Tag: Government

[Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building]

Tim Geithner’s Stress Test: Can the Government Do No Wrong?

Most Austrian economists argue that the best response to the 2008 financial crisis was to “do nothing.”


How Waiting Has Become Such a Large Part of American Culture

Today more than ever, the two most common words I hear are “Please wait.”

[piggy bank with a downward trending tail]

Stocks Fall ahead of Monthly Jobs Report

In advance of tomorrow's release of the government's monthly jobs report, stocks fell today, led by consumer and...

storms over Congress & Supreme Court

How to Profit from Washington’s Latest Regulatory Pain Point

The 2014 version of the market will reward good stock pickers but leave other people unfulfilled. That situation...

Christmas Miracle: House & Senate Work Together on Budget

Investors received an early holiday gift yesterday when the House & Senate came together to agree on a...

John Allison, President & CEO of the Cato Institute, Addresses Liberty, Limited Government and the Financial Crisis

I had the pleasure of talking this week with John Allison, president & CEO of the Cato Institute.

[networked computers]

Cybersecurity with Leonard Moodispaw, Chairman & CEO of KEYW

Joining me today on PowerTalk is Leonard Moodispaw -- chairman and CEO of KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW), a...

Summer Reading List with Niall Ferguson and Conrad Black

This week on PowerTalk, I’m serving up our late summer reading list. That’s right, the last few weeks...

Small Business is the Lifeblood of New Jobs, TD Bank Executive Says

Joining me on PowerTalk this week to talk about the economy, the outlook for small business and job...

When Government Acts, Citizens React

You would think that during the past 237 years, those who run the U.S. government would have learned...