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The idea of a guaranteed Universal Basic Income provided by the goernment (read “taxpayers”) surfaces periodically. Amounts of $1,000 to $1,500 a month or more get bandied about. How would that work in a world where income depends on production to balance the equation?

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Leave it to the Wall Street Journal to make me think. I read their brief list of popular children’s books and thought, “Gee, am I old or what?” Still, it was a pleasant trip down memory lane to read the list of 25 books excerpted from the New York Public Library’s list of 100 great kids’ rea…

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It’s been said many times. It’s not a stock market, it’s a market of stocks. In 1889 Edward Jones, Charles Dow and Charles Bergstresser founded The Wall Street Journal. May, 1896, gave birth to the Dow Jones Industrial Average as a stock market and economic indicator. Reflecting the dynamics…

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COVID-19 has rewritten many rules of daily living, disrupted plans and reordered assumptions. For those struggling paycheck to paycheck, life got tougher. But for others who still have a paycheck, they had less on which to spend money. Working from home meant no commuting expenses, less gas …