Wild Tiger On The Loose In Houston Area Belongs To Murder Suspect Out On Bond Since 2017
A tiger that was seen roaming loose in a Houston area neighborhood over the weekend has yet to be located – but its owner has been identified and arrested.
The exotic animal reportedly belongs to a man named Victor Cuevas, who was out of jail on bond on an “unrelated murder charge”, according to local ABC affiliates. “Cuevas is accused of shooting and killing a man in July 2017 and is out on a $125,000 bond,” the report reads.
Economics professor Doug Allen wanted to know why so many early models used to create COVID-19 lockdown policies turned out to be highly incorrect. What he found was that a great majority were based on false assumptions and “tended to over-estimate the benefits and under-estimate the costs.” He found it troubling that policies such as total lockdowns were based on those models.
“They were built on a set of assumptions. Those assumptions turned out to be really
NRA In Peril After Judge Rejects Bankruptcy Filing
The NRA was dealt a serious blow on Tuesday after a Texas judge tossed the gun rights organization’s bid to declare bankruptcy, saying it was filed in “bad faith” in an effort to dodge litigation in New York.
Judge Harlin Hale tossed the case after New York Attorney General Letitia James and others questioned how legitimate the January 15th bankruptcy filing was, according to a report by Law 360.
#BREAKING: A judge has ruled in our favor and rejected the @NRA‘s attempt to claim bankruptcy and reorganize in Texas.
Three Places Where “Permanently” Higher Inflation Could Come From
Tomorrow we get a CPI number which according to consensus at least, will be historic: it will be the first 0.3% sequential increase in core (not the much higher headline) prices this century…
Hedge Funds Descend On Puerto Rico As Biden Tax Threat Looms
With President Biden and the Democrats on the warpath to separate the richest Americans from their income, hedge funds managers are starting to expand into Puerto Rico – leaving open the possibility of relocating to the island to obtain huge tax breaks, according to Bloomberg.
Both ExodusPoint Capital Management and Millennium Management have opened local subsidiaries on the island, according to local records. ExodusPoint, headed by Michael Gelband, created a money-management in Puerto Rico on behalf of co-founder Hyung Soon Yee, who moved there last year.
The three largest economies by GDP are the US, China, and Japan. These are also the largest country stock markets by aggregate market cap. By our count, US-headquartered stocks add up to $44T in equity value, Chinese (and Hong Kong) stocks add up to $17.3T, and Japanese stocks add up to $6.5T. Meanwhile, Vanguard’s Total World Stock ETF allocates 57% to US stocks, 5% to Chinese stocks, and 7% to Japanese stocks.
Figure 1: GDP, Aggregate Market Size, and Vanguard (VT) Fund Weighing