Free Markets http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/free-markets The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Free Markets en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:20:00 GMT When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs? The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235159 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235159 Ray Hennessey The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits. Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234849 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234849 Ray Hennessey An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step. Why 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Every Entrepreneur's Favorite Movie The movie is 30 years old, but the business principles underlying it are timeless. Really. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234629 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234629 Ray Hennessey The movie is 30 years old, but the business principles underlying it are timeless. Really. What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter. Fri, 09 May 2014 13:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233753 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233753 Ray Hennessey The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter. What Will Get Americans Working Again? The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong. Fri, 02 May 2014 15:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233592 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233592 Ray Hennessey The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong. Why Are Business Owners Blamed For the Gender Pay Gap? How many of you have paid someone less because of their gender? Didn't think so. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232958 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232958 Ray Hennessey How many of you have paid someone less because of their gender? Didn't think so. What David Brenner Taught Us About Defining Success Don't be fooled by the obituaries that suggest the comedian never achieved the success he sought. He knew better, and that is a lesson for us. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232252 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232252 Ray Hennessey Don't be fooled by the obituaries that suggest the comedian never achieved the success he sought. He knew better, and that is a lesson for us. How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232169 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232169 Ray Hennessey By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better. The Myth of the Have-Nots By focusing on wealth or income disparity, we miss the point that all people are equally capable of succeeding. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 18:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231491 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231491 Ray Hennessey By focusing on wealth or income disparity, we miss the point that all people are equally capable of succeeding. As More Workers Drop Out, We Need a Better Solution The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231282 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231282 Ray Hennessey The latest report from the CBO shows Obamacare will rob America of 2.3 million workers. It is time for a philosophical, business-driven change in mindset. How Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin In 1999 Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230956 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230956 Ray Hennessey Long before Bitcoin ever existed, the notion was proposed by the U.S.'s most famous free-market economist. How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness? Business owners have jobs and want to hire, but employers say candidates are unprepared and have the wrong attitude. What gives? Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230834 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230834 Ray Hennessey Business owners have jobs and want to hire, but employers say candidates are unprepared and have the wrong attitude. What gives? Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes The latest jobs numbers prove a point: Putting government policy over business interests has been a disastrous failure for the American worker. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230751 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230751 Ray Hennessey The latest jobs numbers prove a point: Putting government policy over business interests has been a disastrous failure for the American worker. Entrepreneurship, Not Socialism, Is the Answer to Economic Problems Rolling Stone thinks collectivism and guaranteed outcomes are the key to U.S. economic success. Entrepreneurs know better. Sun, 05 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230633 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230633 Ray Hennessey Rolling Stone thinks collectivism and guaranteed outcomes are the key to U.S. economic success. Entrepreneurs know better. The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street' As the chatter over the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' shows, the only acceptable form of bias nowadays is toward the free markets. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230601 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230601 Ray Hennessey As the chatter over the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' shows, the only acceptable form of bias nowadays is toward the free markets. Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230562 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230562 Ray Hennessey This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground. Preaching the Morality of Capitalism This year, bashing the immorality of unfettered markets has been in vogue. It is high time to turn that debate on its head. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230525 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230525 Ray Hennessey This year, bashing the immorality of unfettered markets has been in vogue. It is high time to turn that debate on its head. How A&E Ducked the Duck Dynasty Controversy A&E suspended Phil Robertson from its most popular show over comments he made about homosexuality. In doing so, it missed an opportunity to let its customers decide. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230489 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230489 Ray Hennessey A&E suspended Phil Robertson from its most popular show over comments he made about homosexuality. In doing so, it missed an opportunity to let its customers decide. The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230410 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230410 Ray Hennessey Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug. Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls Yes, cellphone use on planes would be annoying. But is that annoyance worth a whole new set of rules and regulations? Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:39:14 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230385 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230385 Ray Hennessey Yes, cellphone use on planes would be annoying. But is that annoyance worth a whole new set of rules and regulations?