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Will Foxley Smith
Will Foxley Smith
Will is a contributing writer at American Spectator. Originally from Colorado, he is a senior at Grove City College where he studies economics and history.
by | Oct 23, 2018

Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve last week, labeling them his “biggest threat” on account of another interest rate hike in September. Since July, Trump has repeatedly jabbed at the Fed, letting Federal Reserve Board of Director Jerome Powell feel…

by | Sep 14, 2018

Verizon shot the first round in the 5G armament war this week with the introduction of “Verizon 5G Home.” The largest domestic mobile career, Verizon is pulling a quick draw on the ever evolving tech market in an attempt to…

by | Sep 7, 2018

The Trump economy is quite the party. Stocks are soaring, jobs are easy to come by, and incomes continue to rise across the U.S. Yet, September’s IBD/TIPP poll, one of only two polls to correctly predict the 2016 election, is…

by | Sep 2, 2018

Donald Trump whipped up another fake news tirade this past week, lambasting tech media giants, particularly Google Inc., for “suppressing voices of Conservatives and hiding information and news that is good.” In conjunction with Trump, head economic adviser Larry Kudlow…

by | Aug 10, 2018

Mainstream big technology companies’ market value has exploded in 2018. At first glance, the rise seems understandable. The technologies developed are ubiquitous. When taking a closer look at the numbers, with particular reflection on the 2008 financial crisis, some serious…

by | Aug 4, 2018

Apple Inc.’s stock value topped one trillion dollars yesterday. Apple gained 2.9% from its opening, briefly tipping to one trillion, followed by a selloff. The stock ended the day above one trillion at $207.39 a share. The first member of…

by | Jul 30, 2018

On July 18, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services conducted its second hearing on digital currencies with an almost exclusive focus on cryptocurrency. Chairman Andy Barr (R-KY) focused the committee on two questions: 1) Are digital currencies going to…

by | Jul 19, 2018

If you searched ” Google” on Google yesterday, two headlines would appear. First, the European Union levied a 5.1 billion dollar anti-trust fine against Google regarding its Android operating system. Second, Google unveiled plans to lay an additional trans-Atlantic cable…

by | Jul 16, 2018

China can’t get out of its own way. At a Foreign Affairs Congressional Hearing last Wednesday, a panel of congressman and economists agreed that action needs to be taken against China’s “predatory trade practices.” What that looks like, however, is up…

by | Jul 11, 2018

This past weekend, the Haitian government, headed by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, announced price spikes on oil products. The economic shock has rocked Haiti, inciting the worst riots since the coup d’état of the early 1990s. Haiti, the most impoverished country…

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