RealClearMarkets Morning Edition

Sunday, April 20
The Meaning of Easter Is Candy - Kirsten Salyer, Bloomberg
Pope Francis Challenges the Free Market - Heather Long, CNNMoney
Taking on Adam Smith (and Karl Marx) - Steven Erlanger, New York Times
Has the West Fallen Prey to Crony Capitalism? - Jeremy Warner, Telegraph
Fed Meddling Leads to Major Capital Destruction - Keith Weiner, Forbes
The Bull Market Is Old, But Very Much Alive - Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch
Crackdown Builds on Flash Trading - Suzanne McGee, The Fiscal Times
Is Bitcoin Like High-Speed Trading? - Matthew Klein, Bloomberg
Does White Castle Tell Us About Minimum Wage? - Jordan Weissmann, Slate
Student Loan Profits Call for Gov't to Exit Loans - Jeffrey Dorfman, Forbes
Women Suffer from Marriage Penalty - D. Furchtgott-Roth, MarketWatch
When Diamonds Become Dirt Cheap - Robert Frank, New York Times
Saturday, April 19
Why Stocks Have More Room to Run - Barry Ritholtz, Washington Post
This Could Cause a Waterfall Event in Markets - Jeff Cooper, Minyanville
No Mas! Stop Listening to the "Whatsnexters" - George Sisti, MarketWatch
Buffett's Super-Simple Retirement Advice - Jordan Wathen, Motley Fool
The Re-education of a Brash Young Stock Picker - Ron Lieber, NY Times
Is the Stock Market Rigged? Not Exactly - Brian Schreiner, Huffington Post
The Biggest North American Oil Play Ever? - Eric Winter, MSN Money
Why 'Cheap' Stocks Are for Suckers - Jeff Macke, Yahoo Finance
How Can Yahoo Be Worth Less Than Zero? - Matt Levine, Bloomberg
Should "They" Tell You When You've Been Hacked? - Fox Business
Got a Minute? 3 Little Productivity Killing Words - Anne Fisher, Fortune
Why Bloomberg's Nanny State Will Backfire - Ed Morrissey, Fiscal Times
We're Not In Kansas Anymore, If Soros Gets Way - Rex Sinquefield, Forbes
10 Questions for the Guy Who Exposed Capitalism's Fatal Flaw - Quartz
18 Stats Proving Government Dependence Is an Epidemic - Zero Hedge
Friday, April 18
Let's End Our Obsession with Chief Executive Pay - Zachary Karabell, Slate
Mayor de Blasio Takes Big Swipes at Inequality - Jarrett Murphy, Nation
San Fran Protesters Fight Economics, Not Google - Jeffrey Dorfman, Forbes
Piketty Isn't Just Brilliant, He's a Rock Star - Marc Tracy, New Republic
Piketty Evokes Marx In Talks to Guilty 1 Percenters - Scott Winship, Forbes
The War On Poverty Is Rooted In Rank Paternalism - Scott Beaulier, RCM
Is Miami Next Monaco for Ultra-Rich Homebuyers? - Robert Frank, CNBC
GS, MS Adjust To New Banking Climate - Peter Eavis & Rachel Abrams, NYT
What Dalai Lama Can Teach D.C. About Capitalism - Arthur Brooks, NYT
Obama's Economic Plan: Taxes, Spending and Debt - Editorial, Investor's
IPO Market Is a Casualty of the Stock Market Pullback - Adam Shell, USAT
Did the Bull Happen w/o You? Here's Why - Mitch Tuchman, MarketWatch
Why $1M May Not Fill Your Retirement Nest Egg - Rodney Brooks, USAT
Investors Ignore Rather Frightful Geopolitics - John Browne, Euro Pacific
There's a Solid Argument Against Stock Market - John Kimelman, Barron's
Thursday, April 17
Fed Mercifully Slows Its QE, and Lending Increases - David Malpass, Forbes
The Dangers of Letting the Fed Dangle - Jonathan Bernstein, Bloomberg
Fed: Philosopher King or Treasury Servant? - Alex Pollock, Law & Liberty
Fed Can Print Money, But It Cannot Print Jobs - Alan Reynolds, Investor's
What Is Census Hiding About Inflation/Joblessness? - John Crudele, NYP
Seven Facts About Our Broken Tax System - George Zornick, The Nation
Future of Facebook May Not Say Facebook - Farhad Manjoo, New York Times
Missing Ingredients For Lasting Corporate Success - Steve Forbes, Forbes
Is Financial Media Warding Off Stock 'Bubble'? - John Kimelman, Barron's
Should You Sell In April and Just Go Away? - Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch
The Coming Global Famine Should Worry You - Mark Joseph Stern, Slate
How Foreign Courts and U.S. Lawyers Cheat Business - Ted Boutros, USAT
