Entrepreneur, businessman, investor, and educator, John Mason is a former president and CEO of two publicly-traded financial institutions and the chief finance officer of a third. Mason is a former economist in the Federal Reserve System and a special assistant to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, George Romney in the Nixon administration. He previously taught in the finance department at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and ran, at the time, the largest graduate program at Penn State. In recent years, Mason has worked with start-up companies through private equity and the angel investment community. He continues to write about the economy, finance and stocks in books and blog posts.
The policies based on the theories of John Maynard Keynes have hindered the economy.
More governmental stimulus will not solve eight years of sluggish growth; there need to be long-term fixes that boost labor productivity.
The dollar has strengthened over the past few months, largely because of Brexit.
Growth depends more on underlying fundamentals than economic stimulus packages.
Economic growth has become less robust, partly because governmental stimulus policies are not as effective as some observers would believe.
It's important for government not to try to return to a world that doesn't exist or to policies that can no work.
The stock market has been dominated by Federal Reserve actions since the beginning of this economic recovery. Here's what you need to know this earnings season.
Great Britain can change, but reinvention will only be possible if the country looks forward instead of trying to reinvent the past.
Many Brexit observers say that the vote signaled a withdrawal from the world economy, but it could create new opportunities for trade and help British businesses grow.
The world economy is not growing rapidly and the US economy is not growing very rapidly. Politicians and policymakers have brought about this condition and working together is needed
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