August 10, 2022 7:15 am

Tumbling Gas Prices Caused Inflation To Fall to 8.5 Percent in July

Prices for food and housing continued to rise but were offset by lower gas and energy prices.

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August 8, 2022 1:00 am

How The Government Will Try To Take Over Crypto

The federal government has historically shown its determination to gain control over new markets, and cryptocurrency will likely be the same.

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July 26, 2022 4:12 am

Why The Oncoming Recession Is Going To Be Worse Than You Think

Some experts believe that recent interest rate hikes will translate into a modest decline in growth, but such claims lack evidential support.

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July 13, 2022 3:32 pm

Prices and Choosing a Target Inflation Rate

The last time the Federal Reserve Bank (Fed for short) announced its inflation rate target, it was 2%. Discussing a good target rate seems almost like a joke, with inflation now running at more than 9%. What difference does a target make when the Fed misses its mark by that much? Let’s think about…
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June 17, 2022 9:30 am

Fixing Our Economic Woes Is as Easy as Looking to the Past

The economy is spinning, but we’ve proven there are viable ways to slow it down to more bearable levels.

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June 16, 2022 11:40 am

A Wonky Evisceration of Biden’s Bad Deficit Math

Interest rates and servicing costs could push us into worrisome territory sooner than we think.

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June 16, 2022 6:45 am

Recession ‘Virtual Certainty’ as Interest Rates Spike

Plus: Libertarian Party drama, how rent control hurts renters, and more…

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June 16, 2022 3:00 am

Study From Former Treasury Secretary Finds Inflation Is Much Worse Than The Government Claims

The paper found changes to the way the federal government measures inflation understate the current scope of the problem.

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June 15, 2022 1:55 pm

Robert Breedlove: ‘Just Follow the Energy’ on Bitcoin, Not the Price

The self-described freedom maximalist explains why he isn’t put off bitcoin by its decline since last November.

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June 10, 2022 12:00 pm

Has Inflation Peaked?

The Federal Reserve started the problem, and consumers are paying for the consequences.

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June 9, 2022 10:25 am

Avik Roy: America Would Be Better Off If Bitcoin Became the World’s Reserve Currency.

It would force us to “live within our means,” says the president of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity.

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June 6, 2022 2:20 am

Why Joe Biden’s Inflation ‘Plan’ Will Only Make Americans More Miserable

At best, the political messaging behind Biden’s ‘plan’ would do little to solve Americans’ pain. More likely, it would make the problem worse.

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June 2, 2022 1:26 pm

Biden’s Plan for Reducing Inflation Will Actually Make It Worse

The president’s argument is amazing for its tone-deafness, inconsistent thinking, and sheer economic ignorance.

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