The Deficit Shrinks Again

 

You might remember some years back when the U.S. budget deficit was one of the biggest political issues on the campaign trail. Yet this year, after one Republican debate and a lot of jockeying for political position, the subject seems to have gone away. Why?

The most probable reason is that the U.S. has […]

Devaluation Panic

Investors across the globe were sent into a panic recently when the Chinese Central Bank devaluated the nation’s currency, the yuan. The U.S. market lost more than 1% of its total value, oil prices fell and global shares plummeted on news that China decided to make its currency two percent cheaper than it was before.

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“Grexit” Vote Coming

Any way you look at it, the standoff between the nation of Greece and the leaders of the European Union is a mess. But it may not be quite the problem that the press is making it out to be.

In case you haven’t been following the story, the gist of it is that the […]

Is it the right time to go off the grid?

The world is buzzing about the latest innovation by Elon Musk, founder of the Tesla battery-powered cars. Soon you’ll be able to hang a 220-pound battery on the wall of your garage, hook it up to solar panels, and cut the electrical wires to your house. The solar panels will give you electricity and […]