"Nobody goes there anymore because it's too crowded." - Yogi BerraIt takes a while for people to understand that time is money. But once they do, they don't often think about how certain times being busier than others should change their behavior. This activity is driven by work hours, business hours and social norms. A busy place can sometimes be a positive. Restaurants, bars and clubs can be a lot more fun with other people around. However, in other cases trying to do something at a busy time means full restaurants, traffic and long lines. People with flexible schedules should be on the lookout for opportunities to take advantage of peak times by either avoiding them or finding ways around them or anticipating them.
An early election could be triggered by a number of events. Failure of the current government to approve future conditions from the Troika during quarterly reviews in 2013 is one route. A gradual bleeding of MPs from ND, Pasok and Democratic Left, which would cause the current coalition to lose its majority, is another route.
The updated rules also ban dull, long speeches and fawning write-ups in the state newspapers, as the party tries to reshape its image.
To most people who look closely, it's very obvious that when Warren Buffett proposes an inheritance tax that he is advocating for policies that helps his company. He isn't planning on giving very much of his money away in a manner than can be taxed by the inheritance tax and he runs a businesses that benefits from the tax. One way he benefits from an inheritence tax is through his life insurance companies, which benefit from the tax because their policies can be used to transfer wealth while avoiding some of these taxes. Buffett's company is also in the business of buying businesses, and when smaller businesses must be sold to pay the inheritance tax after the death of a founder the companies who systematically acquire these businesses from forced sellers end up profiting.
They say that the winners of this prize have to be awarded it while they are still alive. Perhaps the judges thought that they better give the award to the European Union while they still could.
"The Fed is buying bonds in the secondary market.
In contrast, during the German hyper-inflation, government tax revenue was as low as 1% of government spending – the rest of the spending was done by printing money with no intent to collect the taxes needed to pay for it."