Posts Tagged ‘government’

  • You Won’t Recognize Brexit by the Time EU Negotiations Stop

    21.02.2018 • United KingdomComments Off on You Won’t Recognize Brexit by the Time EU Negotiations Stop

    In a twist I did not see coming, cooperation on intelligence and policing entered the Brexit debate. Supposedly there’s a chance the likes of Europol and European intelligence agencies won’t work as closely with the UK under Brexit. This shows that EU

  • Corporate Bad Loans Are Draining the Indian Government

    21.02.2018 • IndiaComments Off on Corporate Bad Loans Are Draining the Indian Government

    With a very low rate of recovery of bad loans, this means that the government, the major owner of public sector banks, has had to infuse fresh capital into these banks. By the end of 2018, the government would have infused a total capital of Rs 2,19,718

  • What Pumping Asset Prices Has Done for the Everyman

    16.02.2018 • United StatesComments Off on What Pumping Asset Prices Has Done for the Everyman

    Some areas have done well – boosted by the pumping up of asset prices going on for the last 30 years. The number of multimillionaire has surged. The average man, however, has not gained a penny. The latest figures show that a man over 25 earns an average

  • The Real Driver of the Crypto World

    07.02.2018 • United KingdomComments Off on The Real Driver of the Crypto World

    If you want to predict the price future of cryptocurrencies, watch governments. Their policies that create demand for cryptos, and their policies to adopt them.

  • The Death Star Is Heading for the U.S. Economy

    05.02.2018 • United StatesComments Off on The Death Star Is Heading for the U.S. Economy

    Markets go up and down. This market will go down, no doubt about it. If not now, later. That would be nothing new. But there’s more to the story: In addition to plunges for stocks and bonds, the entire financial system is headed for a long, painful

  • 10-Year Treasury Yield Tops Off at 2.7%.

    30.01.2018 • United StatesComments Off on 10-Year Treasury Yield Tops Off at 2.7%.

    Treasury prices have been in retreat for a year and a half. And Treasury yields – which move in the opposite direction to prices – have doubled since their lows in July 2016.Has an epic credit-tightening cycle finally begun?

  • The Most Basic Form of Capitalism Is Dying

    30.01.2018 • FranceComments Off on The Most Basic Form of Capitalism Is Dying

    Real capitalism is a myth. Savings and capital exist on the other hand, but they are manipulated, commandeered and drowned in monetary creation.

  • The U.S. Fake-Money Fantasy Is About to Enter a Grim Stage

    29.01.2018 • United StatesComments Off on The U.S. Fake-Money Fantasy Is About to Enter a Grim Stage

    The reason given for any growth at all was “strong consumer spending.” How could consumers spend money they didn’t have? Simple: the “growth” was fake. It was not real growth of incomes or output… but of using up precious reserves.

  • Cameron: Oops, I Guess Brexit Isn’t That Bad

    26.01.2018 • United KingdomComments Off on Cameron: Oops, I Guess Brexit Isn’t That Bad

    Lakshmi Mittal, whose surname means “metal” in German, owns a huge stake in the world’s largest steel-making company and is based in Britain. Cameron privately told him that Brexit has “turned out less badly than we first thought.” But his comments

  • What These U.S. Political Scandals Mean for the Rest of the World

    24.01.2018 • United KingdomComments Off on What These U.S. Political Scandals Mean for the Rest of the World

    A scandal is being kept from you. It exposes the true nature of government. And who really runs it. Given it’s the global superpower we’re talking about, a breakdown of trust in the US political system would have implications for everyone around the

  • Bregret Dissipates as the EU Blunders

    24.01.2018 • United KingdomComments Off on Bregret Dissipates as the EU Blunders

    After eight years of this bailout nonsense, you have to wonder whether it was worth it. The Greeks must look at places like Iceland and Ireland and wonder what they did to deserve the troika for so long. It would’ve been better to default, devalue and begin

  • The Rosetta Stone Could Demolish Our Financial System

    24.01.2018 • United KingdomComments Off on The Rosetta Stone Could Demolish Our Financial System

    Without debt, our economy would grind to a halt. We are now reliant on financial markets for the basic necessities of life. In the coming debt jubilee, you need to be positioned very carefully to avoid paying for other people’s relief.

