The Fight Against a Subtle Tyranny

Are hand-outs and welfare rooted in what has been called “the tyranny of low expectations”? Could economic freedom be the antidote to that poison? June 24, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director, GWP I heard a very thought-provoking quote from Naval Ravikant. He was addressing the coming of further automation and artificial intelligence (AI). When […]

Market Responses to Currency Failures

There are disturbances in the fiat currency force, which have people pursuing alternative currencies and means of settling payments. June 17, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The government operates on a similar model as that in the Wizard of Oz. It requires that everyone subscribe to the singular way of one central power. […]

Failures in Prohibition, Tariffs, and New Deals

The US hasn’t learned from its own history when it comes to prohibition, tariffs, and New Deals; and the people are going to pay dearly for that willful ignorance. June 10, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Is it just me, or is the US playing some of its greatest disastrous hits of the […]

Wells Fargo Linked to Money-Laundering?

Some shady dealings were uncovered at Wells Fargo, among other banks and financial institutions. Could this affect you? June 4, 2019 Wells Fargo seems to be walking a thin line between being a legitimate banking institution and a criminal racket. According to the California Office of the Department of Justice, a Wells Fargo banker named […]

In Defense of the Gig Economy

The gig economy is the entrepreneurial direction the labor market is taking. It’s essential for workers to be free to adapt to these market changes. June 3, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I don’t know what I’m more upset about: the ridiculous escalation of the trade war or this new war on the […]

The IRS is Shrinking?

The IRS is shrinking in budget and consequently in bandwidth. It cannot afford to enforce or audit the way it has in the past. May 27, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The IRS is shrinking! For the small government folks out there, this is a dream come true! I’m still having a hard […]

Italy’s Economy is Latest in EU Debt Crisis

Italy is stuck in recession mode through a combination of EU policies and its own internal follies. What are the implications of this to the EU and the world? May 20, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Some red flags are going up in the EU, and those flags are coming from Italy. Economic […]

Major Cities Crack Down on Airbnb

Cities cracking down on Airbnb and other home-sharing models are really just obstructing opportunities for people to serve the market demand and make some money. May 13, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP A little over four years ago, Ross Ulbricht was convicted of money laundering, computer hacking, conspiracy to traffic fraudulent identity documents, […]

Gerrymandering & Rigging the System

When people say the system is rigged, they are referring to gerrymandering, cronyism, and favors for the few disguised as do-gooder programs. April 29, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I’m well past the idea of believing the US system is a “few reforms” away from being adequate. There’s no simple structure to elections. […]

How to Protect Your Assets from “Shadow-Banks”

“Shadow Banks” pose a serious risk to the market and your assets because they are non-banks that lend like banks, but with far less oversight or accountability. April 25, 2019 At the heart of the last U.S. financial crisis in 2008 was a $52 trillion “non-banking” industry that lent unqualified borrowers money for mortgages and […]