Can we get back to track on corruption now?

Somewhere in 2010 or so, I personally started getting much more gloomy about India’s problem of corruption. For a snapshot of the zeitgeist, see this group of articles from August 2010. A large swathe of the economy operates in close contact with government. If government will not sensibly make rules, and then fail . . . → Read More: Can we get back to track on corruption now?

Luke Burgess: Gangbuster Gold Equities in the Yukon

Wealth Daily Editor Luke Burgess loves the word “gangbuster.” It makes him laugh, and it signals great opportunities for investors to make money. In his first exclusive interview with The Gold Report, he shares this take on Yukon gold plays and diversification among small-cap equities, be they gold, silver or rare earth plays.

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On Free Trade

Vox has recently leveled his formidable intellectual barrels at free trade (see here, here, and here). The conclusion that he has reached has been that free trade has had negative effects on the American economy for the past several years, and that the Ricardian theory upon which the defense of free trade rests is . . . → Read More: On Free Trade

Interesting Readings for June 15, 2011

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week increase of 4.5% in the Purchase Index and a week to week increase of 16.5% in the Refinance Index.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Consumer Price Index report for May will be released.  The consensus . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 15, 2011