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Has the Fed Reached A Dead End?

EDITOR'S NOTE: See also our recent article "Amazon Kills the Fed's Inflation Target".. by Richard Rahn September 11, 2017 Is more inflation desirable? Those at the Federal Reserve seem to think so, and they have explicitly said their target is 2 percent, or about...

Bitcoin Drops by $1,000 and No One Cares

by  Jeffrey A. Tucker September 8, 2017 Five years ago, the following would have been inconceivable. In a 48-hour period, the dollar/bitcoin exchange ratio dropped fully $1,000. A day later, half the gains came back. In the Bitcoin community, this was hardly discussed...

The Promise and Peril of Smart Devices

by Jon Sather September 6, 2017 In the world of espionage, developing and exploiting access to vital sources of information are the primary objectives. And these days, finding a way into information systems seems easier than ever amid the growing number of "smart"...

Space News Roundup – August 29, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Report August 29, 2017   Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX’s Spacesuit of the Future In true Elon Musk fashion, the latest SpaceX creation has been revealed with dramatic flair. Posting on his Instagram account early Wednesday morning,...

The iPhone in Your Pocket Is Worth Millions

by Bret Swanson Several years ago, I had a bit of fun estimating how much an iPhone would have cost to make in the 1990s. The impetus was a story making the rounds on the web. A journalist had found a full-page newspaper ad from Radio Shack dating back to 1991. He was...

Global Warming Proven Natural Not Man-Made Once Again

NOTE: It is quite gratifying that Jack Wheeler's “Solar Warming”, published here twelve years ago, continues to be proven correct. by James Delingpole August 26, 2017 Most global warming is natural, and even if there had been no Industrial Revolution, current global...

Falling Sperm Counts Could Wreck Your Retirement

by Patrick Cox August 23, 2017 For decades, studies have been showing sperm counts falling. Not everyone believed them, and that includes me. But a new study provides powerful evidence that male fertility is, in fact, falling fast all over the world. This is not just...

Shale Oil: Another Layer of US Power

by George Friedman August 14, 2017   Summary There’s scarcely a reason to point out how geopolitically important energy is. Energy, particularly oil, is a source of geopolitical power. Every country needs it, but only some countries have the resources to procure...

Will Robots Put Everyone Out of Work?

by Sandy Ikeda August 12, 2017 Will workplace automation make the rich richer and doom the poor? That could happen soon, warns Paul Solman, economics correspondent for PBS NewsHour. He’s talking to Jerry Kaplan, author of a new book that seems to combine Luddism with...

Space News Roundup – August 11, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Report August 11, 2017   Virgin Galactic Carries Out “Dry Run” for Powered Space Ship Two Flights at Mojave Spaceport Virgin Galactic performed the latest glide flight of its second SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane Aug. 4,...

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Rod D. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.

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