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Economics

The inevitable return of inflation

When people begin to expect inflation, it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy

By John Steele Gordon

Is China’s Evergrande destined for bankruptcy?

Beijing has plenty of economic problems and less room to maneuver than in earlier downturns

By John Steele Gordon

Science & Tech

The wealth explosion

Nine of America’s ten richest men are wealthy as a result of the microprocessor

By John Steele Gordon

Finance

The trouble with unrealized capital gains taxes

Ron Wyden’s wealth tax is as flawed as it is flatly unconstitutional

By John Steele Gordon

Finance

Who’s targeted by the $600 IRS reporting requirement?

It’s not just very high-income individuals

By John Steele Gordon

Finance

Will the Pandora Papers change anything?

As taxation has gotten higher and more complex, the incentive to find ways to avoid taxes has grown stronger

By John Steele Gordon

China

The next real estate crisis could come from China

Evergrande is in serious trouble

By John Steele Gordon

Economics

Biden’s dismal jobs report

Very bad unemployment numbers hint at economic pressures to come

By John Steele Gordon

Business

Biden’s supply chain plan is a step in the right direction

The US needs to be able to produce strategically important products within its own borders

By John Steele Gordon

Economics

The trouble with capital gains tax

A higher capital gains tax rate has, inevitably, adverse economic effects

By John Steele Gordon

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