Archive for April 2023
The Economy Is Still Doing Well
But a weakened banking system, coupled with a Fed that is hawkish on rates but kind and gentle on financial regulation, could be the economy’s undoing.Read More
The Soaking at Bed Bath & Beyond
Who bought all that stock, as the retailer was on the route to bankruptcy?Read More
Who Cares About Care?
Biden’s latest order is well-intentioned, but the caring economy needs a lot more money.Read More
Does Janet Yellen Have Her Own China Policy?
Her recent speech reassuring Beijing was oddly soft-line and ill-timed.Read More
McCarthy’s Losing Game of Debt Chicken
Everything has to break right for the hapless Speaker to pass his budget, and even then Biden holds all the cards.Read More
Our Cracked National-Security State
The Jack Teixeira episode demonstrates the bloated incompetence that a trillion dollars of annual military spending purchases.Read More
Understanding the Latest Restrictions on Mifepristone
These efforts will backfire on the right—but produce a lot of suffering along the way.Read More
Will the Fed Wreck an Improving Economy?
Both the inflation and the employment outlook continue to improve.Read More
What Is DeSantis’s Game?
The Florida governor has peaked too soon and has nowhere to go but down.Read More
Biden’s Worst Appointee
Hint: Fed Chair Jay Powell is a close second.Read More