As I gleefully communicated this week to my Facebook friends, Twitter followers, and even clients and professional associates via private email distribution, I enjoyed one of the great blessings of my life this week in participating in the ringing of the opening bell on the...

The following represents the outline of a speech given to the Acton Institute's university symposium, held each June in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The symposium features nearly 1,000 people from dozens of countries around the globe who come together to advance their understanding of liberty...

The first thing I will say is that I am not one of those "the Fed is the devil" type of people. There are legitimate criticisms of the Federal Reserve out there, and there are irrational ones. I am critical of present monetary...

Five years ago today Wall Street lost one of its staple investment banks to bankruptcy, and Main Street woke up to the reality of the financial crisis. The American economy had been in a financial crisis for at least a year, but it was...