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Adventures in Castro’s Cuba

By David Galland | The Passing Parade | December 02, 2016

Some years ago my then girlfriend, now wife, Deirdre and I set off to search Planet Earth for our personal paradise.

Cuba was one of the places we seriously considered.

My logic at the time—and this would be about 1995—was that Castro’s regime couldn’t last. And that once his heavy grip on the throat of the economy was released, the country’s natural charms and resources, sited as they are just 90 miles off the coast of Florida, would assure an entrepreneurially-minded individual (me) a solid chance of profiting.

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5 Reasons You Should Buy Trump Insurance—And It’s Not Trump’s Fault

By Olivier Garret | Articles | November 16, 2016

As the US licks its wounds after one of the most divisive elections in history, the markets appear to anticipate a positive economic outcome.

On the election night, the overnight futures markets plummeted with the expectations of a Clinton victory. But it didn’t take long for a rebound. By morning, the markets returned back to normal.

Lower taxes and a less regulated environment are good for the economy. And I hope Trump pulls it off. However, I am worried that what we see now is just a post-election honeymoon.

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