Mr. Disney Taught Us To Compound, Not Redistribute - Amity Shlaes, NR
No Need To Rush to Judgment On Obamacare - Editorial, Los Angeles Times
When It Comes To Regs, Obama Has No Peer - Editorial, Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 16
Is This a Bubble Market? There's One Way to Tell - Jeff Cox, CNBC
How Much Stock Trading Should There Be? - Matt Levine, Bloomberg
The Year's Big Investment Winner Is Tax Shelters - Jerry Bowyer, Forbes
How Corporate Cash Kings Escape U.S. Taxes - Liz MacDonald, Fox Business
A Truly Absurd Tax Code Calls for Rational Tax Reform - Alex Brill, RCM
How to Tax Families More Fairly - Sita Nataraj Slavov, The American
I Bet You Could Tweet Me a Better Tax Code - Brett Arends, MarketWatch
Fears Grow Over China Property Flameout - Charles Riley, CNNMoney
China's Growth Engines Starved of Credit - Keith Bradsher, New York Times
Russia's Bond Market Is Its Achilles Heel - A. Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
How Paycheck Fairness Can Get You Fired - Jacqueline Leo, Fiscal Times
In Sports Movies, Execs Play Hero - Bilge Ebiri, Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Three Peculiar Traits of Rich People - Morgan Housel, The Motley Fool
And the Most Desirable Job in the World Is... - Martha White, TIME
Tuesday, April 15
How Long Can 'Dinosaur' Companies Stave Off Death? - Irwin Stelzer, TWS
Failed Cronyism, From Washington To Obama - Folsom & McCormick, RCM
Piketty's New/Old Capitalism Look Gives Us Hope - Timothy Shenk, Nation
On Tax Day, Tax Cutters Are On the March - Diana Furchtgott-Roth, RCM
Higher Taxes Would Mean a Better Society - Jonathan Cohn, New Republic
We Need True Tax Reform, Not More Tax Extenders - Wayne Brough, RCM
On April 15th, Marriage Truly Bites - Catherine Rampell, Washington Post
Corporate Tax Freebies We Citizens May Enjoy - Andrew Ross Sorkin, NYT
Companies Think Unthinkable -- About Leaving U.S. - Editorial, Investor's
Should IRS Be Able to Take Your Assets? - Richard Rahn, Washington Times
Only Mark Zuckerberg Can Fix Immigration Policy - Ralph Benko, Forbes
A 21-Year Old Stanford Kid Got $30M, Then Blew Up - Alyson Shontell, BI
When You Pick a Mutual Fund, You're Erring - Chuck Jaffe, MarketWatch
Some Investors See a Silver Lining In the Sell-Off - Adam Shell, USA Today
Where's the Touted 'Golden Age' for Investors? - Matthew Klein, Bloomberg
Capturing the Downfall of Wall Street Crooks - Alexandra Stevenson, NYT
Will Value Continue to Trump Growth Shares? - John Kimelman, Barron's
Are You In Denial About Your Debt? - Veronica Dagher, Wall Street Journal
Monday, April 14
5 Biggest Questions Investors Have Right Now - Peter Hodson, National Post
Only Two Things Can Actually Stop This Bull Market - Ken Fisher, Forbes
How Hedge Funds Drove Market Selloff - Matthew Boesler, Business Insider
The Upside of Speculative Market 'Bubbles' - John Cassidy, The New Yorker
Earnings Could Yield What You Haven't Seen For Years - Jeff Cox, CNBC
Some Investments To Retire On - Jonathan Clements, Wall Street Journal
The 'Soft Edge' That Successful Companies Focus On - John Tamny, Forbes
Thomas Piketty's Path to Poverty For the Masses - Jeffrey Dorfman, RCM
What If the Minimum Wage Were $15/Hour? - Sasha Abramsky, Nation
We Can't Force Equality, But Let's Do More for Poor - Scott Beaulier, RCM
Want to Succeed? Follow Fastest Beat of Your Heart - Adam Bryant, NYT
No Business Like Show Business For Silicon Valley - Michael Wolff, USAT
Dump Fannie & Freddie Before History Repeats - Ken Blackwell, Fox News
Has General Motors Pulled a Pinto? - Jonathan Turley, Los Angeles Times
For Millennials, Recovery May Be Never Thing - Editorial, New York Times
Not Just Athletes: College Is Bad For Everyone - Naomi Schaefer Riley, NYP
Sunday, April 13
High-Frequency Trading Is Good--and Evil - Matthew O'Brien, The Atlantic
Most Investors Don't Know What They're Doing - H. Gold, MarketWatch
Save Young People by Mandating Savings - Steven Rattner, New York Times
Can Your 'Money-Losing Behavior' Be Cured? - Chuck Jaffe, MarketWatch
