Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Why don’t foreign investors take fright more often?

BACK in the days of the gold standard, central bankers were very concerned about the views of international investors. They believed that maintaining the value of their currencies would reassure creditors. That is why they were so resistant to the idea of floating currencies. Georges Bonnet, a French finance minister, put it best Who would be prepared to lend with ...

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ICE chief warns illegal immigration ‘not going to be OK anymore’: report

Acting ICE director Thomas Homan addresses the White House briefing in Washington in 2017. He said this week he will not back down from enforcing immigration laws.  (Reuters) In a fiery speech to hundreds of law enforcement officers, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement excoriated the political enablers of illegal immigration on Wednesday, saying he’ll “never back ...

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