Once again the solution doesn't work. As with the Democrats' solution, the penalties are too low. In both the House and the Senate, trying to force people to buy insurance won't work because the penalty for not buying insurance is not stiff enough. The reason they aren't doing that is, politically, it is a losing proposition. This is why the Republicans never should have touched this issue. If they did not have the guts for outright repeal, they should have never done anything. They should have left it alone and the Democrats would have owned this disaster. The best thing the Republicans can do, politically, is do nothing. In this way any collapse cannot be attributed to ambiguity in the market.
Downward Pressures on the Dollar
Very big day in the market today; the most significant being the breakdown in both the NASDAQ composite and the U.S dollar.
The dollar was down sharply and broadly today, led lower by a rally in the euro
The catalyst for the euro rise was state