Connecting the Dots, May 2018
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May 29, 2018Our endless drive for more money, more stuff, and just generally “more” has turned into a vicious cycle of materialism.
May 22, 2018Financial markets move when humans (or machines programmed by them) decide to buy or sell. In theory, these decisions are rational, but in reality, they’re often driven by emotions.
May 15, 2018This month, my wife and I drove from Austin to Memphis. Going across Arkansas on I-30 and I-40, the number of trucks seemed quite high.
May 8, 2018You’ve heard the old line about three kinds of falsehoods: lies, damned lies, and statistics. All three are easy to find on the Internet.
May 1, 2018
Those who support free-market economics say it is the best, most efficient path to maximum prosperity for everyone.