American Consequences - February 2019


Cover
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Contents
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Inside This Issue By Steven Longenecker
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Letter From the Editor By P.J. O'Rourke
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Greed Is Good By P.J. O'Rourke
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What Moved the Market
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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
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From Our Inbox
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Life (and the Markets) Is Like a Box of Chocolates
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How Fear Will Ruin Your Financial Future By Dr. David Eifrig
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Exploiting the Pendulum of Investor Psychology By Mike Barrett
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The Gig Economy By John Fedderke
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Tales of Emotional Investments
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The Devil Drives Tesla By Alice Lloyd
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How to Beat the Most Dangerous of All Biases By Dr. Richard Smith
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Love, Lies and Tea Leaves on Wall Street By Turney Duff
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Sympathy Versus Empathy By P.J. O'Rourke
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Do Dirty Socks Make You a Liberal? By Andrew Ferguson
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Why the Algos Need a Heart By C. Scott Garliss
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The World Economy Goes Hollywood By Anatole Kaletsky
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The Year of Trump? By Joseph S. Nye Jr.
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Rough Times Ahead, But Liberty Can Still Win By Dr. Ron Paul
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Reviews of Business Best-Sellers By The Book Grump
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Read This Compiled By Steven Longenecker and P.J. O'Rourke
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The Last Word By Buck Sexton
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Featured Contributors
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