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The Japanese Economic Twilight Zone

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. As I learned in my MBA studies in the early 1990s, the sun was setting on the U.S. as a global economic power,


A Tangled Web of Cyber Attacks

If you had any issues browsing some of your favorite websites last week you weren’t alone! Access to Amazon, Twitter, PayPal and Spotify, just to name a few, was totally


The Paradox of Thrift

My housekeeper has a nicer car than me. Now, granted, 75% of America probably has a nicer car than me. I’m driving a car that, while only four years old,


Unacceptable Cures for the Days Ahead

We’ve held four Irrational Economic Summits so far. Feedback after each has always been very positive. This year, we outdid ourselves! George Gilder, co-founder of the Discovery Institute, literally walked

Central Banks

The End of Truth

I’m tired, both mentally and physically. We just finished our three-day Irrational Economic Summit in Palm Beach, Florida, and the event ran at breakneck speed. From Harry’s opening comments to


Seeing Is Believing

I’ve been working on Dent’s editorial team for almost a year and a half now, and in that time, I’ve read a lot of copy. I mean, a lot of


Exhausting, but So Very Worth It

This morning, when my alarm went off, I didn’t even get out of bed! Even though I knew I had to wrap up our final day of conference events, and


Doing Things Differently

I can’t believe it, but as I’m writing this we’re already halfway through Day 3 of our Irrational Economic Summit. My head is spinning with information and the excitement among


The Scandal of Money

And just like that, it’s the third and final day of our Irrational Economic Summit in Palm Beach, Florida. The first two days went off without a hitch (mostly), and


Strategies for Navigating a Low-Growth, Low-Inflation Environment

I’m back bringing you coverage of Day 2 at our fourth annual Irrational Economic Summit. This morning I shared with you the details of what Harry, Dan Mitchell and the