Articles

Below, please find several samples of my syndicated writing on economics. Each article is designed to be a great source of quick, easy-to-read content that helps you make sense of the economy and that you can share with others. If you are interesting in subscribing, and I hope you are, please contact me for pricing.

Mar
01

Reservations About The Dollar

Since the start of the Great Recession of 2008 and the Fed’s decision to inject trillions of dollars into the banking system, there has been constant talk of the US dollar losing its position as the world’s reserve currency, the position it has held since the end of WWII. After all, our debt is huge … [Read more...]

Aug
01

Regulation and Its Unintended Consequences

Looking around the United States there are cities like Boston, Los Angeles and Washington, DC that have very high house prices. Yet there are equally successful cities like Austin, Dallas, Louisville and Oklahoma City that have much more affordable home prices. Why the difference? Of course the … [Read more...]

Jun
01

Economic Forecast for 2nd Half 2013: Sunny with Cloudy Periods

Looking ahead at the second half of 2013, the economic news is pretty solid. The US economy is on the mend, the labor market is slowly healing and house prices are up about 10% from year-ago levels. In addition, Europe (while in recession) appears to be holding together, DC budget brinksmanship is … [Read more...]