The “Trans-Pacific Partnership” (TPP) fell almost immediately. But now, everybody is wondering what will happen next on one of the most disastrous “free-trade” schemes to be imposed on America. On the campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump's opposition to the controversial North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the globalist ideology underpinning it were made crystal clear. Among other criticism, Trump blasted NAFTA as the “worst trade deal in the history of the world.” He vowed to “rip up” the deal, too. But after threatening last week to withdraw from it, President Trump has announced his intent to try to renegotiate it first. If that fails, he said, the U.S. government will formally withdraw from the scheme.

Unless Big Taxi can wriggle out from under the rules that once protected them from competition, it wll soon be called Little Taxi.

The jobs market is cooperating with President Trump, adding more than a million jobs since his election.

Under the law those reaching age 70 and a half must start taking their “required minimum distributions” (RMDs) from their various tax-deferred accounts. These include IRAs, 401Ks, profit-sharing plans, and SEPs. The trouble is that there are so many of them, and they control so many assets, that their RMDs are going to put enormous pressure on the stock market.

When politicians interfered with Uber and Lyft and ran them off, they got a playing field at a much lower level, leaving customers cooling their heels at the airport.

 

 

 

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