June 21, 2021

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A Policy Wishlist for Summer 2021, Initially Composed While Stuck in Traffic

With summer upon us, it’s a good time to think about the little things we can do to make the world a better place and...

4 Signs Parents Won’t Be Sending Their Kids Back to Public School This Fall

As disruptive as the 2020/2021 academic year was, it led to many positive educational changes that will be transformative and long-lasting. Most notably, parents have...

The Decentralization Fetish

There is a common view among bitcoin advocates, which also prevails to some extent among economists working in the Austrian tradition, that decentralization is always...

California’s $100 Million Marijuana Bailout Tells You All You Need to Know about Its Government

There are many great movies on the drug trade, but my personal favorite is Blow. The film stars Johnny Depp as George Jung (aka Boston...

Does “Expected Inflation” Explain or Predict Inflation?

Wall Street Journal columnist James Mackintosh recently contemplated “How to Know When Inflation Is Here to Stay.” It concluded with advice to keep an eye...

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For Older Adults, The Internet Has Become A University, A Gym, A Support Group, And A Coffee Shop

As we cross the mid-point of 2021, older adults are starting to enjoy going out again, resuming work, and doing some light traveling, but many

NewsWatch: Dow jumps over 500 points, on track for best day since March, in bounce following worst week since October

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Most stock benchmarks rise Monday morning, but technology shares were under pressure, after the Federal Reserve's signaled last week that it may

Is The Recent Rally In Shopify Stock Justified?

Shopify stock (NYSE: SHOP) gained about 17% over the last five trading days and remains up by a solid 28% over the past month, rising

China Expands Lockdowns, Mass Testing To Manufacturing Hub Of Dongguan

Despite China's success in reining in COVID-19 cases, a recent outbreak in Guangdong, China's most populous province, has apparently spread even further despite lockdown measures

California’s rising house prices increase the risk of more wildfires — and there could be devastating consequences

Massive wildfires have blazed a path of destruction up and down the state of California in recent years — and 2020 was no exception. Five

The Zero To Negative Multiplier Of Debt On Growth

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com,There is a zero to a negative multiplier of debt on economic growth. The recent spending spree of the Government