Investing abroad makes home-country companies more efficient, thereby enabling those companies to grow faster than they otherwise would.
The two front-runners for each major U.S. political party are far from being advocates for liberalizing international trade and investment regimes.
When groups are pitted against each other, politics, not markets, determine resource allocation priorities and economic rewards.
The main features of both the Bush plan and Trump plan encompass substantial cuts in personal and corporate income tax rates, reductions in the number of tax brackets and the elimination of specific exemptions and deductions.
America's place as a free market, dynamic economy is faltering, with the U.S. now ranking as the 16th most economically free country in the world.
The Republican frontrunner has some good, some bad, and lots of bluster.