The Bipolar US Economy

The Bipolar US Economy By Howard Wang of Convoy Investments The US economy is as bipolar as I’ve ever seen it, with some parts cold and other parts running hot. Below I provide a summary of my current views on the economy, then some select charts from our economic dashboard with additional commentary. At a


Using People the Right Way 

According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Ethically disapproving judgements that a person is ‘just using’ or sometimes simply ‘using’ another are common in everyday discourse.” One of the primary targets chosen for such disapproval is capitalism, better defined as a private property-based system of voluntary arrangements. And it has long been the case.  For


Mexico Set to Elect First Female President

Mexico is on track to have its first female president in 2024. Women have been chosen as candidates for both the governing Morena party and the opposition coalition. Morena announced on Wednesday that their nominee is former Mexico City mayor and climate scientist Claudia Sheinbaum. She will now face off against Senator Xóchitl Gálvez, a


The Can Conundrum: Governments Don’t Have Coherent Goals

“What about the poor?” people ask when confronted with skepticism about government endeavors, particularly welfare. Instead of trying to transfer income, perhaps we should look toward the very things governments are doing that actively hurt the poor. Here are several examples from just one issue of the Wall Street Journal: Can Tariffs. Crafty foreign producers