Will the current bull market die spectacularly, à la 1929, or—as in 1974—strangle in weird silence?
With his usual furious vigor, Andrew Jackson posed a question that continues to trouble us to this day
Foreign trade—import and export alike—has been indispensable in building America from the very start, and many of our worst economic troubles have arisen when that trade wasn’t free enough. A historic overview.
Those who believe America’s power is on the wane look to the example of Britain’s shockingly quick collapse. But the similarities may be less alarming than they seem.