Last week was not good for supporters of immigration reform — with the release of two polls, the surrender by a leading proponent, and the devastating report from the Center for Immigration Studies.
The TPP is "NAFTA on steroids" and will do even greater damage to the economy and sovereignty of the United States.
Central banks and government entities around the world are now dominant players in the stock market with some $30 trillion invested in equities and other assets, according to a new study released this week offering the first comprehensive analysis of public-sector investments. About half of that is from central banks. In other words, monetary authorities, which conjure fiat currency into existence out of thin air, are using much of that “funny money” to gobble up real assets — propping up stock prices but eroding the value of people’s savings through inflation of the currency supply. The significance of the findings is monumental.
One of the largest "tax inversion" deals was announced earlier this week, reflecting continued disgust with U.S. corporate tax rates, the highest in the world.
IMF deputy Zhu Min has learned nothing from history, announcing another housing bubble that will be "fixed" only by more interference.