39 PLEASE NOTE: All the news articles listed in this section can be ac- cessed by going to the online version of this Wrap Up at: www.Solari. com then use the search function to locate the items. 83 Beat the Street • The Rising Tone of Private Equity v Public Environmental Myths and Car Sales • U.S. Car Sales Are Tanking and Inventories Are Rising • Harvey Wrecks Up to a Million Cars in Car-Dependent Houston US Dollar • The Fed has Become the Dollar’s ‘Biggest Problem’ • The Demise of the Dollar: Don’t Hold Your Breath • Putin Orders End to Trade in US Dollars at Russian Seaports • Petro Dollar Under Attack: Backstory U.S. Budget Hot Potato • DOD and HUD Missing Money: Supporting Documentation • GOP Gave Trump No Choice But to Cut Bad Deal on Debt Limit • The Imperial City’s Fiscal Waterloo E. Financial Control • DOD and HUD Missing Money: Supporting Documentation • HUD Secretary Dr. Carson finds a Mere Half a Trillion in Errors… • The Entity Controlling The Economic System Is Much Larger Than The Fed: Rob Kirby II. Global 3.0 Rising • How Our Lives Will Change Dramatically in 20 Years A. Amazoned • Amazon Is Trying to Control the Underlying Infrastructure of Our Economy • Whole Foods Shareholders Approve $13.7bn Amazon Deal • Amazon Takes Over Whole Foods Market • Grocery Bonds Plunge As Amazon Slashes Whole Foods Prices • Amazon’s Victims: These Stocks have Lost $70 Billion so Far this Year • Wall Street Flat as Home Improvement Retail- ers Get Amazoned B. Automation • Alibaba’s Unmanned & Cashless Store Using Face Recognition • Former ‘Plunge Protection Team’ Member Warns “Blockchain Is Freaking Governments Out” • Former Glencore Traders Launch Concen- trates Trading Platform • Apple App Store’s Chinese Customers Get New Way to Pay for Purchases C. 5G is Coming • List of U.S. State Bills Streamlining Wireless Small Cells/DAS/Nodes on Rights Of Way • Child With Heart Problems From Wireless: 5G Health Risks California SB 649 Hearing • A New Strategy to Push Back Against the Dangerous Spread of Smart Meters and 5G Technology D. Surveillance Capitalism • Walmart Developing Facial Recognition Tech to Spot Upset Patrons • US Firm Plans to Fit Employees with Micro- chip Implant • YouTube Moves To Censor “Controversial” Content – Brings ADL On Board As Flagger III. How Will Investors Handle the Transition? • Silicon Valley Under Attack Both from With- in and Without • High-Priced U.S. Stocks Are Still the Best In- vestment, Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle Says • Howard Marks Sounds The Alarm On ETFs And Passive Investing, Again • Apple’s Bonds Are Acting More and More Like Government Debt IV. Inside the Pressure Cooker: Will We Expand or Shrink the Pie? A. Return on Investment to Taxpayers: Will It Turn Positive Or More Negative? • Obamacare is Officially Destroying the Economy & Has Reached 60% of Total Retail Sales • 74 Disasters Declared by FEMA in 2017 Before Hurricane Season