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“Shared power curbs the worst excesses of both parties.” — Elon Musk Last Friday, my wife and I attended the annual Baron Investment Conference in New York City. The surprise CEO was none other than Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. Ron Baron is a big fan, and his Baron funds are the largest shareholders. Ron considers […]
This Chart About Wall Street Says It All: But Will It Last? “Those investors who have persisted in the stock market have always been rewarded.” — Jeremy Siegel, “The Wizard of Wharton” Jeremy Siegel deserves the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work, much more so than Ben Bernanke. The sixth edition of his classic […]
“What’s the definition of a statesman? A retired politician!” — Thomas B. Reed (Speaker of the House, 1895-1899) One of the biggest complaints about Congress these days is that it is dysfunctional and that Republicans and Democrats don’t work together for the betterment of our country. Is bipartisanship a lost art that we should return to? The […]
“Little else is required to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism, but peace, easy taxes and a tolerable administration of justice.” — Adam Smith Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of spending time with Finn Kydland, the 2004 Nobel laureate in Economics. I arranged to have him […]
“The impact on the broader economy and financial markets of the problem in the subprime markets seems likely to be contained.” — Fed Chair Ben Bernanke on March 28, 2007 before Congress The Nobel Prize in Economics has once again been tarnished by giving it to Ben Bernanke, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve […]
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“We have indeed at the moment little cause for pride: as a profession we have made a mess of things.” — Friedrich Hayek, Nobel Prize acceptance speech (1974) My wife Jo Ann and I are here in Oslo, Norway, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Mont Pelerin Society, an international group of economists and political […]
“Inflation is probably the most important single factor in that vicious circle where one kind of government action makes more and more government control necessary.” — Friedrich Hayek Wall Street veterans say September is the cruelest month, and it has certainly lived up to its reputation in 2022. The bear market can clearly be laid at […]
“The Inflation Reduction Act was our last chance to escape catastrophe.” — Paul Krugman at the World Knowledge Forum, in Seoul, Korea Paul Krugman got top billing, along with Ray Dalio and John Bolton, at the annual World Knowledge Forum, the Korean version of the World Economic Summit in Davos, Switzerland. He spoke twice to packed […]
“Things have gotten drastically better if we measure inflation only over the past three months.” — Paul Krugman, The New York Times, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. Paul Krugman, the Nobel prize economist and The New York Times columnist, had blown it again. As soon as the ink dried on his column “Misery Takes a Holiday: Surprise, Inflation on Inflation” […]
Special Announcement: Today, the Wall Street Journal published an important op-ed entitled [TBA]. Read it here: [TBA] — I’ll send you the title and the link later this evening when it is posted online. “The uniform, constant, and uninterrupted effort of every man to better his condition is frequently powerful enough to maintain the […]