Econophile is a real estate investor and student of free market economics. He is very critical of mainstream economics. He published The Daily Capitalist, a popular financial blog (2008 - 2013). Many articles were republished or linked to on Zero Hedge as well as Seeking Alpha and Minyanville, as well as media sites such as Huffington Post, Real Clear Politics, Real Clear Economics, Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Business Insider, Yahoo! Finance, The Street, Forbes.com, and The Mises Institute. He also appeared on Fox Business News and NPR’s Marketplace Money. He now blogs on AnIndependentMind.com.