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Ron Paul: Republican Healthcare Plan Fails The "Jimmy Kimmel Test"

Unfortunately, a Congress that so quickly abandons its promise to repeal and replace Obamacare will not restore free-market healthcare - or otherwise reduce the welfare-warfare state - unless forced to do so by an economic crisis or demands from a critical mass of pro-liberty Americans.

Are Illinois & Puerto Rico Our Future?

The days of interstate highway systems and moon shots seem to be behind us. Are Puerto Rico and Illinois the harbingers of what is to come?

How Much Longer Can Junk Bonds Ignore Tumbling Oil? UBS Has The Answer

"If oil prices fall to $40 or below, the negative impact on rest of world profits could be a material headwind for aggregate corporate profits, and a prolonged $40 oil price would trigger more stress and defaults in lower-quality HY issuers heading into 2018."

Data Says Fed Is Making A Mistake

"While raising rates will accelerate a potential recession and a significant market correction, from the Fed’s perspective it might be the ‘lesser of two evils. Being caught near the “zero bound” at the onset of a recession leaves few options for the Federal Reserve to stabilize an economic decline. In other words, they already likely realize they are screwed."