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Bonus Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 56 of my late, great colleague Walter Williams’s 2011 book, Race & Economics (original emphasis): The minimum-wage law has imposed incalculable harm on the most disadvantaged members of our society. The absence of work opportunities for many black youngsters does not […]

A Discussion about Lockdowns

Freddie Sayers and Unherd TV host this discussion featuring Tory MP Charles Walker and Lord David Blunkett of the Labour Party. Comments Original Article

Some Non-Covid Links

Wall Street Journal columnist Holman Jenkins decries the intellectual state of humanity these days. A slice: Especially but not exclusively on the left, it seems bad form nowadays, and even evidence of some kind of guilt, to subject any passionately-made claim to cool examination. Consider […]

USOil and upcoming volatility

oil Later today and tomorrow evening we will have the API and EIA reports, while the day after that, on March 4, eyes will be on OPEC and its non-OPEC partners, known as the OPEC+ meeting. After touching the 13-month high at $63.67 on February […]

CAD remains and should remain capped

Canda’s GDP grew 9.6% in Q4 (q/q, saar), better than expected after the 40.6% bounce in Q3 (was 40.5%) that followed 38.5% plunge in Q2. A modest inventory accumulation in Q4 after the huge drawdowns in Q3 added to GDP in Q4. Government consumption, M&E […]

Surfing the Waves with Gregor Horvat

In today’s advanced #ElliottWave​​ analysis Gregor dives into the five most interesting opportunities for the week ahead! Original Article

Alibaba Shares Slide Further

2021 Reversal Underway Shares in Chinese tech firm Alibaba are continuing to slide today, trading lower ahead of the market open on Tuesday. Following an initial rally over January which saw shares climbing off the December 2020 215 lows to highs around 274, Alibaba shares […]

Dan Klein on Adam Smith on Slavery

My colleague Dan Klein – one of the finest living scholars of Adam Smith – discusses the Great Scot’s analysis of, and attitude toward, slavery. Comments Original Article

Can Thursday’s OPEC Meeting Save Oil Prices?

The start of March posed some difficulties for crude prices, as they paired back some of the gains from the long run in February. Of course, that might just be profit-taking, as the run-up has been pretty long. Or there might be an external factor, […]

Peter Lynch is the GOAT

Source: Bloomberg Who is the GOAT? What investor is your pick for the “greatest of all time”? Many people will say Warren Buffett, whose annual letter came out this weekend. If the category were best AND longest-tenured investor, I’d agree with you. If your metric […]