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3/26/16 Brusels, Baseball, and a Bailarina
3/26/16 Brussels, Baseball, and a Bailarina
3/26/16 Brussels, Baseball, and a Bailarina
3/26/16 Brussels, Baseball, and a Bailarina
3/26/16 Brussels, Baseball, and a Bailarina
3/19/16 A Nervous Fed Decides Two Is Better Than Four
3/17/16 All Property Is Thievable… That is, if you are a government or one of its employees.
3/12/16 It Ain’t Over ‘Till It’s Over
3/6/16 Pity The Economists Who Might Have Been Musicians
2/27/16 We Get To Choose: Runaway Inflation or Bankruptcy
2/20/16 TBTF
2/29/16 A Deal over Climate Change Why not a carbon tax? Both sides could do a lot worse.
2/17/16 News on the Education Front
2/13/16 Anti-Business Prattle and a Hint of NIRP Roil Markets
1/30/16 The Best Might Be Yet To Come
1/30/16 The Mood Darkens
1/23/16 Trash Talk Conceals A Few Interesting Ideas
1/16/16 Downside Risks Mount
1/11/16 Do As I Say, Not As I Do
1/9/16 Crashing Into A Wall Of Worry
1/6/16 Culture Clash in Cologne
1/4/16 Of Invalid Historical Analogies
1/2/16 Some Big Losers In 2015 And Their Prospects In The New Year
12/29/16 Gleanings: China toilets and golf, etc.
12/26/16 Some Important Changes During The Year Now Ending
12/22/16 The New York Times: The Gift That Keeps On Giving
12/19/15 Yellen Pursues Higher Inflation and Wages By Raising Rates 
12/14/15 The Economic Consequences of COP21
12/12/15 Interest Rate Rise: Too Much Too Soon or Too Little Too Late?
12/5/15 None Dare Call It A Currency War
12/1/15 Israel Invests in Desalinization; California Builds High-Speed Rail 
11/28/15 The More Things Change, The More Things Change
11/21/15 Retail Sector Merger: Bricks and Clicks
11/17/15 Love Your Lawyer
11/15/15 Down With History!
11/9/15 What happens in Paris won’t stay in Paris
11/7/15 Lots of Jobs, Except For The Young
10/31/15 A Slowing Economy Presents A Problem For Fed Hawks
10/29/15 Comment on the Republican Debate
10/24/15 Britain Opts For a Very Special Relationship With China
10/17/15 Next President Sets Sail On A Sea Of Troubles
10/10/15 TPP: Not Across The Finish Line Yet
10/5/15 Huddled Masses, Then and Now
Immigrants are not all alike.
10/3/15 Tax Reform: Promises, Promises
10/1/15 FEEL SAFE: YOUR GOVERNMENTS ARE PROTECTING YOU
9/26/15 The Pope Prayed, Xi Promised, Putin Pleaded
9/23/15 Of Baguettes, Taxis and Refugees
9/21/15 IF YOU ARE INSUFFICIENTLY AWARE OF DEPRRESSING NEWS, CONSIDER…..
9/19/15 Still Chaste and Likely to Remain So
9/12/15 Francis in the Land of Savage Capitalism
9/6/15 Decision Day Minus 10 for the Fed
8/29/15 The Fading Chinese Model
8/26/15 Studies in Arrogance and Incomprehension
8/22/15 The Way We Live Now
8/19/15 KEEP CHURCH AND STATE SEPARATE, SOME OF THE TIME
8/15/15 The Hunt For The 2% Solution
8/14/15 Obama’s Energy Debacle:
And what the next president can do about it.
8/8/15 The Gig Is Up
8/3/15 IT DEPENDS WHAT THE MEANING OF CHARITY IS
8/3/15 LIBERTARIANS FOR BIGGER GOVERNMENT
8/1/15 2,417 days and still counting
7/25/15 Safer Banks, Fewer Loans
7/24/15 Join China in its Support for Adam Smith
7/18/15 From International Pariah to Regional Power
7/11/15 December in Paris: The Warm Embrace of President and Pope
7/10/15 Of Cheese and Olive Oil
7/4/15 Reasons for cheer and fear on the Fourth
6/27/15 The Trade Battle Is A Symptom Of Larger Differences
6/16/15 All the News That Fits Our View We Print
6/16/15 WHY THE FRENCH LOVE THE GREEKS
6/15/15 Chafee Has Meter in Mouth Disease
6/13/15 The Urge to Merge Re-emerges
6/9/15 End Inequality in Cleveland
6/6/15 More Jobs, But Worries Remain
5/30/15 EU Regulators and US High-Tech Companies: An Uneasy Relationship
5/28/15 Forgive Him Lord, For He Knoweth Not What He Says
5/23/15 Inequalities: We Know More About Causes Than Cures
5/18/15 Nervous Consumers
5/9/15 Prices Matter
5/2/15 What to Make of the GDP Data?
4/23/15 Lenin Was Right
4/18/15 What GE’s Decision to Exit the Finance Sector Means
4/12/15 Their Finest Hour
Cita and Irwin M Stelzer, in the presence of heroes
4/12/15 Weight Regulation Is Around The Corner
4/11/15 The Promise and the Peril of King Dollar
4/4/15 The Ambivalent Economy
4/4/15 Brevity Is The Soul Of Wit
4/4/15 qui cum canibus concumbunt cum pulicibus surgent
4/4/15 Diet, Exercise, The Body Beautiful And Eternal Life
4/4/15 It’s Hard To Be A Jew
3/28/15 Disrupters on the March
3/25/15 Water, Water Everywhere
3/25/15 That’s The Way The Ball Bounces
3/25/15 Old Saws Still Relevant
3/25/15 Eat Darling, Eat, You’re All Skin And Bones
3/25/15 Bury Me Deep
3/25/15 France Wins The (New) Battle of Waterloo
3/21/15 Interest Rates: To Raise or Not To Raise?
3/18/15 Clinton Makes Trouble For Cuomo
3/18/15 The Feather Touch of Regulation
3/18/15 Sex and the Single Politician
3/18/15
The Fat’s In The Line of Fire In France
3/18/15 All’s Well That Ends Well
3/14/15 Banks Under Stress
3/7/15 Have America’s Labor Pains Finally Subsided?
2/28/15 The Clinton Conundrum
2/21/15 The Meaning of Walmart’s Wage Hike
2/17/15 The ‘Consummate’ Bias of the New York Times
Even the sports section has a liberal bent
2/14/15 On the Fast Lane to Fast Track?
2/12/15 How to Keep Our Oil Bonanza: Time to counter the Saudis with a tariff?
2/7/15 The Oil Effect
1/31/15 The Currency Conundrum
1/24/15 Don’t Forget Who Voted You In
The Republican Congress and the middle class.
1/17/15 Immigration Advocates, Opponents-and Hypocrites
1/10/15 The American Economy vs. the World’s
1/3/15 Warning: Approach 2015 With Caution