Join Our Email List



section

Special Video Feature

FreeMarket Central

Voices From The 2017 International Students For Liberty Conference

Calendar


FreeMarket Central

Events are open to the public

For a complete list Click here

Wisdom


The Cost of Government 'Safety'

"Every time something really bad happens, people cry out for safety, and the government responds by taking rights away from good people."

-- Penn Jillette,

FMC Barometers


FreeMarket Central

Numbers as of last Friday close.

[Total = Federal, state & local
Source: usgovernmentspending.com]

FreeMarket Central What is Gross Output?


Why are these numbers important?

Shadow Stats Snapshot


FreeMarket Central

ShadowStats alternate economic indicators are based on the methodology of noted economist John Williams, specialist in government economic reporting.

  • Unemployment:
    FreeMarket Central BLS: 4.05%
    FreeMarket Central Shadow Stats: 21.5%
  • Inflation:
    FreeMarket Central July Year-to-Year: 2.87% (CPI-U*)
    FreeMarket Central Shadow Stats: 9.9%

*[cpi-u is the Bureau of Labor Statistics inflation rate for all urban consumers]

section