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Bernie Sanders’ day at Liberty

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Self-declared socialist and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders entered what his supporters must consider the belly of the beast on Monday. He…

Dollars and Sense: Waiting for the Fed

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | The new normal? The activity in the stock market seems to be returning to normal, though it is something of a new normal. A chart of the Dow Jones Industrial…

Dollars and Sense: Markets remain cautious but not as volatile

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Fears abated. Last week, I said the markets would calm down a bit from the extreme volatility of the week before, and they did—but not a lot. We did see a…

Dollars and Sense: Is the Wall Street roller coaster over?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Volatility high. Last week was a roller coaster on Wall Street. The CBOE Volatility Index, a measure of the premium traders are willing to pay for protection…

Globe Trot: Saudi king to visit Washington as Iran vote looms

By Mindy Belz
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International | SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman of Saudi Arabia will come to Washington next week in his first visit as head of the House of Saud and will meet with President…

Dollars and Sense: The long-predicted stock market correction is here

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Buckle up. Unless you’ve been on a desert island, you know last week was rough in the markets. Monday was a fair day, but Tuesday and Wednesday were down…

Another education subsidy

By Cal Thomas
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Higher Education | If elected president, Hillary Clinton has promised to spend $350 billion to make college “more affordable.” The United States already has an $18 trillion…

Obama keeps his promises on carbon

By Cal Thomas
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Science | During the 2008 presidential campaign, Sen. Barack Obama said: “… if somebody wants to build a coal power plant, they can. It’s just that it will…

Dollars and Sense: Stock drop in China ripples around the world

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Selling off. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is in negative territory for the year after last week’s sell-off, which is continuing today. We’re in the…

Dollars and Sense: Wall Street braces for earnings season

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Drowning out earnings? We’re now into earnings season, but with all the news coming out of Greece and China and elsewhere, it’s been hard to tell if Wall…

Defining Hillary Clinton

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | When I listen to Hillary Clinton speak, as she did Monday at The New School in New York, outlining her “economic policy” should she become president, my…

Dollars and Sense: Overseas drama rattles the markets

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Overseas turmoil. The big stories last week were Greece and China, and both stories continue to unfold. First Greece. A week ago yesterday, the Greek people…

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