by | Jun 4, 2019

Tariffs are a popular remedy to maintain a favorable balance of trade and create domestic jobs. Some believe tariffs will foster a renaissance of American manufacturing, but let’s consider the facts. America has six million unfilled jobs, with almost every…

by | Jan 30, 2019

Undoubtedly, technology is one of the most dynamic sectors of the U.S. economy, providing innovation, boosting economic growth, creating jobs, and enhancing consumer welfare. The evolution of the Internet of Things and the deployment of the 5G network it requires…

by | Nov 29, 2018

President Trump cast doubts on a trade deal with China ahead of his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Argentina, saying it is “highly unlikely” he would agree with a request from Beijing to postpone…

by | Sep 3, 2018

“Who is John Galt?” is a question that resonates throughout the ideological echo chamber of the Right. It’s a sort of mantra that dominates the underlying economic assumptions of everyone from Libertarian activists, like the Koch Brothers, to the corporate…

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 | Jun 14, 2018

Cisco Systems dislikes the healthcare system. Cisco executives see it devour increasing portions of profits. So, the San Jose-based tech company ventures into healthcare in the hopes of keeping more dollars within tech. Cisco offers a clinic on its campus….

by | Sep 11, 2017

What can you say about an urbane, epicurean super spy for Queen and Country who became a geek? That he liked digitization? That he went liberal? In an alarming development for Bond devotees everywhere, the digital colosssi Apple and Amazon…

by | Aug 11, 2017

In 1953, Charles Erwin Wilson, former CEO of General Motors and President Dwight Eisenhower’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, told the U.S. Senate that he had sold his GM stock with a memorable phrase. “For years I thought what was…

by | Jun 5, 2017

Today, while Apple announces marvelous and wonderful technological advances, ISIS uses those advances to stab, bomb, shoot, run over, and destroy the very civilization that creates those advances. While trying to integrate these dichotomous happenings, there are those defending the…

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