Capital will always go where it's welcome and stay where it's well treated. Capital is not just money. It is also talent and ideas. They, too, will go where they're welcome and stay where they're well treated.
Capital is the force that raises the productivity of labor and creates the wealth of nations. It is the lifeblood of the capitalist system, the foundation of progress.
-Hernando De Soto
An economics of systems only - of markets and not of men - is fatally flawed. [It is] preoccupied with mechanical models of markets and uninterested in the willful people who inhabit them. Ignored [are] the surprises that arise from free will and human creativity.
A society that puts equality – in the sense of equality of outcome – ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom.
The relation between political and economic freedom is complex and by no means unilateral.
LIFE + LIBERTY INDEXES are freedom-weighted factor-based equity strategies designed to add sustainable alpha by incorporating human and economic freedom metrics as primary factors in the investment selection process.