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RULE BRITANNIA and LONG LIVE THE BRITISH SAUSAGE!

Britain leaves but the big question is why? In the last 24 hours the whole future of Europe has turned on its head, the 50 Year EU Experiment is Bust! Is this the start of the fall of globalism? As a

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The Economics of Time & Money

Why do we feel like we never have enough time to do the things we want to do? Mostly it’s because we spend too much time trading time for money. If you had the ability to live off your own resources

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US Government Exporting Jobs To China! Is There Any Truth Behind Trump’s Comments?

Trump claims he can reverse the trade deficit and bring jobs back home to the good ole USA. Given this is a 30+ year problem, the big questions are: is it true and if it is true, why hasn’t any

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How Germany lost WWII and won the currency war

The Euro has significantly strengthened the German economy and in the process has slaughtered the economies of the Eurozone P.I.G.S. However, the opening salvos of a new conflict between the European Central Bank and the German Government have been fired.

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To Bail Out or Not to Bail Out – that is the Bank’s Question

Today the FDIC and the FED jointly announced that 5 of the biggest US banks are in a precarious position and failed their audits. In creating a bank that is “too big to fail” a bank can take more risks

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Do Trump and Sanders agree on how the Fed and Wall Street crippled the US economy?

The current presidential race seems to be divided not between Republican and Democrat but between the candidates that have been bought by Wall Street and the candidates who haven’t. Despite being about as polar opposite as you can get in

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Currency Wars: The Saga continues… Is there a disruption in the force of the Fed?

The oil-dollar nexus is one of the foundations of the world economy but lately there has been a disturbance in the force. A combination of old enemies and Islamic states are trying to break the balance. The US Dollar has

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The Fed and the phony numbers casino

There was a lot of discussion about the Fed raising rates in the press over the last few weeks and now it has finally happened. Many people are wondering why they have raised rates when the rest of the world

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The Great China Bubble: If It Bursts What Happens To The US?

There is a strange global phenomenon related to economic bubbles. When excess is at its peak someone always wants to build the tallest building in the world. In the US the first and most dramatic case was when in 1929,

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How to preserve wealth in financially unstable times.

When stock markets crash and the news headlines are full of doom and gloom, most of Wall Street talks about dollar cost averaging. i.e. if you continue to buy, you will buy at a cheaper and cheaper price, improving your

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