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Past articles by Bob:

The SPAC bubble is going to pop — and it's going to be embarrassing

The SPAC boom is part of a surge in "glamour" assets from meme stocks to Tesla to crypto. And when the bubble pops, it's gong to pop for them all. → Read More

The jobs report was good. The US economy is still a mess.

The US economy added 1.8 million jobs in July, but millions of Americans are still out of work and the unemployment rate is historically high. → Read More

It's great that dead people got $1.4 billion in stimulus checks, stop whining

People are worried about coronavirus stimulus checks going out to dead people. But the real problem is that there wasn't enough overpayment. → Read More

Stop shaming the South over the coronavirus

There are plenty of policy reasons the coronavirus pandemic may hit the Southern US hard. But laying the blame at the feet of Southerners is wrong. → Read More

Global stocks plunge after Trump announces coronavirus response package

Global stocks and US stock market futures dropped late Wednesday with futures for the three major US indexes falling by more than 4.5%. → Read More

The Fed may be powerless to contain the economic fallout from the coronavirus

The Federal Reserve may not be able to do much to mitigate the economic fall out from the coronavirus, even if they cut interest rates. → Read More

Paul Volcker, the towering Fed Chairman and economist, has died at age 92

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died. Volcker helped to reign in the US's persistent inflation problem and reset the economy. → Read More

Here are all of the Chinese products that are set to face a 30% tariff this month

On October 15, the Trump administration plans to raise the tariff rate on on $250 billion worth of Chinese products to 30% from 25%. → Read More

The Fed just cut interest rates for the 2nd time this year. Here's what the decrease means for your wallet.

The Federal Reserve's latest interest rate cut will affect all different types of non-mortgage loans like credit card rates. → Read More

Trump wants to buy Greenland. Only one-third of Americans would be willing to offer more than $12 for the island

61% of Americans would not pay a cent to buy Greenland and only 29% of people would pay more than the average cost of a used car. → Read More

It's been more than a year since the US-China trade war started. Here's a timeline of everything that's happened so far.

Washington and Beijing have so far failed to forge an agreement that would end the yearlong trade war. → Read More

China denies blowing up trade talks with the US hours before Trump's new tariffs drop

"We hope the US can meet China halfway, take care of each others' concerns, and resolve existing problems through cooperation and consultations," → Read More

Trump blames China trade talks blowup on 'very weak Democrats' and the idea he'll lose in 2020

Trump on Sunday threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods and US officials said it was because China walked back some promises in trade talks. → Read More

Trump threatens seismic shift in trade war with China, suggesting new tariffs on $325 billion worth of Chinese goods

"The Trade Deal with China continues, but too slowly, as they attempt to renegotiate. No!" Trump tweeted. → Read More

Warren Buffett says the US won't 'go into socialism in 2020, or 2040, or 2060'

"I don't think the country will go into socialism in 2020 or 2040 or 2060," Buffett said. → Read More

Trump's best selling point for reelection in 2020 is looking stronger than ever

Friday's GDP report is just another piece of good economic news that President Donald Trump can use to solidify his argument for reelection in 2020. → Read More

The GOP tax law gave most Americans a tax cut, but Trump's signature policy is still a political flop

Few Americans even report getting a tax cut, despite the fact that the Trump tax cuts made it so that 65% of people have a lower tax burden in 2019. → Read More

Here's how Wikileaks 'threatened' Ecuador and finally got Julian Assange arrested

The leak of Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno's personal documents, which created a corruption scandal, likely led to Julian Assange's arrest. → Read More

Former pizza-chain CEO Herman Cain's appointment to the Federal Reserve looks like it's dead in the water

A fourth Republican senator came out against Trump's pick of Herman Cain for the Federal Reserve Board. → Read More

Tim Ryan, the newest Democratic presidential candidate, thinks Trump is telling 'a lie' about the future of the US and reveals how he would fix the economy

"Trump was talking about the jobs of the past. That's a lie. Those aren't coming back," 2020 Democratic candidate Tim Ryan said in an interview with INSIDER. → Read More