American Consequences - July 2018

CONTENTS

JULY 2018 : ISSUE 13

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AMERICAN CONSEQUENCES

4 Inside This Issue

56 Reading The Wealth of Nations All the Way Through BY P.J. O'ROURKE 62 Unusual Vacations for Next to Nothing BY DR. DAVID EIFRIG 68 Read This: What I'm Reading This Summer 70 Read This: Get Me a Quote on That: Book Edition COMPILED BY P.J. O'ROURKE 72 Populism’s Corrupt Core BY JAMES A. GOLDSTON

BY CHRIS GAARDE

6 Letter From the Editor BY P.J. O'ROURKE

Editor in Chief: P.J. O’Rourke Editorial Director: Carli Flippen Managing Editor: Steven Longenecker Contributing Editors: Roddy Boyd, Turney Duff, Dr. David Eifrig, Mohamed A. El-Erian, James A. Goldston, John Podhoretz, Robert Kiyosaki, Buck Sexton, Philip Terzian Newswire Editors: Scott Garliss, John Gillin, Greg Diamond Assistant Editors: Chris Gaarde, Laura Greaver Creative Director: Erica Wood Cartoon Director: Frank Stansberry Contributing Cartoonists: George Booth, Mick Stevens General Manager: Jamison Miller Advertising: Sam DeCroes, Jared Kelly, Jill Peterson Editorial feedback: feedback@ americanconsequences.com

12 What Moved the Market

14 What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

16 From Our Inbox

COMPILEDBYSTEVEN LONGENECKER

20 Wall Street: Summer Reading BY TURNEY DUFF

26 3 Books That Aren't About Investing, Which Every Investor Should Read BY P.J. O'ROURKE 34 What Our Readers are Reading BY YOU 40 Books That Had an Impact on Us BY US

76 A “Reagan Moment” for International Trade?

BY MOHAMED A. EL-ERIAN

80 Acadia Pharmaceuticals Is Not a Pharmaceuticals Company BY RODDY BOYD

42 A Conversation With... ROBERT KIYOSAKI 48 Business Best-Sellers BY PHILIP TERZIAN 52 Not So Great Expectations BY JOHN PODHORETZ

86 The Final Word

BY BUCK SEXTON

90 Featured Contributors

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