As skyrocketing property prices have led to an explosion of economic inequality, California has been struggling with a burgeoning homelessness crisis as the rate of newly-minted homeless has doubled since the financial crisis. And while not every homeless person lives in an encampment on Skid Row, the growing scourge ofRead More →

President Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, William Barr, signaled during his confirmation hearing on Tuesday that he may put the screws to tech monopolies.  When asked by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) whether he thought antitrust laws were there “to protect consumers,” Barr responded that he is interested in “reassessing” Justice DepartmentRead More →

Stocks were hit just after 3:30pm when the WSJ reported that Federal prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation of China’s Huawei Technologies – whose CFO was arrested late last year and is pending extradition to the US – for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. business partners, “including the technologyRead More →