New York Legislators Do the Unthinkable on Taxes - Travis Brown, Forbes
Tax Policy Should Consider Long-Term Growth - Alan Viard, The American
Single Payer Dream Is a Taxpayer Nightmare - Megan McArdle, Bloomberg
What If Walmart Hiked Prices and Wages? - Robert VerBruggen, RCPolicy
Pay for Performance? Depends How You Measure - G. Morgenson, NYT
JP Morgan Loses Money on Every Mortgage - Stephen Gandel, Fortune
How Putin Engineered a Russian Recession - Daniel Gross, The Daily Beast
How to Pitch Warren Buffett in 60 Seconds - Anne VanderMey, Fortune
Ukraine Offers Valuable Lesson About Tradeoffs - Jeffrey Dorfman, Forbes
Saturday, April 12
Are We Facing a Bigger, Stronger, Faster 1987? - Jeff Cooper, Minyanville
Stock Market of the Living Dead: Traders Exit - Terry Ponick, DigiNews
Ignore the Fear-Mongers, Watch the Data - Matthew Klein, Bloomberg
Chance for a Market's Wallflowers to Bloom - James Stewart, NY Times
Roiled Markets In China Are Signaling Trouble - David Ignatius, IBD
Futile Search for Yield: Exhibit A > Greek Debt - Cyrus Sanati, Fortune
It's a Dangerous Time in the Stock Market - David Dedman, Huffington Post
Europe Folds as Putin Tells It to Pay Ukraine's Gazprom Bill - Zero Hedge
How Europe Could Finally Call Putin's Bluff - David Francis, Fiscal Times
'Low-Flation' Talk From Fed Is Dangerous Nonsense - Larry Kudlow, RCM
Three Decades of Rates Decline: Why - Barry Eichengreen, Project Syndicate
Inconvenient Truths About Income Inequality - David Davenport, Forbes
An Immodest Proposal: A Global Tax on the Super Rich - Peter Coy, BBW
Norquist and Reich Duel About Our Overtaxed Future - Bill Frezza, Forbes
US Seizing Tax Refunds of Kids Over Parents' Debt?! - Jake Novak, CNBC
Friday, April 11
5 Reasons Why the NASD Selloff Spells CAUTION - Adam Shell, USA Today
Why This Stock Market Needs Correction - Jonathan Burton, MarketWatch
Here's the Weird Thing About Tumbling Stock Market - Joe Weisenthal, BI
7 Big Mistakes Couples Make In Retirement - Rodney Brooks, USA Today
Lessons From Stock-Market Rigging History - John Crudele, New York Post
Sacrificing Sense For Speed In the Markets - Floyd Norris, New York Times
Bitcoin: Frustrated Expression of Property Violation - Jeffrey Snider, RCM
Obama Thinks Too Small: Why Not Equal Pay for All? - Kyle Smith, Forbes
Congress Must Extend Jobless Benefits Again - Editorial, Los Angeles Times
Maybe a Gender Pay Gap Is Alright After All - Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg
Dissecting the Economic Lunacy of Thomas Piketty - Dean Kalahar, RCM
Can Obamacare's Enrollment Numbers Be Believed? - John Merline, IBD
How Chevron Fought Back Against Fraud - Jeff Shapiro, Washington Times
Want a 70 Percent Tax Cut? Here's How to Do It - Jeffrey Dorfman, Forbes
Best, Brightest, Rejected by Stanford - Richard Perez-Pena, New York Times
Downtown L.A.: Gritty To Glitzy - Lauren Schuker Blum, Wall Street Journal
Thursday, April 10
If Front Running Is Bad, Markets Are the Fix - Mark Hendrickson, Forbes
Pimco's Bill Gross Picks Up the Pieces - Sheelah Kolhatkar, BusinessWeek
How the Fed Blinds Us to Our Malaise - Nicholas Eberstadt, RCM
Where the GOP Gets It Right on Poverty - Nicholas Kristof, New York Times
Democrats Have the Bigger Inequality Problem - Francis Barry, Bloomberg
5 Surprising Things We Think About Taxes - Marine Cole, The Fiscal Times
The Only Corporate Tax Reform Is Total Abolition - John Linder, RCM
Why Big Donor Money Won't Corrupt Elections - Liz Peek, The Fiscal Times
Who Wins When 'Activists' Invest? Not You - Brett Arends, MarketWatch
Why Do Investors Make Bad Choices? - Cass Sunstein, Bloomberg
Stocks Are Rigged and Fed Is Bigget Rigger - Paul Farrell, MarketWatch
Shame on Conservatives for Opposing Comcast/TW - Wayne Crews, Forbes
Greece Dives Back into the Bond Market - Liz Alderman, New York Times
U.S. Taxpayers May Be on Hook for Puerto Rico - Charles Tatelbaum, RCM

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