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Whipsawed by Economic Surprises

This year has been a case study in the dangers of adjusting one’s outlook and portfolio based on the latest economic data. Most economic data are what the statisticians call “noisy.” It is based on estimates and incomplete information. Also, short-term factors can influence a month’s data. The data often are subject

Stockholm Calling: How High Can Stocks Go?

“It is the producer who as a rule initiates economic change, and consumers are educated by him if necessary; they are taught to want new things.” — Joseph Schumpeter (1934) “Gross output, long advocated by Mark Skousen, will have a profound and manifestly positive impact on economic policy.” — Steve Forbes (2014) I was invited to Stockholm, Sweden, the

PEAK pitiful: Grieving fans thank Hillary 11 months after election loss

**Written by Doug Powers Hillary Clinton most likely has the longest “victory” tour after losing an election of any candidate in history. On the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night, she was thanked some more, nearly a year after being denied the White House: Hillary Clinton went on The Tonight

Hollywood mogul’s response to NYT sexual predator bombshells: Let’s get the NRA!

**Written by Doug Powers The New York Times has reported about decades worth of sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood mogul and big Hillary & Dem supporter Harvey Weinstein: An investigation by The New York Times found previously undisclosed allegations against Mr. Weinstein stretching over nearly three decades, documented through interviews with current

WaPo fact check rates Tim Kaine’s ‘silencer’ lie less untrue because of his ignorance

**Written by Doug Powers Sorry, but I couldn’t think of a more accurate way to title this post. However, before any of the real ridiculousness starts, watch a short video here to see just how “silent” a suppressor makes an automatic weapon. With that in mind, U.S. Senator, uber weasel and Hillary’s

We need fallacy control now!

We need fallacy control now! by Michelle MalkinCreators Syndicate Copyright 2017 Enough is enough. It’s epidemic. It’s dangerous. And the time has come to demand its end. In the aftermath of the horrific massacre in Las Vegas, America needs fallacy control. Yes, we must declare war on fallaciousness. Now more than ever, the nation

Prog-style ‘cost analysis’ of extra births if 20 week abortion ban passes vs. DREAMers

**Written by Doug Powers Here are three headlines touting the economic benefits of providing permanent legal status to people who entered or were brought into the country illegally… ABC News: Bloomberg View: Business Insider: But hold on a minute! The arrival of more people isn’t always a boon to the economy. What if those “new