In a trader's letter at Seeking Alpha, Nell Sloane says, “the prospect for protectionism and tariffs turning into currency wars, which then have a tendency to turn into hot wars, it is largely apparent this week things have certainly escalated.” Jonathan Hillman of CSIS says about tariffs and trade wars: “the hazards could be even greater than anyone wants to admit. As protectionist sentiment rises, so does the risk of war.” Will trade wars become real wars? “Trade wars” are
A few months ago, China's President Xi said: "We must refrain from seeking dominance and reject the zero-sum game, we must refrain from 'beggar thy neighbor' and reject power politics or hegemony while the strong bully the weak." The Zero-Sum Game he's talking about is in trade. China and the U.S. have placed or threatened tariffs on each other's goods. Some are calling that a "trade war." As noted before, trade is a Positive-Sum Game. Both sides are better off from trade, or
Thank you to all who made The 24th Name the #1 new release in Kindle Singles Fiction: Here's Chapter One: When I knocked on the door, a guy pulled it open and blinked into the sunshine. He shaded his eyes and found my face. “No girls?” he asked.
He thought he knew me, which happens a lot. I’m mostly average. A little taller. More scars. But overall, mostly average.
I look like a lot of guys. Including somebody this guy was expecting.
I took advantage and pushed the door
I wrote a new short thriller called The 24th Name. It's the #1 new release in Kindle Singles fiction: Here's what early readers said:
"Just read it in one sitting - a thinking man's Jack Reacher or a real awareness campaign. You've managed to tell two stories from within another story and that outer story is going to get spread around. Well Done!"
"I found the story moved along very well. Enough action to keep me interested . . . it describes in so much detail the fight