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America’s First Trillion Dollar Bureaucracy

America’s First Trillion Dollar Bureaucracy

America’s First Trillion Dollar Bureaucracy by Chris Edwards, Foundation For Economic Education And the Winner Is… The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is America’s first 1 trillion dollar bureaucracy. HHS will spend $1.1 trillion in 2016, which is […]

U.S. Dividend Strategies Are Shining

U.S. Dividend Strategies Are Shining

All dividend payers are not created equal—it’s a conclusion we’ve come to almost a decade after launching our first dividend-focused Indexes. Different types of dividend payers will have a tendency to perform differently as the market environment ebbs and flows. […]

Obamacare Windfall for Insurers

A $5 Billion Obamacare Windfall for Insurers?

A $5 Billion Obamacare Windfall for Insurers? Oregon’s health insurance co-operative is yet another Obamacare failure. It squandered taxpayer-backed handouts and loans, disappointed its customers and now has shuttered its operations. But with an audacity that would make even Donald […]

Gold Is Not All That Glitters

Another one bites the dust. More primaries concluded last night, with Marco Rubio dropping from the race and Trump taking all but one of the states up for grabs. On the other side of the aisle, Clinton grew her lead […]

The US Dollar Outlook: Peak Dollar?

The US Dollar Outlook: Peak Dollar?

The US Dollar Outlook: Peak Dollar? by Axel Merk – Merk Investments Is the US dollar’s seemingly relentless rise in recent years coming to an end? What are the implications not only for the greenback, but other currencies and markets […]