Saturday , 18 November 2017


Economy

A MAJOR Political & Financial Upheaval/Revolution Is Underway

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Today, we’re seeing the greatest political polarization since the Civil War, a debt and financial asset bubble that makes the Roaring 20s look like child’s play, and income inequality greater than that experienced in 1929 and the discovery of a rare convergence of three-long term cycles points to a revolution - a true revolution.

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These 22 Countries Have Experienced Hyperinflation In the Last 25 Years

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Hyperinflation is not an unusual phenomenon. 33 countries have experienced hyperinflation over the last 100 years of which no less than 22 have experienced it in the past 25 years and 4 in the past 10 years. The United States is one of the few countries to have experienced two currency collapses during its history (1812-1814 and 1861-1865). Could it happen again?

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NAFTA: The Major Imports & Exports Between the U.S. & Canada Are Surprising

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Canada and the United States are the world's largest trading partners. The U.S. accounts for about three-quarters of Canada's exports. Because of geography and the North American Free Trade Agreement, there are a number of products that the countries export to each other while at the same time importing from the other. [Take a look at the list. You might be very surprised.] Words: 712

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Bitcoin Has Smashed Through the $7,000 Mark – What Does Its Future Hold?

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The upward momentum that we are witnessing at the moment in Bitcoin is certainly not sustainable indefinitely. Anything that goes up that fast is eventually going to come down, and those that invest at $7,000 could end up seeing the price fall back several thousand dollars or, conversely, the euphoria surrounding Bitcoin could propel it through the $10,000 mark and make all of the skeptics look like idiots.

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A Return to the Gold Standard Has Major Shortcomings – Here’s Why

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World Bank president Robert Zoellick has stirred up a hornet's nest with his recent call for a return to a gold anchor in the global financial system. The usual suspects immediately denounced him - Keynesian Brad DeLong has [gone so far as to] anoint Zoellick the "Stupidest Man Alive" - [and I would like to add my voice to the chorus by explaining] the dangers of Zoellick's gold proposal, and why fans of the classical gold standard should be wary. Words: 1708

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