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The EntrepreneurMedia and Culture
Scrooge McDuck is the perfect type of a miser: a capitalist-entrepreneur — and the most philanthropic man (duck, I mean) in Duckburg.
Japan's once-envied economy is now in shambles. The European economy, built on the same shaky tenets, is crumbling, too. Where to go from here?
Free MarketsU.S. EconomyInterventionism
This immense cooperative system is known as a free-market economy. It was not consciously planned by anybody. It evolved.
The history of poverty is almost the history of mankind. The ancient writers have left us few specific accounts of it because they took it for granted. It was the normal lot.
California is now the most taxed and regulated state in the nation. Not surprisingly, life here is becoming less affordable, and less profitable.
Protectionism and Free Trade
In a globalized world, nearly every product or service relies on products and services from somewhere else.
Taxes and Spending
Most everyone dislikes being taxed to pay for government. So governments turn to borrowing and printing money. But those methods aren't really any less costly than taxation.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
In Christine Lagarde and Philip Lane, the EU has two new central bankers who will push the limits of what central banks can do.