BIS Finds Global Debt May Be Underreported By $14 Trillion

"Contracts worth tens of trillions of dollars stand open and trillions change hands daily. And yet one cannot find these amounts on balance sheets. This debt is, in effect, missing" the BIS finds in its latest quarterly assessment, which is a concerning as "the missing debt amounts to some $13-14 trillion."

Protesters Smash Windows, Throw Bricks At Cops In Second Night Of St. Louis Violence

For the second consecutive night, peaceful daytime protests in St. Louis descended into late-night violence with broken windows and thrown rocks, water bottles and garbage can lids damaing local businesses. A pocket of protesters threw bricks, rocks and projectiles with paint at police as officers tried to disperse the crowds.

Suddenly, "De-Dollarization" Is A Thing

"For what seems like decades, other countries have been tiptoeing away from their dependence on the US dollar. These were challenges to the dollar’s dominance, but they weren’t mortal threats. What’s happening lately, however, is a lot more serious. "

How Does Your State Measure Up On Student Free Speech?

Universities are regulating what students may say, when and where they can say it, and even who will speak for them. Increasingly, state legislatures are responding by enacting laws to protect student free speech...

S&P On The Verge Of History

U.S. stocks have risen more in the past eight years than in almost any other post-World War II time of economic growth...

Make Mark Zuckerberg Testify

"...this is bigger than Russia, bigger than Hillary Clinton, and bigger than 2016. Should Facebook continue to simply allude to its ominous potential rather than sharing it in full, there’s only one good option left: Bring in Mark Zuckerberg and have him sworn in live on C-SPAN. No spokespeople required."