How the Politics of Location Affects the U.S. Economy

The concept of geopolitics sounds academic and tough to comprehend, but actually it’s not. Put simply, geopolitics is the study of how international relations between countries are influenced by geographical factors. For years, ever since the decline of Soviet Union...

Some Threats to the Economy Are Out of This World

The recent spate of natural disasters – superstorms, tornadoes, earthquakes and floods – has homeowners and property investors throughout the country checking their insurance policies and talking to their lenders about how to recover. But, as recent news reminds us,...