Ron Paul

Intensifying Risk Aversion

January 20, 2016

Share prices closed down 4.1% in Hong Kong, 3.7% (or 632 points) in Japan, 3.0% in Singapore, 2.3% in South Korea, 2.0% in Taiwan, 1.7% in India, 1.5% in China, 1.4% in Indonesia and 1.3% in Australia.  Equity declines today in Europe so far amount to 6.8% in Greece, 3.2% in France, 3.1% in Switzerland, […] More

Texans and the Dollar

August 15, 2011

When Texans have been in a position of high authority, bad things invariably seem to happen to the dollar, so my reaction to Governor Rick Perry’s entry into the Republican race was “there we go again.”  For the record, Texas is America’s second most populous state, yet Texans have exerted a disproportionate influence over U.S. […] More