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Tax Inversions Help, Not Hurt, the Economy

Tax inversions can result in a greater flow of income into the United States. A company such as Medtronic, which is in the process of inverting , can expand its American operations at lower cost than can its competitors.

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How to Stop Corporate Inversions and Make U.S. Businesses More Competitive

To stop corporate inversions, the United States needs corporate tax reform modeled off recent reform in the United Kingdom.

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Shadow Federal Reserve

A classic question resurfaced last week during Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s Semi-Annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress: should interest rates be set according to a simple rule? 

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Dual Equities Pricing System Would Be A Boon to Job Creation

The U.S. initial public offering market is back. What has not recovered, however, is the number of new and smaller companies going public. Of the 165 IPOs so far this year, less than 7 percent were valued below $50 million.

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Many have compared the Eurozone to Bretton Woods. In a new paper, Michael Bordo proposed a better analogy.

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Monetary policy has been out of alignment for some time now -- intentionally so, as FOMC Chair Yellen confirmed during her recent testimony.

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The Fed is close to hitting its inflation and unemployment targets. So why is it so afraid to tighten up the monetary spigot?

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Price increases are happening all around us, but you wouldn't know that from government-calculated inflation numbers.

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The Portguese crisis over Banco Espirito Santo should be a reality check for European markets. Espirito Santo is just the excuse--real problems lie far deeper.

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Federal Reserve

Fiscal deficits and loose monetary policy have led to a lopsided recovery. This is the conclusion of the Bank for International Settlements' 84th annual report. U.S. policymakers should heed this advice.

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