Friday , 20 September 2019


Finance

15 Criteria for Choosing an Investment Advisor (+2K Views)

An investment advisor friend of mine recently asked me to summarize for him the criteria I would use if I were looking to identify an investment advisor to work with and I came up with 15 characteristics I would look for in what for me would be an 'ideal investment advisor' which I would like to share with you. Words: 679

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Which Countries Have the Most Debt? Here’s a Ranking (+2K Views)

Even if all federal tax revenue was applied to pay down U.S. sovereign debt, it would take 10 years (not including any interest) to do so! This infographic shows how other countries like Canada, UK, Australia and Germany, among others, rank in comparison.es like Canada, UK, Australia and Germany, among others, rank in comparison.

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The World’s 15 Worst Corporate Tax Havens

Corporate tax havens are causing the loss of huge amounts of valuable tax revenue and their use is becoming standard business practice. Indeed, 90% of the world’s biggest companies had a presence in at least one tax haven.

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Big Banks Blatantly “Harvesting” Your Money! Got Physical Gold? (+2K Views)

When prices are set by companies that can profit by manipulating or rigging them, we’re screwed. This “harvesting” of our money in ever-more-creative and hard-to-detect ways is not just stealing by reaching a hand into our pocket and taking out money, but stealing in which banks can hit a few keystrokes and magically make whatever is in our pocket worth less. This is corruption at the molecular level of the economy - space age stealing - and it’s only just coming into view.

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Negative Interest Rates Will Likely Hurt, Not Help, Economic & Financial Stability – Here’s Why (+2K Views)

There’s a view in some policy circles that easy monetary policy is goodInterest-Rates for an economy, and the more stimulus you add, the better...This latest stimulus is taking the form of negative interest rates, or charging banks to park their cash with the expectation that this will spur lending and economic growth...In my opinion, however, negative rates—or high rental costs for money storage—are excessive and more likely to hurt, rather than help, economic and financial stability. Here are a few reasons why:

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