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Politics and Government
At Forbes.com, Rick Ungar details why the Obama economy v.s. the Reagan economy is literally no contest.
From Forbes.com, John Tamny lists three things the gold standard won’t do.
Ralph Benko at Forbes.com amplifies a report at Quartz that it is the Fed, not the GOP, behind wage stagnation.
Caffeinated Thoughts says Steve Lonegan and Steve Forbes have launched the money revolt.
In the New Yorker, Vauhini Vara discusses the Federal Reserve’s ‘considerable’ dilemma.
At TGSN, Ralph Benko presents part 1 of his interview with Steve Lonegan on the gold standard.
The Middle Class Squeeze
OPEC to raise prices by the end of the year.
Clover Inc. decides to increase prices in response to shrinking profits. Rising costs of dairy and packaging as well as a dip in demand are thought to be the cause for the price spike.
Wendell Brock covers Switzerland’s golden opportunity.