Wall Street Journal

Why Those Student Loans Aren't Getting Paid Off

Student loan money is so easy to come by that the students aren't even bothering to see if their degree program has the potential of providing relative ease in repaying loans. Student loans should be priced according to major.

Trump To Sign Executive Orders Undoing Dodd-Frank, "Fiduciary Rule"

President Trump will order a sweeping review of the Dodd-Frank Act rules enacted in response to the 2008 financial crisis, signing an executive action Friday designed to significantly scale back the regulatory system put in place in 2010. Trump also will halt another of Obama’s regulations known as the "fiduciary rule", hated by the financial industry, that requires advisers on retirement accounts to work in the best interests of their clients.

Who Are Those Refugees Australia Doesn't Want?

Whether there is an agreement to be had between the United States and Australia for the resettlement of Australia's interned population or not, it is clear that this deal had more to it than the Obama Administration - or the Turnbull government - wanted to admit.

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick: "The Best The Left Could Have Hoped For"

"From the point of view of the Left, Gorsuch may very well be the best they could have hoped for. The Left would be foolish to block this pick. I suspect relatively smooth sailing if Gorsuch handles himself well in senate hearings. But then again... there's Elizabeth Warren."

Destroying The "Wind & Solar Will Save Us" Delusion

The “Wind and Solar Will Save Us” story is based on a long list of misunderstandings and apples to oranges comparisons. Somehow, people seem to believe that our economy of 7.5 billion people can get along with a very short list of energy supplies. Unfortunately, a transition to such a short list of fuels can’t really work.

U.S. Travel Ban Puts Saudi Arabia In An Awkward Position

"The ban puts Saudi Arabia in an awkward position.  Saudi Arabia will be expected to take a position against it because some of the countries included in the ban like Sudan and Yemen are key allies and because it projects itself as leader of the Muslim world."

GoldCore's picture

the common currency and the Eurozone itself will not survive the financial and political turmoil already besetting the European monetary union and set to deepen in the coming months and years.