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Is a Recession Coming? (with Neil Irwin)

Signs of Recession? The U.S. economy is entering the longest expansion in history. But, how long can it last? The economic turmoil and relentless uncertainty...

Unintended Consequences: How Tariffs Explain Lagging Business Investment

Despite a tax cut that strongly incentivized business investment, recent economic data suggests companies are not spending significantly more on new equipment. Fear of...

What to Make of Mueller’s Testimony

Robert Mueller arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday in the uniform that has been a trademark throughout his career - dark suit, white shirt, blue...

How Washington Is Sowing the Seeds of Economic Calamity

On this week's Axis of Reason podcast, we talk with best-selling author James Rickards about his new book, Aftermath: Seven Secrets of Wealth Preservation...

Why Was Twitter Down?

Thursday afternoon, a cryptic error message greeted Twitter users. It simply said, "Something is technically wrong."According to DownDetector.com, reports of problems at Twitter started...

Federal Cannabis Regulation: Stuck in the Weeds

The legal marijuana market is growing like weeds in the field. Analysts project that worldwide, consumers will spend $16.9 billion on legal cannabis this...