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Get ready for the new American energy boom

Every U.S. president since Richard Nixon has espoused a policy to make America energy independent. Clearly, none has delivered, and realistically no government…

  • By Chris Hopkins
May 22, 2013

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Personal Finance: We are all givers at heart

Many economists have argued (at least theoretically) that the whole concept of gift-giving is economically inefficient, meaning that the total financial welfar…

  • By Chris Hopkins
December 25, 2013

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Personal Finance: REIT sector still worth a look

Achieving a diversified portfolio is accomplished by adding exposure to a variety of assets whose prices tend to move disparately under changing external force…

  • By By Chris Hopkins
June 10, 2015

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Personal Finance: Tax time means fraud, scam time

Ben Franklin famously said that nothing is certain but death and taxes. The IRS might add a corollary to that aphorism regarding scams to defraud taxpayers. Th…

  • By Christopher Hopkins
March 23, 2016