Who is Responsible for High Gas Prices?

Who is Responsible for High Gas Prices?

So many different reasons are offered for the high gas prices we are experiencing.  There is Russia’s war against Ukraine.  Some blame the oil companies for being greedy. We could say that OPEC is producing less to create shortages and keep prices high. Certainly, the...
The Dangers of Cryptocurrencies

The Dangers of Cryptocurrencies

It is easy to understand how the increase in value of cryptocurrencies in the early days, which created an increase in wealth for many, has encouraged the incredible growth of interest in them that we are experiencing. Investment in today’s day and age seems to...
Economics 901

Economics 901

From the time I studied Economics in college many years ago, I have always believed that Economics is as exact a science as Math. Unfortunately, government has a habit of setting up a society, establishing economic principles and then interfering with its proper...
The Curse of Paul Voelker

The Curse of Paul Voelker

America has always had a love affair with inflation. We love to see wages increase, home values rise and stock market prices go up. Unfortunately, costs also rise sometimes faster and our wealth actually will decrease instead of increase. But we do want our inflation...
Interest Rates, Inflation, Recession

Interest Rates, Inflation, Recession

Economics is a relatively complicated subject. Some definitions and explanations are required for those not familiar with the subject. The basic principles of economics are the laws of supply and demand. The price we pay for a product or service will rise or fall...