94,708,000: Record Number of Americans Not in Labor Force

There were 94,708,000 Americans not participating in the labor force in May, an increase of 664,000 individuals from the prev

The Problem With the Government’s New Small Dollar Loan Regulation

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued its long-awaited rule proposal to regulate small dollar lenders such as t

Thirteen of 23 Co-Ops Created Under Obamacare Have Failed

Ohio’s InHealth Mutual co-op announced last week that it is going out of business, making it the 13th co-op to fail

The AG’s Guide to Ruining Business and Slowing State Growth

Those seeking to understand why millions of Americans support Donald Trump’s anti-government positions need look

As Government Regulations Grow, Business Opportunities Shrink

A recent study by The Heritage Foundation revealed that President Barack Obama has created a whopping total of 20,642 regulat

Congress’s Puerto Rico Bill Is Not a ‘Conservative Win’

Congress’s latest attempt to address the Puerto Rico debt crisis is winning applause in some conservative quarters. The

A Skeptical Look at Regulatory Budgeting

The burden of federal regulation on the U.S. economy has often been compared to a tax. Unlike ordinary taxation, however, the

The Economist was cautious about Britain joining the euro

I WAS asked yesterday in a radio interview about the Treasury's report, published on Monday, which predicted a sharp recessio

Thanks to GOP, Washington’s Summer Spending Spree Has Started

Washington’s summer spending spree is off to a very bad start for taxpayers. Congress couldn’t agree on a budget

Fed’s Harker Sees Two to Three Hikes in 2016 as Prices Gain

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said that he could see two to three rate hikes in 2016 and that

We Know What’s Solving Poverty Around the World

For nations all around the world, as well as right here at home, lawmakers struggle with how to achieve economic and social p

Good News on Gas Prices Heading Into Memorial Day Weekend

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Why US Companies Have Record Amounts of Cash — and Debt

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Three Ways Obama’s New Overtime Rule Hurts the Economy and Workers

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Fed Hike Threat Has Wall Street Braced for the Worst

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