by | Jan 2, 2018

After insisting that Donald Trump could not win the presidency, scribe-soothsayers predicted a collapse of the Dow if he did. Those in the business of stocks might characterize this as a hedging of bets, except that the two predictions offered…

by | Aug 2, 2017

What, more street theater along the lines of “Occupy Wall Street”? Do we have to endure another example of progressives hurling false accusations at free-market capitalism? That was my first thought upon seeing the pictures of the small bronze statue…

by | Apr 21, 2017

A little girl should not be standing in the path of a bull. Now, I understand representational art fell out of fashion in the middle of the last century, but the idea is pretty simple: the artwork is supposed to…

by | Apr 19, 2017

When Italian sculptor Arturo Di Modica responded to the 1987 stock market implosion by creating the now-iconic Charging Bull gracing New York’s financial district, he was paying tribute to the American people and the free market. Charging Bull is a…

by | Aug 15, 2016

When progressives were defending the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule governing retirement accounts, they consistently praised the regulation for encouraging investment in low-cost index funds. Yet at the same time, many of them are backing a tax that would impose heavy costs on middle-class…

by | Jul 26, 2016

In his less-than-enthusiastic endorsement of Hillary Clinton as the Democrats’ choice for President, Sen. Bernie Sanders decried “Greed, recklessness, and illegal behavior” and declared that we couldn’t let “billionaires buy elections.” Perhaps his opposition research team discovered what we have…

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