David Rockefeller, Global Ambassador of Capitalism

by George Gilder Grandson at once of the creator of perhaps the world’s greatest capitalist fortune and of one of the U.S. Senate’s most venerable Republican grandees, David Rockefeller died earlier this year at age 101 as an enigma or even an anathema to many libertarians and conservatives.  Unrepentant globalist, establishment Republican, banker to the…

A Me-Too Robo? What’s That? And How Can It Improve Your Wealth?

We’ve officially launched a me-too “Robo” by Adam Sommers We’ve been excited about the movement toward automated, fiduciary investment advice, sometimes called robo-advice, since we saw what WealthFront.com had to offer more than five years ago. I remember looking over Joyce’s shoulder as I walked her through their site, with her jaw dropping to desktop.…

Newsmax Reveals the Top 100 Most Influential Libertarians List

Today Newsmax magazine, in conjunction with FreedomFest, unveiled its first “Top 100 Most Influential Libertarians” list. To see the list, go to http://nws.mx/2rtCNvr Ron Paul, the former congressman and presidential candidate, came in at the top spot. The list of favorite libertarians in politics, academia, entertainment, finance and more was determined by Newsmax and a…

2017: The Year of the Rooster, or The Year China’s Chickens Come Home To Roost?

Before China’s paramount leader, Deng Xiaoping (1904-1997), passed away, he left a four-word Chinese idiom: Tao Guang Yang Hui(韬光养晦, which is roughly translated to “be humble with your strength and focus on overcoming weaknesses,” as a strategic policy guidance for his successors. Like many Chinese words, this four-word idiom has multiple meanings. Deng probably hoped future Chinese…