There is a positive in all of the underfinanced public retirement plans: Massive implosions of pension plans will force beneficiaries to become more self-reliant and less dependent upon governments' and politicians' promises.
In a deal that defies currently accepted norms, Donald Trump has rented out the 50th floor of the Trump Building at 40 Wall Street to American Precious Metals Exchange (APMEX) and has allowed the company to pay the security deposit in gold.
Globalist voices pushing a global taxation regime and an end to financial privacy worldwide reacted with glee at the “Panama Papers” leak, in which millions of documents relating to private international capital flows were handed to select establishment media outlets by a George Soros-funded organization.
A $15 minimum wage law was passed in California, and New York's will soon follow. But high minimum wages only end up hurting the economy and the poor.