I would guess because they profit too. Higher costs doesn't necessarily mean lower profits for them if they can pass them on.
Good to know. Thanks.
A term invented by 'white' people to describe everyone else.
Without contradicting anything you've said, the fact of speed limits seems to be that they are the government mandated "flow of traffic" speed minus 10mph or more. Average speed of the fast lane routinely exceeds the limit in fair weather, and people don't seem to slow down much below the limit in the rain. In a way this makes sense because relative speed between vehicles is a big factor in safety, ie it's safer for everybody to go 70 than for some people to go 60 whilst others are going 25.
Agree about the Yuan, but then what can we do?
But I don't see how this is specific to the US. Commodities like food and oil have been increasing in price relative to other currencies, too. Chinese, particularly in the east, have a considerably better standard of living than their ancestors, so they're getting richer.
Are you saying they would be better off without foreign trade at all or just the US?
I'm guessing that the majority of the apps sold, as opposed to installed, are games and that those games are worth the most money.
Mobile gamers seem to prefer iPhone to Android. They're probably right. There are probably more/better games. But is it a better platform than most Android phones? I think we may see a shift. Historically gamers have not preferred Apple.
There's no need to tax wealth. We already tax the profits from wealth as either income or capital gains.
As far as stashing money overseas, I would argue the whole tax code needs a reboot. Too many incentives, disincentives, and loopholes have been created by special interests over the years.
I think the point was that raising income taxes doesn't hit the wealthy as hard as an increase in capital gains. GP is right about that.
I always find these rich "tax me more" guys disingenuous. Maybe that's the wrong word. I mean I believe Buffett is willing to pay more taxes, but who elected him king of the millionaires?
One wonders why, if raising taxes on
We need a Godwin's Law for Taliban references.
Um we did vote them out. We voted out some Demopubs and got some Republocrats How's that two party system workin for ya?
Who's saying millionaire's are struggling? All I heard was that higher taxes is bad for the economy.
Um, the chinese are getting richer.
Is there a case of someone making less deceptive currency and that being ok with the USG?
Something makes me think they would not be ok with that...