Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Mike Shedlock | October 21, 2014

In yet another potential market topping sign, M&A Deals Fail At Highest Rate Since 2008

John Ransom | October 21, 2014

Despite an administration that has no energy policy, free market forces in the United States are finding a way to provide relief from high prices for an economy that greatly needs the respite.

Charles Payne | October 21, 2014

Big Blue, otherwise known as IBM, reported a disaster of a quarter this morning, sending its shares lower and crushing the stock market in the process.

Daniel J. Mitchell | October 21, 2014

I wrote last year about the remarkable acknowledgement by Bono that free markets were the best way to lift people out of poverty. The leader of the U2 band and long-time anti-poverty activist specifically stated that, capitalism has been the most effective ideology we have known in taking people out of extreme poverty.

Ransom Notes Radio | October 21, 2014

So We recruit an Ebola Czar who knows nothing about Ebola or Medical response protocols? Excuse me for not being terribly confident Michael Tanner joined the program to talk about the economic impact of Ebola.

Peter Morici | October 21, 2014

Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism.

Nick Adams | October 21, 2014

When it comes to charity, no one has as big a heart as Americans. So, this begs the following questions: Which Americans give so much? And why?

Bill Gunderson | October 21, 2014

The stock market Bulls have been right for almost 6 years. They have been crushing the Bears since March of 2009. It hasnt even been a close contest. During this time, the S&P 500 has gone from 666 to a peak of over 2,000 in mid-September of this year.

Bill Tatro | October 21, 2014

It used to be that corporations made their money the old fashioned way-they would earn it. Now is seems that financial and accounting engineering are the only way that corporations can proclaim an improving bottom line.

Thomas Miller | October 21, 2014

Headlines this week: Venezuela Goes From Bad to Worse As Oil Prices Plummet. Actually Bloomberg had it: as Oil Prices Plummets, but thats OK. So much for eastern liberal educational superiority.

D.W. Wilber | October 21, 2014

For the last six years America has been saddled with a president who continues to vote present when faced with difficult leadership decisions.

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

John Ransom | October 20, 2014

Michael Schaus | October 20, 2014

Cuba to the rescue Thats right: The communist Caribbean country is stepping up to help fight Ebola in Africa. Of course, it should be pointed out that the world isnt exactly clamoring for Cuban healthcare whenever an epidemic breaks out.

John Ransom | October 20, 2014

For an administration that is mostly an historical reenactment of the darkest days of the anti-war protests circa 1970, I suppose that we should be grateful that this is Keene State, not Kent State.

Mike Shedlock | October 20, 2014

I read a comment that airlines are being greedy. How so? Airlines are not in position to ban flights from specific countries for medical reasons.

Shawn Mitchell | October 20, 2014

If better managers of Leviathan is the best we can do...just go enjoy your millions.

Michael F. Cannon | October 20, 2014

The case is North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC, and involves actions taken by that states dental board to prevent non-dentists from providing teeth-whitening services.

Nick Sorrentino | October 20, 2014

The powers that be feared the printing press centuries ago because it empowered people and spread literacy. The Internet and social media takes this to a whole new level and it scares Washington.

Daniel J. Mitchell | October 20, 2014

While I wasnt aware of the racist history of gun control, I did have some familiarity with the fact that totalitarian governments traditionally have wanted to disarm citizens.

Chris Edwards | October 20, 2014

Im sure that macroeconomic models have grown more sophisticated today, but they still cant predict very well.

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