The economy’s unsung hero: Low interest rates

The economy’s unsung hero: Low interest rates

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week, President Donald Trump again talked positively about negative interest rates. That’s not a very good idea considering negative interest rates are a warning signal of deflation, which can be as bad for an economy as runaway inflation. But Trump […]

Meanwhile, middle-class household incomes rise: Unfit to print? You decide

Meanwhile, middle-class household incomes rise: Unfit to print? You decide

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore First, a full admission about this article: I originally sent a version of it to The Washington Post for publication, but for reasons that will become obvious as you read on, they rejected it. Here’s the backstory. Several weeks ago, I reported on the very large increase in median […]

Democratic presidential candidates, then and now

Democratic presidential candidates, then and now

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore While running for president in 1960, John F. Kennedy campaigned against the moderate growth economy (2.5% annual GDP rise) in the last years of the Eisenhower administration. He appealed to Americans’ highest aspirations by saying in his typical Boston drawl: “We can do bettah.” JFK promised 4% and 5% […]

A rigged economy, Democrats? What the numbers show about America’s $20.5 trillion GDP

A rigged economy, Democrats? What the numbers show about America’s $20.5 trillion GDP

Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker; With the first round of Democratic Party debates behind us, Americans have now heard from their candidates why they think they should run the country. One theme permeates the messages of all these Democrats. America is not fair, and they aspire to be president to make things fair. Elizabeth […]