Mike Kinkoph

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Here's How China Is Trying To Dodge Its Own Great Recession

The multi-trillion dollar question, literally, for investors these days is, “How poorly is the Chinese economy performing?”<p>The globe’s second largest …

I became a millionaire in my 30s, and here's the best advice I can give you about investing

In their 50s or 60s they realize they'll need to work until they're so old and sick that they just can't work anymore. This is a s----- life, and I want something better for you.<p>I just read the book "The Millionaire Fastlane" by MJ DeMarco. He talks about two ways to build wealth: the slow lane, …

Investing

Okinawa sues Tokyo in bid to stop U.S. base relocation

TOKYO (AP) — Local authorities on Okinawa have filed a lawsuit against the central government in a bid to stop the relocation of a U.S. air base on the southern Japanese island.<p>Okinawa says the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism illegally suspended the prefectural governor's …

In Okinawa, protesters dig in as work proceeds to relocate U.S. Marine base

By Anna Fifield<p>, Bureau chief<p>HENOKO, Japan — Neither snow nor cancer nor the threat of another arrest keeps Hiroji Yamashiro from protesting against the planned expansion of a U.S. Marine Corps base on the Japanese island of Okinawa.<p>Every day, he arranges anywhere from a few dozen to a few hundred …

Japan

British Columbia’s Carbon Tax is Working

A few weeks ago, the global powers that be wrapped up the climate summit (COP21) in Paris, coming out of it with a treaty that some say won’t be …

Fossil Fuels

Solar Is Proving Its National Lobbying Strength. Should It Be Used to Promote a Carbon Tax?

With progress at the Paris climate talks and the extension of the federal Investment Tax Credit, the solar industry should turn its political will to …

Making a fair deal on carbon

Last month, 196 countries reached a landmark consensus agreement in Paris to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to slow global warming, …

Cliff Mass Is Wrong About the Carbon Tax and Seattle's Liberals

Cliff Mass' enthusiasm and optimism for the revenue-neutral carbon tax initiative is a bit much. It's hard for a socialist like myself to believe …

Seattle

Washington Is Getting Close To Enacting The First Carbon Tax In The U.S.

This argument is currently playing out in Washington State, where two groups are battling over what type of climate measure the state should adopt …

What Should We Do With The Money From Taxing 'Bads'?

What do indoor tanning, shopping bags, junk food, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, “gas-guzzling” cars, ozone-depleting chemicals, sugary drinks, marijuana, gasoline, coal, carbon-containing fuels, and financial transactions have in common? Taxes that discourage them. The United States taxes indoor …

A Carbon Tax on Meat?

A tax on carbon-intensive ground beef could make you think twice about eating a burger for dinner. But is it enough to make you eat a salad …

University of Oxford

2016 Guide To College Financial Aid, The FAFSA And CSS Profile

<b>Please view the updated 2017 version of this guide for important updates and changes.</b><p>Unfortunately, almost everything you’ve read about college financial aid is probably wrong. New rules affecting when and how students apply for financial aid will impact families and colleges over the next few …

College & University

Switzerland might be ending banking as we know it

I can pretty much guarantee you that the biggest story not being covered in the traditional business press right now is that Switzerland is holding a referendum later this year to consider ending fractional reserve banking (!).<p>Yes, you read that correctly. That paragon of the banking industry is …

Great Depression

So what is a negative interest rate?

Reuters Right Now<p>« Previous Post<p>Twitter Collection: The Challenger explosion, 30 years on<p>Next Post »<p>But who is ‘pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli?<p>No comments so far<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is …

Opinion: Bill Ackman actually had a point with his index fund bubble theory

A lot of mutual fund investors heard the phrase “index fund bubble” for the first time this week.<p>Without knowing what one is, what it could look like …

Comparing the Latte Macchiato and the Flat White

The difference is in the details<p>Our new Latte Macchiato and signature Flat White are pure, simple espresso creations with two simple ingredients. The …

Venezuela is on the brink of a complete economic collapse

The only question now is whether Venezuela's government or economy will completely collapse first.<p>The key word there is "completely." Both are well into their death throes. Indeed, Venezuela's ruling party just lost congressional elections that gave the opposition a veto-proof majority, and it's …

Venezuela

America, land of gun lovers? Statistics show that's a myth.

<b>To the editor:</b> Matt Welch should refrain from citing statistics that refute his point of view. For example, he asserts that "the American people" do not share former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's anti-gun principles. ("Ted Cruz is right—most New York values don't work for the rest of …

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

Time Management

The Perfect Way To Time The Market

January’s financial dumpster fire torched nearly every portfolio on the planet. Easy to say, “buy the dip” but harder to do effectively. Most portfolios underperform the stock market at large because investors sell low, only to buy higher later!<p>Except for DRIP investors, that is. They scale up …