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AFTER BREXIT - Global Financial System

"Brexit or no, former central banker says global financial system needs fixes" PBS NewsHour 7/7/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The pound and European markets took big hits when the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU.  Economics correspondent Paul S...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 11, 2016

EUROPEAN UNION - Brexit

"Brexit, Cameron resignation signal momentous change for UK" PBS NewsHour 6/24/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Great Britain voted 52 to 48 percent Thursday to become the first nation to leave the European Union.  The vote prompted Prime Minister Davi...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 27, 2016

BRITAIN - Common Sense Looses on EU Vote

IMHO:  The vote by British citizens is a big mistake.  It is a win for paranoia, misplaced nationalism, and prejudice.  Britain was much stronger as a member of the EU.  Having said that, the British citizens have the right to the...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 24, 2016

Brexit And Your Money!

Will 'Brexit' be a net positive or negative for U.S. real estate?Now that the 'Brexit' vote is in the books and 'Leave' the EU side is the victor, what might this mean for U.S. real estate? Some facts we know...- Global Stock Markets Are Swooning!- T...
by The Political Commentator on Jun 24, 2016

Consider The Benefits to Working Abroad!

Consider The Benefits to Working Abroad! DEBT According to the Institution of College Access and Success, the average loan for 2015 graduates was around $24,000. The average U.S household is around $130,000 in debt, with an additional $15,000 in cred...
by The White Report on Apr 7, 2016

HIDING MONEY - Exposé!

"SHELL COMPANIES EXPOSED" by Kevin G. Hall and Marisa Taylor, San Diego Union-Tribune 4/4/2016NOTE:  The contents comes from the online version of the newspaper, so there are no links to article.Huge document leak reveals how the wealthy, powerf...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 4, 2016

Organizing this planet in the 21st century

As he has done so many other times since we encountered each other in 2001, Simon Anholt has articulated my thoughts on governance and politics much better than I can through his ventures. I think this puts a very good context on why I ran my mayoral...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Apr 2, 2016

The mysterious death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia...

Rick Wiles greets current events commentator and the author of “Empire Beneath the Ice: How the Nazis Won World War II”, Mr. Steve Quayle, to discuss the dubious circumstances surrounding the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Rick...
by World Prophecies on Feb 23, 2016

They may not be sexy, but they ARE critically important!

These topics may not be political barn burners along the lines of Obama's opportunity, due to the untimely death of Justice Antonin Scalia, to add another far-left ideologue to the Supreme Court.They may not appeal to the typical American more concer...
by The Political Commentator on Feb 14, 2016

This Global Economic Indicator Hits A New All-Time Low! Part 2

It was only one month ago, on January 16th, that it was reported the Baltic Dry Index or BDI had plunged downward through the 400 level for the first-time ever!Now, on February 10th, it has broken through 300 to a level of 290.The collapsing BDI is a...
by The Political Commentator on Feb 11, 2016

Does The Federal Reserve Have A Clue?

With the text of Janet Yellen's Congressional testimony suggesting that the Fed may lower rates after raising the fed funds rate only two months ago in December 2015, the question now might be...Is there a crisis of confidence concerning whether the...
by The Political Commentator on Feb 10, 2016

The Bottom Line

Understanding, or even caring about, economics has been one of my abiding weaknesses. I suppose growing up poor, excess money was a foreign concept—at least on a quotidian basis—the possibility of acquiring much of it remote. The poor know their...

This Economic Indicator Plunges To An All-Time Low!

The Baltic Dry Index plunges below 400 for the first time ever!You're probably asking yourself, about now why would anyone care about the Baltic Dry Index?The reason? For anyone who formulates a strategic plan for their business the anecdotal evidenc...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 15, 2016

This Economic Indication Plunges To An All-Time Low!

The Baltic Dry Index plunges below 400 for the first time ever!You're probably asking yourself, about now why would anyone care about the Baltic Dry Index?The reason? For anyone who formulates a strategic plan for their business the anecdotal evidenc...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 15, 2016

NEWSHOUR BOOKSHELF - "The Courage to Act"

"What it was like to head the Fed during the 2008 meltdown" PBS NewsHour 10/8/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  "In “The Courage to Act,” former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke writes that the global economic collapse of 2008 could have resulted in...
by Mage Soapbox on Oct 12, 2015

90-Second Video Explains Why China Is Scaring The C--P Out Of The World!

In 90-seconds the video in the article at LI will clearly and concisely explain why people around the world need to fear a weak China economy!Watch at LI here. Advertisement ...
by The Political Commentator on Aug 24, 2015

China Syndrome, NYSE Shutdown And A Link To Anonymous?

The world has become a series of interrelated markets where one region catching a cold can potentially morph into a global epidemic!Whether it's China, Greece, Puerto Rico, Illinois or any number of other crisis areas (including Fukushima), the world...
by The Political Commentator on Jul 8, 2015

The Times They Are a Changin’

The Internet is changing the economy and redistributing the relative value of global businesses around the world. ow.ly/NCnlI Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives – InformationWeek Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker presents her...

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free-Trade Agreement «Will Be Great», Say People Who Crashed Global Economy in 2008

Executives from the financial institutions who received TARP funds, (L-R) Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, JPMorgan Chase & Co Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, The Bank of New York Mellon CEO Robert P. Kelly, Bank of America CEO K...
by N3WS on May 7, 2015

Huge Trouble Is Percolating Just Under The Surface Of The Global Economy

Did you know that the number of publicly traded companies declaring bankruptcy has reached a five year high?  And did you know that Chinese exports are absolutely collapsing and that Chinese economic growth in 2014 was the weakest in over 20...
by Actualité Distincte on Apr 16, 2015


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