The Dow Jones Industrial Average turns 120 years old today. While it’s a popular measure of American enterprise, it doesn’t reflect the nature of the U.S. economy.
Published originally on The Great Recession Blog by David Haggith I have pointed out in previous articles how most of the growth in stocks over the past few years has been due to stock share buybacks. Without this hideous (and at one time illegal) practice, there would have been no bull market over the last few years. That’s right. Show More Summary
Arthur Brooks, the the president of the American Enterprise Institute, used his NYT column to complain that people in the United States were not moving enough. He argues that people were reluctant to move from depressed areas of the country to the growing areas which offer more opportunities. Show More Summary
The Wednesday meeting also includes American Enterprise Institute president Arthur Brooks, Tea Party Patriots CEO Jenny Beth Martin and also Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center, which says its "sole mission is to expose and neutralize the propaganda arm of the Left: the national news media."
National telehealth provider American Well, today has unveiled its newest enterprise telehealth service called the Exchange allowing healthcare organizations the ability to redistribute their services online to new patient populations. Show More Summary
During an Oversight Committee hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill, American Enterprise Institute Scholar Michael Rubin warned the vague language in...
Speaking to the American Enterprise Institute today after a tumultuous weekend Nebraska GOP convention, Ben Sasse sounded a lot like a man who was giving up on the GOP. He blasted the party for not having ideas that solved modern problems...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Radio host Glenn Beck and American Enterprise Institute president Arthur Brooks are some of the conservative leaders Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to meet with this week. A report in the tech blog Gizmodo claimed that Facebook downplays conservative news subjects.
My latest Macro Musings podcast is with Ramesh Ponnuru. Ramesh is a National Review senior editor, Bloomberg view columnist, and a Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Ramesh has written widely on many topics from health...Show More Summary
James Kwak: Economics 101, Good or Bad?: Over at the Washington Post, Michael Strain of the American Enterprise Institute is upset that people are picking on Economics 101. He singles out Paul Krugman and Noah Smith in particular for claiming...
Norman Ornstein, of the American Enterprise Institute, predicted that Donald Trump and Ted Cruz would be the last two candidates standing. He then predicted that Trump would win the nomination.
For decades the federal government has become an increasing burden and hidden tax on the American people, free enterprise and prosperity through...
Well, I read Donald Trump’s foreign-policy speech from last Wednesday. I tried to be impartial in reading it; I’m a Cruz supporter, but I’m also a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and reading and responding to speeches like this is my job. Mr. Show More Summary
On April 25, The American Enterprise Institute’s Christina Hoff Sommers, Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos, and comedian/commentator Steven Crowder...
QUESTION ASKED AND ANSWERED: Are 1 in 5 Women Raped at College? New video from Prager University hosted by Caroline Kitchens, Senior Research Associate at the American Enterprise Institute. Earlier: College more dangerous than prison for women AND men when it comes to sexual assault, says Obama admin.
Mark Perry from the American Enterprise Institute had a good piece on the series of lies peddled by the Left on climate change. Here are some of them which haven’t come true since the first Earth Day in 1970 (you can read the rest of the 18 lies here): 1. Harvard biologist George Wald estimated […]
Acorn Media Enterprises, the development division for the Acorn brand of RLJ Entertainment, has partnered with Hillbilly Television and DRG on new ITV drama, The Level. The six-part crime thriller marks a first-of-its-kind deal for Acorn which will be the North American co-producing partner as well as having acquired the UK DVD and secondary rights. Show More Summary
The boffins at the American Enterprise Institute have created an online tool that allows you to investigate the effects of various kinds of tax policy. This sounds like a lot of fun, though I haven't tried it out myself. But Jim Tankersley...Show More Summary
Noah Smith posted a cartoon about how the minimum wage works. The cartoon came from Mark J. Perry at the American Enterprise Institute. Noah said that it is Econ 101ism and I totally agree. Now the cartoon is obviously a wrong way to look at minimum wage. (I use the word “obviously” to play upon […]
Once again, the right-wing neoconservatives at the American Enterprise Institute have created their alternative version of reality regarding runaway CEO pay levels. AEI claims that the average pay for chief executives was a mere $220,700 in 2015.