Posts Tagged ‘Financial’

  • Politics, Polls, and the Parasitocracy

    24.05.2017 • FranceComments Off on Politics, Polls, and the Parasitocracy

    Financial systems allow the Parasitocracy to feed itself through complicated tax codes, allocations, subsidies and wealth redistribution. While bankruptcy-proof bankers lend to incompetent governments and manipulable taxpayers, central banks remain silent...

  • Why You Should Bet on Bitcoin

    24.05.2017 • Great BritainComments Off on Why You Should Bet on Bitcoin

    Each time geopolitical turmoil pops up somewhere, the price of bitcoin spikes. Recent trouble in Venezuela and China are two examples. Each financial shock, crackdown or poor economic release has sent the bitcoin price higher.

  • Why You Should Be Suspicious of Portfolio Diversification

    18.05.2017 • Great BritainComments Off on Why You Should Be Suspicious of Portfolio Diversification

    Apart from being legally mandated to promote diversification, financial advisers benefit from it. It increases the amount of things they need to be doing for you and can charge you for. But does it work?

  • Is Trump a Modern-Day Caligula?

    18.05.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Is Trump a Modern-Day Caligula?

    After Caligula recovered from an illness, he started acting funny. He spent lavishly, running through the fortune left to him by Tiberius in just a few years. Then he took vanity to a whole new level by appearing in public dressed as Hercules or Apollo.

  • New Reports Reveal Alarming Cracks in Chinese Financial Markets

    11.05.2017 • Great BritainComments Off on New Reports Reveal Alarming Cracks in Chinese Financial Markets

    It’s interesting to think about how China has gone from being a production powerhouse to a housing bubble to a debt bubble in the space of only a few years. It took the Americans decades.

  • Smugglers Send Cost of Bitcoin Soaring

    10.05.2017 • Great BritainComments Off on Smugglers Send Cost of Bitcoin Soaring

    Bitcoin is nationless. Its payment infrastructure is decentralized. This means it challenges the US government’s control over the international financial infrastructure. Smuggling is alive and well in our modern world, and bitcoin is the currency of choice.

  • How Entitlements Court Global Chaos

    01.05.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on How Entitlements Court Global Chaos

    No politician, with an eye on the next election, is going to voluntarily take the hard decisions necessary to rein in debt and deficits. Therefore, it will be imposed on the electorate by brutal market forces, the same kind that have sent people into the

  • This September, Say Goodbye to Privacy

    27.04.2017 • GermanyComments Off on This September, Say Goodbye to Privacy

    In an attempt to "combat tax evasion", the OECD plans to launch a program that will allow any bank in any developed nation to see your full financial history. If you've diversified overseas or want to, this WILL affect you.

  • The Cart Is Before the Horse

    26.04.2017 • Great BritainComments Off on The Cart Is Before the Horse

    Politics and retirement planning rule the stock-market instead of just investing in it. This means stock-market crashes are now prohibited. They’ve become too important.

  • Your Ticket to the Island of the Blissful

    26.04.2017 • GermanyComments Off on Your Ticket to the Island of the Blissful

    While the rest of Europe is in a wild storm of economic backstabbing and political backscratching, you should simply pull up the drawbridge in this small oasis and leave your worries behind.

  • Central Banks Abruptly Change Course

    25.04.2017 • Great BritainComments Off on Central Banks Abruptly Change Course

    The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan’s recent activity has masked that the Federal Reserve is turning the worm. Others will follow. If, or when, central banks on the whole start to reverse their policies, all sorts of new phenomenon could begin.

  • Can’t Afford Something? The Government Should Pay

    24.04.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on Can’t Afford Something? The Government Should Pay

    Whinge, bloody whinge. Nothing is more certain to get a politician’s attention than the crocodile tears of the so-called progressives. We’ll find another pocket to pick to soothe your concerns…there, there, you poor, hard-done-by progressive who wants

  • A Technology Has Surfaced That Will Transform the Financial World

    17.04.2017 • United StatesComments Off on A Technology Has Surfaced That Will Transform the Financial World

    In 1971, Ray Tomlinson sent the first email. At the time, nobody understood its significance in the technological revolution. On September 7, 2016, our analysts noticed another blip on the radar - a new Tomlinson event.