‘Apple and the Craftsmen’

Image source: Apple (2019) On 25 March, Apple invited celebrities and members of the tech and entertainment press to the Steve Jobs Theater for a range of special announcements. What made this event a little…

Today Apr 9 Global X Internet of Things…

Today, on Apr 9, Global X Internet of Things ETF (NASDAQ:SNSR) looks negative with 0.47% gain so far, reaching $19.03 per share. With net assets of 77.80M and 1.05% volatility for this month. During the…

Why Is the Structural Budget Deficit Blowing Up…

The structural, or cyclically adjusted, budget balance has been deteriorating. In accounting terms, what’re the drivers? Figure 1: Structural/cyclically adjusted budget balance as a percentage of potential GDP. Source: CBO, Budget and Economic Outlook, Jan.…

Democracy Cannot Survive as This Kind of Puppet…

AAron OntiverozGetty Images (Permanent Musical Accompaniment To This Post) Being our semi-regular weekly survey of what's goin' down in the several states where, as we know, the real work of governmentin' gets done, and where…