As much as I like gold, I’m not the biggest fan of the golden parachute. I’m hard-pressed to think of another stratum of society in which workers are richly compensated regardless of their abject failure at doing their job.
With 66 percent of Americans supporting the legalization of marijuana, this has the potential to become the biggest year yet in the grand scheme of U.S. cannabis policy reform.
There are an estimated six billion ounces of gold in the world, worth more than $7 trillion – a whole lot of value contained in a precious resource with a limited supply.And yet, we didn’t hear much about gold in the mainstream media when the price got trapped in a tight range for most of 2018.
As a company, Amazon has utterly transformed the way consumers buy and retailers sell just about every type of product in America. Whether the success has trickled down to Amazon’s quarter-million employees is debatable, though
When U.S. Treasury yield curves flatten and then invert, that’s considered an alarm bell – the metaphorical canary in the coal mine, if you will – of an impending economic and market downturn.
Social media commentators frequently make jokes about the “Plunge Protection Team” saving the U.S. stock market from collapse every time it dips, but I suspect that most of them don’t even know what the Plunge Protection Team is, or whether it even exists. It is a real entity, or only a conspiracy theory?
For Furloughed Workers, the Government Recommends Doing Handyman Work for Rent and Hiring a Personal Attorney
With the government shutdown likely to continue into the new year, the ripple effect is being felt by Main Street while our elected leaders squabble over border wall funding and other issues.
As a former public, private, and charter school teacher at multiple grade levels, I’ve experienced the gamut of classroom experiences that the American educational system has to offer. And unfortunately, given my personal experiences along with those of others and the available research data, I’m obliged to give the currently existing system a failing grade.