Finance

Finance

Articles
September 29th, 2022
percent ladder intrest rates climbing
Inflation is going to pack a one-two punch for voters and consumers ahead of the midterm elections. The first is inflation itself, …
Read More
Articles
September 22nd, 2022
art work of slaves chained together
Keep in mind as you’re reading this that I’m clearly the racist here. I’m a white, straight, male conservative Republican—wow, come to think of it, I tick all the Left’s boxes for the worst person…  
Read More
Articles
September 19th, 2022
fed chairman Jerome Powell
By: By Andrew T. Levin and Mickey D. Levy – wsj.com – September 19, 2022 Over the past year, the Fed has approached interest-rate adjustments on a meeting-by-meeting basis, focusing on minor differences about what it might do next. Meanwhile, prices continue to rise. The economy now faces a serious risk of persistent high inflation. To avert such disaster, the...
Read More
Articles
September 19th, 2022
Sarcastic Biden points finger sneers
By: Charles C. W. Cooke – nationalreview.com – September 13, 2022 On the cardinal matter of inflation, Joe Biden is lost, and does not want to be found; he is blind, but does not want to see. Asked on last night’s 60 Minuteswhat he had to offer in response to the news that “last Tuesday, the annual inflation rate came...
Read More
Articles
September 16th, 2022
IPI logo square
Almost all of the media attention and debate around President Biden’s student loan forgiveness executive order has been focused on past and present students who currently have student loans—what’s referred to as a one-time loan forgiveness (or debt cancellation). But …
Read More
Articles
September 15th, 2022
old person no money
Inflation is the measure of price increases year over year, typically based on a “basket” of goods and services consumed by “average” Americans.
Read More
Articles
September 15th, 2022
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg
By: Jim Geraghty – nationalreview.com – September 14, 2022 I had my doubts that having Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg in the office back in October 2021 would have made much of a difference in the supply-chain crisis that bedeviled the country in the fall and winter. I contended that the more uncomfortable fact for the administration was that Buttigieg...
Read More
Articles
September 14th, 2022
chinese worker holding lots of pills
By: Charles L. Hooper & David R. Henderson – wsj.com – September 13, 2022 Virtually no products are more valuable than the modern medicines produced by the biopharmaceutical industry. They cure diseases and extend lives. We’ve all heard that Americans pay higher drug prices than people in other countries. That’s true, but only when comparing retail prices of brand-name drugs. Very few Americans pay...
Read More
Articles
September 14th, 2022
Biden exits White House
By: Charles C. W. Cooke – nationalreview.com – September 13, 2022 President Joe Biden believes that he will wake up one day and inflation will have disappeared in a puff of malarkey. To see this article in its entirety and subscribe to others like it, choose to read more. Source: Inflation Reduction Act: Joe Biden Can’t Pretend Inflation Away |...
Read More
Articles
September 12th, 2022
graphic image - ESG Stock Certif w retiree tin cup catching a dribble
By: Jed Rubenfeld & William P. Barr – wsj.com – September 6, 2022 Nineteen state attorneys general wrote a letter last month to BlackRock CEO Laurence D. Fink. They warned that BlackRock’s environmental, social and governance investment policies appear to involve “rampant violations” of the sole interest rule, a well-established legal principle. The sole interest rule requires investment fiduciaries to act...
Read More