What “Experts” Miss about Economic Inequality

That’s a question USA Today posed to three “policy experts on the left and the right” in this recent article . The responses, while unsurprising, were nevertheless disappointing. For libertarians, economic inequality itself is not problematic, as long as it is in the context of an unfettered market economy free of government privileges and interference. Source: What “Experts” Miss about Economic Inequality Continue reading What “Experts” Miss about Economic Inequality

The Only Way is Up (Part II)

By Matthias Paul Kuhlmey. Nice – conveniently, the title of this blog covers our music reference (Yazz & the Plastic Population scored a #1 hit in the UK in 1988), and provides an opportunity for an update to previous work. In September of 2012, we noted that, when considering lasting economic challenges of most developed nations, it was remarkable how well equity markets performed since … Continue reading The Only Way is Up (Part II)

Party All the Time

By Matthias Paul Kuhlmey. Yet another quick update on Germany, but please don’t worry: no chance of more Elvis or this blog turning into a self-serving homeland report (but the title would be wasted without a reference to Eddie Murphy and the late Rick James’ 1980s “classic” song). The Germans have their “hands full” these days. After just recovering from accusations of an ill-guided Cyprus … Continue reading Party All the Time