Money & Markets – 10.08.17

China establishes yuan-ruble payment system
Reuters | 12 October 2018

About Those “Hedonic Adjustments” to Inflation: Ignoring the Systemic Decline in Quality, Utility, Durability and Service
Charles Hugh Smith | 11 October 2017
Shrink-Flation by the Numbers…

Puerto Rico’s $74 Billion Burden Left It Helpless When Maria Hit
Bloomberg | 10 October 2017
Even More Amazing Coincidences..

Goldman: 65 percent chance that tax reform gets through
CNBC | 09 October 2017
Tax Reform Will be Approved…

What Was Going On With MGM Resorts In September?
Disobedient Media | 09 October 2017
Yet Another Amazing Coincidence….

After “Surreal” Feud Between Trump And Corker, “Tax Reform Is Dead. Full Stop”: Cowen
Zero Hedge | 09 October 2017
Tax Reform DOA…

AIG Sheds Too-Big-to-Fail Label in Victory for CEO, Icahn
Bloomberg | 29 September 2017
TBTF has a Crack….

With Little Cash, How Will Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Rebuild?
Governing | 04 October 2017
More Disaster Capitalism….