  • Bond Markets Are Clashing in a Perfect Storm

    16.01.2018 • United KingdomComments Off on Bond Markets Are Clashing in a Perfect Storm

    The fall in the value of bonds comes at exactly the wrong time. Just when funds begin selling out of bonds to pay out retirement incomes of baby boomers, those bonds will become worth less.

  • You Can’t Get Rid of Taxes

    16.01.2018 • IndiaComments Off on You Can’t Get Rid of Taxes

    Every year, before the annual budget is presented, suggestions are made to scrap the income tax paid by individuals. The logic typically offered is that the individual income tax forms a very small part of the total taxes collected by the government, and

  • The Problem With Trump’s Sh*thole Theory

    16.01.2018 • United StatesComments Off on The Problem With Trump’s Sh*thole Theory

    When we first caught wind of President Trump’s “sh*thole” comment, we were outraged. We thought he was talking about our hometown.We were, of course, relieved when we realized that our president was referring to foreign sh*tholes… not those in the

  • Brexit Makes an About Face

    16.01.2018 • United KingdomComments Off on Brexit Makes an About Face

    Rather than opposing Brexit, Remainers will move to co-opt it into their view of the world. That’s why having a bunch of Remainers at the head of Brexit Britain isn’t a contradiction. Brexit doesn’t determine policy direction.

  • State-Owned Air India Is Crashing and Burning

    16.01.2018 • IndiaComments Off on State-Owned Air India Is Crashing and Burning

    The government owned airline Air India has been losing a lot of money over the years. Take a look at this table, which lists out the obscene losses of the airline over the last few years

  • DC Defector Offers Sickening Insight into the Swamp

    10.01.2018 • United StatesComments Off on DC Defector Offers Sickening Insight into the Swamp

    For more insight into how Donald J. Trump or Oprah would govern, we turn to one of the insiders – a Deep State operative and former Swamp critter who has gone straight, Jimmy Williams.

  • Three Warning Signs of the Rise of Dictatorships

    13.12.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Three Warning Signs of the Rise of Dictatorships

    You might like to think we’re all fine, in Blighty – after all, we’ve not had a dictator since Oliver Cromwell. But there are three very worrying trends, and they’re all pointing in the same direction: social division, hate speech, and surveillance.

  • Accusations Fly in the Brexit Negotiations

    13.12.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Accusations Fly in the Brexit Negotiations

    The accusation made by all sides is that Davis is backtracking on the deal covering the Irish border and the divorce bill. The EU, the media, and politicians in Ireland are in uproar. The tweets, statements, comments, blogs, columns and articles were fired in

  • Invest in the Death of Democracy

    12.12.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Invest in the Death of Democracy

    I remember vividly the shock I felt when I first lost a grandparent. A reliable part of my world was suddenly taken from me, never to return – and it took me a long time to readjust. Today, investors need to prepare for the same sense of grief and

  • Bank Bail-Ins Will Scam Indian Taxpayers

    11.12.2017 • IndiaComments Off on Bank Bail-Ins Will Scam Indian Taxpayers

    If the government keeps rescuing banks what is the signal they are sending out to bank managers and borrowers? That it is okay to lend money irresponsibly given that governments and taxpayers will inevitably come to their rescue.

  • The Media Crackdown on Bitcoin Is Dubbed “Fake News”

    04.12.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Media Crackdown on Bitcoin Is Dubbed “Fake News”

    Bitcoin is no disease. It has very real benefits that no Dutch tulip could match. Perhaps the media’s militant bitcoin bashing is the real bubble here. Skepticism is still more powerful than the bitcoin boom in the mainstream world. As an expert on

  • One Example of How a Good and Simple Tax Should Work

    21.11.2017 • IndiaComments Off on One Example of How a Good and Simple Tax Should Work

    India's Tax System Needs an Immediate Reform