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The free market is an economic system based on supply and demand with little or no government control. It is a summary description of all voluntary exchanges that take place in a given economic environment. Free markets are characterized by a spontaneous and decentralized order of arrangements through which individuals make economic decisions. Based on its political and legal rules, a country’s free market economy may range between very large or entirely black market.
Capitalism is an economic system in which capital goods are owned by private individuals or businesses. The production of goods and services is based on supply and demand in the general market (market economy), rather than through central planning (planned economy or command economy). The purest form of capitalism is free market or laissez-faire capitalism, in which private individuals are completely unrestrained in determining where to invest, what to produce or sell and at which prices to exchange goods and services, operating without checks or controls. Most modern countries practice a mixed capitalist system of some sort that includes government regulation of business and industry.
originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: St Udio
I'm pretty sure the DOW is only 1% point away from actually being in an official bear market and all the other index are well into it
oddly enough silver and gold just start moving sometime around last week, if you are holding mining stocks you should be doing ok right now
originally posted by: projectvxn
a reply to: fleabit
You're not paying attention. But this is not a surprise:
This isn't about Trump As usual, it is about the Fed.
Yea.. right, sure.. wasn't about the Fen when going up
it was only Trump and his policies.
Market crashes (in light of his inane comments which did nothing to encourage the market), and.. it's everyone but Trump.
All pro media = truth.
All negative media = fake.
All gains, profits, growth = Trump is great.
All losses = It's everyone else's fault.
with little or no government control
The production of goods and services is based on supply and demand in the general market (market economy), rather than through central planning (planned economy or command economy).