Inflation

Business & Economics

Robert Baggott – Inflation, Interest Rates, and the Fed, Oh My!

Our guest this week is Robert Baggott, a recently retired fixed-income trader.  Bob was with the Capital Group for more than 16 years and before that was in institutional sales. These days he sails and does a lot of volunteer work, especially serving the sick and the poor. Now that …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden – A To Do List for the Next Congress

Our guest this week is Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics.  The new members of Congress will take office in January in the midst of high inflation and economic uncertainty.  PRI has developed a To Do List of reforms for both Washington and Sacramento.  Wayne discusses some …

Commentary

Socialized Medicine Is Tanking Britain’s Economy

Great Britain has a new king, a new prime minister—and a new economic crisis. S&P Global says that the country is already in a recession. Inflation is at 9.9%, higher than in the United States. The pound has fallen dramatically against the U.S. dollar, and government debt is surging. But at least the …

Commentary

Inflation Reduction Act is bad news for patients

Democrats are riding high on the public support they’ve garnered for passing legislation giving Medicare the power to negotiate for lower prices from drug makers. A Politico-Morning Consult Poll found that 76% of Americans support price caps on drugs, while only 13% do not. In other words, Democrats have effectively …

Business & Economics

What Will Inflation Reduction Act Mean for Health Care, Climate, and the Economy?

Now that it has been passed by Congress, PRI’s top experts join us to discuss what the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will mean for you and your family.

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden – Soaring Gas Prices

We discuss with Wayne what’s on everyone’s mind – inflation, rising gas prices, a possible recession, and whose to blame. He cuts through all the finger-pointing in Washington and Sacramento and offers ways that will truly help lower prices.

Commentary

Government Drug Price Negotiations Offer A False Promise

With inflation rising and midterm elections just months away, Democrats are desperate for something they can pitch to voters as a reason to keep them in control of Congress. They’re hoping a watered-down version of their Build Back Better Act could do the trick. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., who helped shoot the bill …

Agriculture

Fourth of July cookouts are a costly proposition

Monday is the annual celebration of freedom from the tyranny of an absentee monarchy. In 2021, the White House tweeted that a Fourth of July cookout would cost Americans $0.16 less than in 2020 and touted it as a victory. Will there be a similar tweet for 2022? As the …

Commentary

Health Care Is Not a Right, No Matter What the Left Says

At the recent unveiling of his latest plan for Medicare for All, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., evoked a familiar theme. “Health care,” he said, “is a human right that all Americans, regardless of income, are entitled to.” But health care is neither a right nor a privilege. It’s an aggregate …

Blog

Despite Sunday Late Night Tax Rebate Deal, Gas Tax Still Going Up

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders announced Sunday that they had finally reached agreement on a tax rebate plan.  How to give Californians relief from high gas prices and rising inflation had been a key sticking point holding up the budget’s enactment. The unusual release of the plan …

Business & Economics

Robert Baggott – Inflation, Interest Rates, and the Fed, Oh My!

Our guest this week is Robert Baggott, a recently retired fixed-income trader.  Bob was with the Capital Group for more than 16 years and before that was in institutional sales. These days he sails and does a lot of volunteer work, especially serving the sick and the poor. Now that …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden – A To Do List for the Next Congress

Our guest this week is Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics.  The new members of Congress will take office in January in the midst of high inflation and economic uncertainty.  PRI has developed a To Do List of reforms for both Washington and Sacramento.  Wayne discusses some …

Commentary

Socialized Medicine Is Tanking Britain’s Economy

Great Britain has a new king, a new prime minister—and a new economic crisis. S&P Global says that the country is already in a recession. Inflation is at 9.9%, higher than in the United States. The pound has fallen dramatically against the U.S. dollar, and government debt is surging. But at least the …

Commentary

Inflation Reduction Act is bad news for patients

Democrats are riding high on the public support they’ve garnered for passing legislation giving Medicare the power to negotiate for lower prices from drug makers. A Politico-Morning Consult Poll found that 76% of Americans support price caps on drugs, while only 13% do not. In other words, Democrats have effectively …

Business & Economics

What Will Inflation Reduction Act Mean for Health Care, Climate, and the Economy?

Now that it has been passed by Congress, PRI’s top experts join us to discuss what the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will mean for you and your family.

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden – Soaring Gas Prices

We discuss with Wayne what’s on everyone’s mind – inflation, rising gas prices, a possible recession, and whose to blame. He cuts through all the finger-pointing in Washington and Sacramento and offers ways that will truly help lower prices.

Commentary

Government Drug Price Negotiations Offer A False Promise

With inflation rising and midterm elections just months away, Democrats are desperate for something they can pitch to voters as a reason to keep them in control of Congress. They’re hoping a watered-down version of their Build Back Better Act could do the trick. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., who helped shoot the bill …

Agriculture

Fourth of July cookouts are a costly proposition

Monday is the annual celebration of freedom from the tyranny of an absentee monarchy. In 2021, the White House tweeted that a Fourth of July cookout would cost Americans $0.16 less than in 2020 and touted it as a victory. Will there be a similar tweet for 2022? As the …

Commentary

Health Care Is Not a Right, No Matter What the Left Says

At the recent unveiling of his latest plan for Medicare for All, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., evoked a familiar theme. “Health care,” he said, “is a human right that all Americans, regardless of income, are entitled to.” But health care is neither a right nor a privilege. It’s an aggregate …

Blog

Despite Sunday Late Night Tax Rebate Deal, Gas Tax Still Going Up

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders announced Sunday that they had finally reached agreement on a tax rebate plan.  How to give Californians relief from high gas prices and rising inflation had been a key sticking point holding up the budget’s enactment. The unusual release of the plan …

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