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Cash Holdings of Apple and Others Are At Massive Risk

Cash Holdings of Apple and Others Are At Massive Risk

[cleveryoutube video=”bon8-iQk2Mw” style=”1″] The cash holding of Apple and other high tech companies are piling up. This is a practice often done by international companies because of foreign exchange variations. The funds are held in cash accounts [bank accounts] or cash equivalents [most typically bonds]. As noted below, there are more $7 trillion in bonds…

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Investing Legends Have Become Bearish on U.S. Stocks

Investing Legends Have Become Bearish on U.S. Stocks

Never has it been more obvious that a major crisis is near at hand than when you see investing legends have become bearish on US stocks. There are more and more announcement or comments from those individuals on a daily basis. Both George Soros and his ex-partner from the Quantum Fund days, Jim Rogers, has…

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Which Occupation Is Most Frequently Claimed In The Panama Papers?

Which Occupation Is Most Frequently Claimed In The Panama Papers?

The farce of all the yelling and screaming by the OECD and G-20 “pinocchios” over the Panama Papers. With all the anti-one-percenter rhetoric and tax-evading-evil-doer narratives spewing forth from the mainstream media mouthpieces of the establishment since The Panama Papers were exposed for all to see, it may come as a surprise to some to…

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Is “Wheelbarrow Economics” Coming To Your Country?

Is “Wheelbarrow Economics” Coming To Your Country?

[cleveryoutube video=”Qgu4-TzdJMA” style=”1″] An article by Jeff Thomas, at International Man, he talks about the “movie” being played out in Venezuela, where “wheelbarrow economics” is playing out today (this very minutes) as they predicted back in 2014. How could they know it would? Simple. The pattern followed by Venezuela is roughly the same as for…

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Pension Fund’s Proposed 60% Cut Is “Not Enough” Says Treasury

Pension Fund’s Proposed 60% Cut Is “Not Enough” Says Treasury

The collapse of pensions begins. One of the largest pension funds just let it be known that most of those covered and contributing will most likely receive nothing in return. 407,000 private sector workers are about to lose most of their pensions. The Central States Pension Fund, which handles the retirement benefits for current and former…

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Is The Shift To A Cashless Society Snowballing Or Being Forced?

Is The Shift To A Cashless Society Snowballing Or Being Forced?

Love it or hate it, cash is playing an increasingly less important role in society. The Federal Reserve estimates that there will be $616.9 billion in cashless transactions in 2016. That’s up from around $60 billion in 2010. No doubt that there has been a shift in the direction of a cashless society. It’s been a slow…

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Crisis Markets Can Deliver Big Gains

Crisis Markets Can Deliver Big Gains

Recently, Nick Giambruno talked about the investing strategies employed at Casey Research. Doug Casey has long looked for crisis where he could find assets that he was sure would be around in 50 years. During a time of crisis, these assets are typically trading or selling for way less than they are really worth. Thus, it provides an…

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Zuckerberg To Meet With Conservative Thought Leaders

Zuckerberg To Meet With Conservative Thought Leaders

Following allegations that Facebook was suppressing conservative stories in the trending list of topics, Mark Zuckerberg has decided that the better part of valor will be to meet face to face with “conservative thought leaders” to lay out his case that such allegations aren’t true. (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet this…

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China Warns US Not To Disturb The Hong Kong Social Order

China Warns US Not To Disturb The Hong Kong Social Order

It seems that tensions are growing between the US and China over Hong Kong. Considering this administrations penchant for stirring up trouble and chaos over the last eight years, this shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. BEIJING: China’s Foreign Ministry on Friday accused unidentified people in the United States of trying to “disturb” social…

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Time To Making the Chicken Run With Your Financial Assets?

Time To Making the Chicken Run With Your Financial Assets?

Doug Casey explores the idea whether it’s time to “make the chicken run” so you can preserve your financial assets, not to mention yourself, at this point in U.S history. He explains: “Making the chicken run” is what Rhodesians used to say about neighbors who packed up and got out during the ’60s and ’70s, before…

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