Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

What is MS-13, the violent gang Trump vowed to target?

What is MS-13? MS-13 is associated with a spate of brutal and violent killings. How did the gang originate, and how widespread are its members? One of President Trump’s main goals in office is to combat the notoriously violent MS-13 gang. The gang, responsible for dozens of gruesome deaths throughout the U.S., was designated a “priority” last year by the ...

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Financial markets abhor an equilibrium

THE recent volatility in the stockmarket has come as a shock in part because equities have been performing well for an extended period. Share prices have been on a broadly upward trend ever since the spring of 2009. That follows the long bull market of 1982 to 2000. As the chart shows (on a log scale), there has been a ...

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