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2016 Presidential Election

Presidential Debates: Entertainment Over Education, Soundbites Over Substance

By David Dittman - Sep 26, 2016

The first presidential debate takes place at 9:00 p.m. tonight —the latest opportunity for the Mainstream Media to make entertainment out of civic duty.

2016 Presidential Election

U.S. Presidential Election: What Clinton and Trump Say About Science and Technology

By David Dittman - Sep 12, 2016

Amid the muck and the mire of the presidential election campaign, we look at what Clinton and Trump have said on five top science and technology issues.

U.S. Politics

Why Hillary Clinton Will Be the Next U.S. President

By David Dittman - Aug 9, 2016

A closer look at the Trump “cult of personality” versus the “establishment” position of Hillary Clinton — and why the latter will win the U.S. presidency.

Financial Regulation

Dodd-Frank: Reform or Restriction?

By David Dittman - Aug 3, 2016

We look at the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and assess whether it’s triggered real financial reform, or merely squeezed regional banks.


Wall Street Daily: The Vast Potential of the Small-Cap Universe

By David Dittman - Jul 25, 2016

Our take on small caps reveals the companies with long-term staying power, whose great ideas will evolve into real-world solutions and major opportunities.


Will Japan Be First to Try ‘Helicopter Money’?

By Tim Maverick - Jul 20, 2016

The market is rallying behind Japan’s decision to use helicopter money. But how exactly did Ben Bernanke advise the Japanese?

Middle East

Why Now is the Time to Avoid Turkey

By Martin Hutchinson - Jul 19, 2016

If it’s profits you seek, avoid the Turkish market. Following a failed coup, President Erdogan looks determined to sink his own country.

Economy & Politics

Japan Is a Bankruptcy Waiting to Happen

By Martin Hutchinson - Jul 18, 2016

It’s a matter of when, not if, Japan will finally face bankruptcy. Martin Hutchinson examines just how deep the trouble looms.

Economy & Politics

Global Trade and the TTIP: Brexit Continues its Destruction

By Shelley Goldberg - Jul 15, 2016

Shelley Goldberg details how the Brexit may derail the TTIP agreement that would otherwise address major global trade concerns.

International Events

Open Doors for the South China Sea

By Carl Delfeld - Jul 14, 2016

The UN has ruled against China’s incursions in the South China Sea. Carl Delfeld examines the best way to move forward.

Economy & Politics

Italian Banks Desperate For a Bailout

By Tim Maverick - Jul 13, 2016

Despite the S&P 500 hitting a record high, Italian banks are teetering on the brink. Tim Maverick reveals the crisis to come.


The Past, Present, and Future of the EU – Are More Referenda to Come?

By Martin Hutchinson - Jul 13, 2016

British disdain for the EU has only grown from the start. Martin Hutchinson explains that it’s not the only member on the brink of divorce from the superstate.