Austrian Economics

Is This ‘Austrian’ Management Guru the Savior of Free-Market Capitalism?

Special Announcement: I'm happy to announce some new big-name speakers at this year's FreedomFest. See below.  “Peter Drucker...

A Wise Old Uncle Whose Three Words Changed My Life

“Out of small things proceeds that which is great.” When you struggle with a personal problem or challenge,...

The Marxists and the Austrians Have One Thing in Common

“Capitalism is dying.” -- Marxist economist Michael Harrington, “The Twilight of Capitalism” (1977) “The bottom line is that the Reagan...

Which School of Economics Will ‘Save’ America?

“Getting rich is easy if you follow three rules: spend less, save more and invest the rest.” -- Kevin...

Why I Tore Up Paul Samuelson’s Famous Textbook

Special Announcement about the Economy and the Stock Market: Before getting into today’s Skousen CAFÉ, the federal government released...

Who’s Winning the Battle of Ideas, Milton Friedman or Paul Samuelson?

“As all history informs us, there has been in every state and kingdom a constant warfare between the...

The #1 Question I am Asked on Thanksgiving Day

“A bull market is one that can shake off even bad news.” -- Don Gimpel (“Maxims of Wall Street,” p....

The New Bull Market in Gold – What is It Predicting?

“The impact of the rate of inflation on the price of gold is like tracking the footprints of...

What is the Greatest Threat to Your Investment Today? No, It’s Not the Government!

“Nobody is more bearish than a sold-out bull.” -- Old Wall Street saying “I hate to be wrong....

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My Most Successful Technique to Convert Students from Socialism to Free-Market Capitalism

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways: the point, however, is to change it.” -- Karl...