There's one indicator that investors are missing when it comes to assessing the strength of the economy as it pertains to the stock market: the "Bernanke" indicator.
There are only two conclusions that might be drawn by a study that acknowledges the predicted economic pain inflicted on the poor by Seattle's mandated minimum-wage increase: Either the members of the Seattle City Council are abysmally economically ignorant, or they intended the results of their actions.
Occupational licensure laws are inimical to liberty and artificially create monopolies and increase prices.
President Trump celebrated the opening of a new coal mine in Pennsylvania as an example of what can be accomplished when government eliminates crippling regulations.
The new sugar agreement between Mexico and the United States is a sweet deal for Big Sugar, not so much for Americans wanting to satisfy their sweet tooth.
Hartford is the latest example of a fiscal death spiral. July 1 is the day when it runs out of both airspeed and altitude.