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Tax Reform in the United States

May 25, 2017 // La Nación - Costa Rica - Spanish

If the United States’ tax reform proposal had no chance of passing, I would not bother to analyze it. But that’s not the case. The probability of passing is high. It would be advisable to look at its effects in the U.S. and internationally. Although the proposal is missing many details, the following stands out: [Read more]

Interest Rates and Excuses

December 29, 2015 // Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Germany - German

<i>The change in interest rates doesn't come at the greatest time for the American economy. The administration and Congress are now accountable.</i> Rarely has a meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board been given as much attention as the current one. Unable to return to its former strength since [before] the [Read more]

Humor Column: The US Economy in Full Recovery

October 18, 2015 // Les Econoclastes - France - French

The consequences of such monetary policy — i.e. zero rates, printing money, limitless indebtedness — are genocidal, and you can blindly trust the incompetent politicians who rule us to smoothly manage the coming crisis.
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