Trump cheers stock market’s ‘longest winning streak in decades’

The stock market is a weird thing.

I was listening to Bloomberg this morning and the pundits were pontificating as to the reason for the recent run up in stocks. Everyone agreed that it had everything to do with Trump, however the core reason for the run up was in dispute. Some said that the market was still factoring some sort of Trump “stimulus” of the classic Keynesian type. Others pooh poohed this idea and said that it was “animal spirits”

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Have regulations increased monopolies?

Yes. Absolutely yes! In fact monopolies can not survive without government protection. The economist Murray Rothbard pointed this out. (Others have too.)

In the event of a “free market” monopoly (Actually a misuse of the word “monopoly.” According to Rothbard monopolies were originally granted by a king etc.) the colluders almost always start to undercut each other once they arrive at an agreement. Then sooner or later the cartel starts to fall apart. The only thing that can keep this medium term disintegration from happening is government.

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Nigel Farage – You’re In For a Bigger Shock in 2017

We are for immigration. We are for legal immigration particularly. Immigration can help make a society vital and dynamic. It also on occasion can create great unease.

We post this video because if the survey Mr. Farage cites is correct, that only 20% of Europeans want to continue to allow immigration from Muslim countries, then an EU Parliament that is wedded to open borders is indeed in for a shock in 2017.

Is immigration the issue that does the European Union in?

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