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Interest Rates and Tax Reform: Outlook for 2015

What reader response to past Commentaries tells us about 2015.

Income Redistribution, Stock Markets and the Decline of Public Companies

nemployment has fallen faster than expected and the stock market continues to rise

What reader response to past Charts of the Month tells us about 2015.

Commodity Price Turn Ahead?

Peter Goodburn

An update of our November 2014 interview with Peter Goodburn.

Our opinion on important issues of the day.

January 2015

Money Won’t Buy Happiness
Entrepreneurial Hurdles
Fast, Fast, Slow
Uprooting Branchless Banking
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Commodity Price Surge? Follow the Money

Commodities reemerge as a favored asset class.

Commodity Prices Can’t Go Up Before They Go Down Even More: An Interview With Peter Goodburn

Commodity prices will synchronize below current lows before the “inflation pop” begins.

The Gray Tsunami: Does Aging Affect Growth?

As economies age, good growth is harder to come by.

Can Infrastructure Solve Our Economic Ills?

Infrastructure investment must be accompanied by private investment to have an impact.

The End of the Beginning of the U.S. Shale Revolution: An Interview With John Knight

The future of the U.S. shale industry may be bumpy, but its long-term prospects are not in doubt.

“I Don’t”: The Social and Economic Impacts of Falling Marriage Rates

Even as the income premium for married couples continues to rise, fewer Americans than ever are getting married.

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