MacIver Marketplace, April 29th, 2016

The Marketplace has previously had news stories about the Department of Labor’s new labor rule. This Q&A style article gives a glimpse of what employees’ work lives will look like under the new rule.

The U.S. economy grew a slight 0.5 percent according to recent statistics. The good news – and the reason the economy didn’t post a contraction – is that housing sales are strong.

A classic in high school and college economic courses, Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson has been described by the famous economist F.A. Hayek as a book “from which the intelligent layman can learn so much about the basic truths of economics in so short a time.” Available as a free pdf or audio book, Hazlitt’s very short, easily digestible and yet intellectually stimulating chapters make for excellent and worthwhile reading for any busy person trying to get a better grasp of economics and economic policy.