Tuesday , 24 October 2017


Finance

New & Used Vehicle Bubbles Developing

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Seventeen million new vehicles were sold in 2015, the highest it’s ever been in United States history but, while the media claims that this record has been reached because of drastic improvements to the U.S. economy, they are once again failing to account for the central factor: credit expansion.

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Inside Scoop: World Economic Forum To Replace Word “debt” With “agfok”

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This year's World economic Forum proposes adding a new word to the English language motivated by a recognition that the word ‘debt’, as defined by Merriam Webster, implies something that is owed and will be paid back and that his definition is becoming a very Inconvenient Truth for the world’s bankers and politicians. It has been proposed that the word “debt” be replaced with the word “agfok”, an acronym for “A Gift For Our Kids”.

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QE4 Would Be Unconscionable. It Must Not Happen. Here’s Why

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The financial industry & financial news networks have been discussing whether or not the government should be getting involved with more quantitative easing (QE4) in order to slow down or try to prevent the fall in the markets. This idea is unconscionable to us and it absolutely cannot happen. Here's why.

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Is Pursuing An MBA a Good Financial Move? A 10-yr. ROI Analysis

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Is pursuing an MBA a good financial move? Well, the top 25 business schools in the U.S. generated between 325% and 249% Return On Investment over a 10 year period with starting salaries averaging between $97,000 and $125,000 per annum ($111,760 on average) exclusive of bonuses and various perks.

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New Reality: Earnings of +$126,000/yr. Now Required To Be Considered Middle Class

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The Pew Research Center’s recent report says that 49% of adults are members of the Great American Middle Class. My more qualitative analysis suggests that no more than 33% of U.S. households qualify as middle class. Claiming that 49% of the nation’s households are still middle class is a gross exaggeration and I substantiate my contention in this most interesting and revealing article.

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Europe Introduced Bank “Bail-In” System Jan.1st – Can the U.S. Be Far Behind?

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On January 1st, 2016, a new bail-in system will go into effect for all European banks which means that, if you have more than 100,000 euros in a European bank right now, you are potentially on the hook should that bank go under. In the U.S. the Federal Reserve recently adopted a new rule that limits its ability to lend emergency money to banks. Is that the first step to European style bank "bail-in" legislation being enacted in America?

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