize were twin triumphs.

U.S. Marines treading water.

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WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 – As has been the situation all week, listless markets seem to be correcting sideways again today on continuing low...

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WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 - A May 21 editorial in the New York Times notes that Los Angeles has just agreed to raise their...

Cartoon by Branco.

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Next November, 2016, the silent majority is likely to speak loudly again and support candidates who, at long last, give their interests the highest priority.

Krugman and Greenspan.

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WASHINGTON, May 17, 2015 − At any given time, economists often find it difficult to reach a complete consensus on the proper economic policy to implement....

Hyundai Cargo Port.

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Closely related to the trade protection issue, are the various government procurement policies of the participants, which constitute the essential equivalent of trade protection.

Wage chart.

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Reasons for today’s market action are standard reportage for the clueless financial media.

Flat tire.

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WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 – We always search for an image to symbolize the trading action on Wall Street every time we post. But...

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The job numbers look great, until you realize they aren't reducing the number of people who want jobs. How can we add jobs without reducing joblessness?


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WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 – After nearly a solid week of brutal punishment in all investment sectors, bulls caught a break Friday, absolutely thrilled...

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