Economy on the Line as America Prepares to Vote

US Election 2020

Next week’s election may or may not be the country’s most important ever overall, but it certainly is the biggest ever for the economy. We’ll look at the issues from the economy’s perspective. What makes the 2020 U.S. presidential election stand out so much is how different incumbent Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden differ […]

Social Media Censorship Taking Center Stage Now

Social Media Censorship

There’s a lot more on the line for social media outlets than taking away legal immunity or even breaking them up. Their massive abuse of power must be stopped. Social media outlets are presumed to be neutral parties, allowing for a free exchange of ideas among users. That’s the theory at least, although the practice […]

Economy Starting to Trend Toward Deflation

Economy deflation

For all the efforts of the Federal Reserve and Congress to blow up the deflated economy that the lockdown caused, this monster is getting hungry again. To hear Donald Trump tell it, the economic recovery that we have seen over the last 6 months has been monumental. Given how fast and how unnatural the fall […]

Writer Shows How a Little Knowledge Can Be Dangerous

Finance Knowledge

Financial writer Tim Denning recently did an article on the national debt and other assorted matters of interest to investors. He shows us how low the bar really is. We originally were attracted to a recent article by Tim Denning, a freelancer who writes for several popular financial media sites, with a title that would […]

Financial Advisors Accused of Widespread Gender Bias

Financial Advisors

It should not surprise anyone that there is gender bias out there in the financial advising world, and the only solution is to seek greater understanding, not escalating demands. Few would argue that the financial world is still guilty of a general bias against women. This has historically been a man’s world, from the beginning […]

Voters to Decide Fate of App-Based Drivers in California

App based Taxi drivers

After coming within mere hours of seeing ride sharing companies shut down their operations in California, the appeal against new legislation has now been sent to the people. The idea of having people work as independent contractors is far from a new one, and actually has been around for as long as people have been […]

Economists Weigh in on Ongoing Economic Recovery

Covid 19 Economic Recovery

In spite of a very ugly second quarter GDP number, the U.S. economy is clearly moving in the right direction. We need to look ahead, not back, to see where we are headed from here. Casual observers may think that going through the worst quarter in history as far as GDP goes would tell us […]