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Past articles by Christopher:

Conservatives Are Right: The Media Is Very Liberal

The trend offers a very important lesson about free markets. → Read More

This is ex-Speaker John Boehner’s biggest regret

John Boehner’s five-year tenure as Speaker of the House was one of the more contentious in history. To accomplish anything he had to not only do battle with Democrats, but also with the archc... → Read More

Republicans suspend February NBC debate: Here's why

The Republican Party is so upset with the performance of CNBC moderators during Wednesday night’s Republican Party debate that Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus has suspended an upcomi... → Read More

This European dictator is the bond market's best friend

Absolute power isn’t usually good for one’s sovereign credit rating: just ask Robert Mugabe. But in a continent with more than its share of countries with shaky credit, it’s Belar... → Read More

The stock market is having its best month in 4 years

October saw a disappointing jobs report here in the United States, plus evidence that U.S. companies are in the midst of an earnings recession, but that didn’t stop investors from piling into... → Read More

Rand Paul doesn't understand the Constitution

His argument against debt limit bill is just not true. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg’s mistake could cost Facebook board members big bucks

Even billionaires have to pay attention to the fine print. That’s what Delaware Chancery Court Judge Andre Bouchard ruled Tuesday when he said that Facebook FB ... → Read More

Economic growth slows sharply in the third quarter

The U.S. economy expanded at a 1.5% in the third quarter, throwing another wrench in the Federal Reserve's December rate-hike plans. → Read More

Federal Reserve, Interest Rates: Will a Strong Dollar Prevent Hikes?

If the Federal Reserve continues to court an a strong dollar, it may have to answer for the negative effects it is imposing on Americans. → Read More

No one (not even Janet Yellen) understands inflation

Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve have a looser grasp on what causes changes in inflation and employment than they'd like us to think. → Read More

American companies are in a profits recession: You can blame King Dollar

S&P 500 companies are struggling with the recent run-up in the dollar, which has sent American corporations into a profits recession. → Read More

Your vegetarian hot dog could have meat in it

The ingredients of hot dogs are not something most of us would prefer to ponder. Of course, if you’re eating a vegetarian hot dog, you’d think, at the very least, that the thing doesn&#... → Read More

Microsoft’s biggest gamble is finally making money

Microsoft Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood said Bing has become profitable and brought $1 billion in revenue. → Read More

Why the tax man is going after Netflix and Burning Man

Governments are always on the lookout for new revenue, but state and local governments in the U.S. are particularly hungry these days. The rise in online shopping and the decline of purchases of tr... → Read More

Lincoln Chafee drops out of the presidential race

Lincoln Chafee, the former Governor and Senator from Rhode Island, announced Friday morning that he would withdraw from the race for the nomination of the Democratic Party for president. Chafee fai... → Read More

This tech billionaire is now the third richest American

Amazon had a surprisingly great third quarter, posting earnings of 17 cents per share, when analysts were expecting a loss of 13 cents. And nobody benefitte... → Read More

Hurricane Patricia is now the strongest hurricane ever recorded

Mexico's Pacific Coast is preparing for the worst as Hurricane Patricia nears. → Read More

Ben Bernanke sees the upside of negative rates

The former Fed chair says dropping interest rates below zero could help get us out of our next recession. → Read More

Are markets scared of a U.S. default?

Despite heightened rhetoric from Republicans about raising the debt ceiling, markets were more jittery in past years over a possible default. → Read More

Why Ben Carson is burning through so much campaign cash

Ben Carson is trailing Donald Trump by just a couple points in the latest Real Clear Politics average of national polls of Republican primary voters nationally, and he’s leading the pack in a... → Read More