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As Trump tweets, so goes the market

To paraphrase a famous cliché, “As Trump tweets, so goes the stock market.” Last Thursday, Japanese car maker Toyota’s stock plummeted following a Donald Trump tweet critical of the company’s announcement it was opening a plant in Mexico which would produce Corollas to be sold in the U.S. This was only the latest incidence of various companies’ stocks rising or ...

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Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Open Letter To Obama

Competitive Enterprise Institute has drafted an open letter to President Obama outlining their suggestions to move America back in the direction of freedom and prosperity. Let us hope he reads and heeds it. “Dear President Obama, We at the Competitive Enterprise Institute wish to congratulate you on your victory. We look forward to working with you and your administration on ...

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Capitalism and Hard Work Helped China, But Occupiers Don’t Know That

With the rise of the Occupy Wall Street movement permeating the American political landscape like a virus, we see a visceral hatred of free markets and capitalism.  We see signs that say “F your unpaid internship” and “Eat the Rich” displayed by people on the far left who seek to destroy out current form of government and implement a socialist ...

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ACTA – Is It Worse Than SOPA?

. The online community was in an uproar about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).  SOPA caused Wikipedia and Reddit blacked out their sites, Google ‘redacted’ their logo, and even some members of congress blacked out their House.gov websites. The outcry was due to the internet censorship that could have resulted from the SOPA legislation.  The backlash caused bill sponsors ...

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