Macroeconomics

Why Millennial’s Aren’t Using their Father’s Brokerage

Why Millennial’s Aren’t Using their Father’s Brokerage

Millennials are doing everything differently. Whether it’s method of transportation, social media, or even the consumption of avocado toast, the behaviors and taste of young people have been markedly different than those of the previous generation. Across all facets of life, most things have been […]

The Bearer of Bad Tariffs

The Bearer of Bad Tariffs

On January 22, 2018 President Trump imposed a set of tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. President Trump levied the tariff in the hopes of protecting foreign-owned America-based companies like Suniva and SolarWorld, both of which are in some financial trouble. The tariff […]

Curves to Care About

Curves to Care About

How US Treasury yield curves have never gone out of style.

Will Peak Oil Come Anytime Soon?

Will Peak Oil Come Anytime Soon?

Our taste change, technologies evolve, live goes on and whether we like it or not, the world changes every day. To put it bluntly, change is inevitable. Although it’s an inevitable reality of our world, it doesn’t mean that we’re on the verge of it. […]

There’s No Neutrality When Price Discriminating

There’s No Neutrality When Price Discriminating

This past December, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to remove the net neutrality regulations that prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking consumer access to certain sites or charging different rates based on data usage. Like most media stories, the controversy behind the repeal […]

Protectionism vs. Autarky: Why separating the two terms is necessary to distinguish fact from fiction

Protectionism vs. Autarky: Why separating the two terms is necessary to distinguish fact from fiction

In recent years, the terms ‘protectionist’ and ‘autarkic’ have morphed into the buzzwords of choice for journalists when describing someone or something that is not explicitly pro-free trade. By and large, they are used as linguistic ammunition for opinion writers when attacking either something they […]

Making Cents of Video Game Economies

Making Cents of Video Game Economies

Caps in Fallout, rupees in The Legend of Zelda, and gold in almost every single role-playing game imaginable. Money, it exists both in the real world and in virtual ones too. Since the move of video games out of the arcades and into homes in […]

Iran Deal or No Deal

Iran Deal or No Deal

What’s the deal with the Iran Deal? Political analyst Anna Yurkova breaks it down.

Megachurches in America

Megachurches in America

Why We Need to Tax the Wealthiest 1%…Of Churches.