No, It Is Not a Bubble (Yet)

Stock-Market Bubble Fears Are Greatly Overblown Despite some pockets of excess, valuations today are nothing like those of the dot-com era. Bloomberg, February 24, 2020         Anyone paying attention to finance, markets...

Where to Go in the 12 Years Remaining for a Global Political Crisis

QUESTION: Hi Martin I’ve been following your blog for some years now, its the first thing i check why I wake up daily. I feel I get a better...

Three Cheers for the Coronavirus

I don’t propose to cheer for the death, financial loss, or other impairment of anybody (sorry if I weep less for rulers), but I do find a silver...

The EU's Latest Screw-You to the UK Shows a Big Problem with Trade Agreements

All too often, discussion over trade deals focuses almost solely on tariffs. It's true that tariffs—i.e., taxes—are always a significant barrier to free exchange at all levels, but there...

Newsletter: Revenue Losses, Travel Restrictions

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Profit Warning Some American companies say they could lose as...

Is There Really a “Loneliness Epidemic”? (Ep. 407)

(Photo: Getty/Guang Niu) That’s what some health officials are saying, but the data aren’t so clear. We look into what’s known (and not known) about the prevalence and effects...

A Better Wealth and Taxes

CATO has put out a much-improved version of my "Wealth and Taxes" series on wealth inequality and the wealth tax. Html here and pdf here. Many thanks to Chris...

International Pleas Ring Hollow in Haiti

On February 20, the UN Security Council held a meeting to discuss the situation in Haiti. The Miami Herald’s Jacqueline Charles reports:  Both U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres’ representative in...

10 Wednesday AM Reads

My mid-week morning train reads: • U.S. Stock Market Appears Most Vulnerable to Virus Shock A handful of expensive tech companies hold broad sway. (Bloomberg) • Is The Stock Market...

Market Talk – February 26, 2020

ASIA: Indian refiners of edible oils led by the Solvent Extractors of India President Atul Chaturvedi urged the Indian government not to issue palm olein import licenses as any...
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Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer. There are 2.5+ million sellers offering nearly 120 million different products on the Amazon marketplace. That means...

Pope Francis falls ill day after supporting people with coronavirus

https://metro.co.uk/2020/02/27/pope-francis-falls-day-supporting-people-coronavirus-12314029/amp/ Pope Francis has missed a planned Mass with clergy in Rome due to an unspecified illness. The Vatican said...

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