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More Good News for the U.S. Economy: Job Openings Set New Record

05 June 2018
More Good News for the U.S. Economy: Job Openings Set New Record

Though jobs are plentiful, some economists are predicting a downturn, which recalls the truism that economic forecasting makes weather forecasting look good.

Federal Biofuel Mandates Are an Expensive Flop

20 April 2018
Federal Biofuel Mandates Are an Expensive Flop

Federal biofuel mandates have failed to accomplish their stated objectives while forcing consumers to pay higher prices for food and fuel, a new report concludes.

Empire State Survey: Manufacturing Optimism “Tumbles"

18 April 2018
Empire State Survey: Manufacturing Optimism “Tumbles"

Since the Empire State Manufacturing Survey — taken by the New York Federal Reserve — measures the economic outlook of just 200 manufacturers in one state, its drop is really...

The State Where People Are Afraid to Pump Gas — and the Gov. Wouldn’t Allow it

11 January 2018
The State Where People Are Afraid to Pump Gas — and the Gov. Wouldn’t Allow it

Should you need a license to pump gas? Some people seem to think so, which is perhaps why Oregon had a 56-year-old law prohibiting you from dispensing your own petrol....

Another Accident That Could Have Been Avoided on Government-subsidized Amtrak

20 December 2017
Another Accident That Could Have Been Avoided on Government-subsidized Amtrak

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports that the Amtrak train that derailed on Monday on its way to Portland from Seattle was going 80 mph on a 30 mph...

U.S. Economy Powers Through Hurricanes, Beats Forecasts With Three-percent Growth in Third Quarter

27 October 2017
U.S. Economy Powers Through Hurricanes, Beats Forecasts With Three-percent Growth in Third Quarter

A strong economy is overriding economic turbulence, including the damage and unemployment from hurricanes, historical concerns about the 2018 midterms, and lower local and state government spending.

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Federal Biofuel Mandates Are an Expensive Flop

20 April 2018
Federal Biofuel Mandates Are an Expensive Flop

Federal biofuel mandates have failed to accomplish their stated objectives while forcing consumers to pay higher prices for food and fuel, a new report concludes.

Largest Wealth Transfer in History is Coming

20 January 2015
Largest Wealth Transfer in History is Coming

According to a study just published by Wealth-X and National Financial Partners, $16 trillion of wealth belonging to 211,275 “ultra-high net worth” individuals will be passed on to the next...

The Eye-popping Cost of Federal Regulations

19 September 2014
The Eye-popping Cost of Federal Regulations

VIDEO - The New American senior editor, Bill Jasper describes the mind blowing size, cost and wastefulness of our federal regulatory state. According to the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s “Ten Thousand...

New Low-cost Robots Making Factory Workers More Efficient

18 September 2014
New Low-cost Robots Making Factory Workers More Efficient

Small cheap robots are doing for small manufacturers what table tablets are doing for fast-food restaurants: making paychecks stretch further.

More Good News From the Oil Patch: Less Drilling, More Production

16 September 2014
More Good News From the Oil Patch: Less Drilling, More Production

According to Russell Gold at the Wall Street Journal, the fracking boom “has already lasted longer than anyone would’ve imagined just a decade ago and has more room to run....

Proof That $15 Minimum Wage Hurts Those It’s Claimed to Help

08 September 2014
Proof That $15 Minimum Wage Hurts Those It’s Claimed to Help

Minimum-wage laws have unintended consequences, including hurting the very people they're allegedly designed to help. 

 

 

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