LIBERAL democracies, while not exactly on the brink of a descent into fascism, are facing a period of crisis. Tomorrow, when Americans go to the polls, one of the major-party candidates will be a man whose campaign has dispensed with the notion that its talking points should bear any resemblance to truth, and who has… Continue reading How strong are the institutions of liberal societies?
IT HAS been a turbulent year for airlines in Europe. A slowdown in the growth of demand for air travel across the continent has hit both passenger volumes and fare levels. Last month, Europe’s two biggest low-cost carriers, Ryanair of Ireland and easyJet of Britain, slashed their profit forecasts following the post-referendum fall in the… Continue reading Ryanair wants to control even more of Europe’s aviation market
There is no doubt that the ability to control cash flow can make or break your trucking business, whether you are an independent owner/operator or the proud owner of a fleet. Buying float time with the use of credit cards or going to the banker to request a business line of credit are not the… Continue reading Working with Truck Factoring & Freight Bill Factoring Companies
Gamblers seem to think Donald Trump is a 3-1 outsider to win the election on Tuesday. The Predictit market has Hillary Clinton on 77% (where 100% is certainty). But what does that really tell us? On June 21, two days before the British referendum on the EU, Betfair was implying odds of 75% for Remain and… Continue reading Should we have faith in the predictive power of gambling markets?
FOR decades, when asked to imagine the technology of the future, the stock answer has been flying cars. In reality, the passage of time has brought us innovations of a sort we never foresaw: the ability to send information instantaneously to the other side of the world, to look up any known fact with the… Continue reading Uber plans for the arrival of flying cars
You have the dream, the know-how and skills. You may even already have clients and customers. But to grow, you require money. As a small business, it can be challenging to find the necessary funds to help build your enterprise. Funding for business must be sought creatively. The Halo Capital Group can help put lenders… Continue reading Small Business Funding Group: Alternative Options for Companies in the US
I think we need to make it bigger STEALTH fighter jets are designed to be as furtive as possible and sneak through radar without being noticed. China’s new J-20 stealth fighter demanded plenty of attention as it roared over the heads of spectators during its public debut at the Zhuhai air show this week. The… Continue reading China’s big aerospace ambitions are delayed