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Sweden cuts rates below zero, launches QE

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Sweden has cut interest rates below zero and launched quantitative easing to fight deflation, becoming the latest Scandinavian state to join Europe’s escalating currency wars. The Riksbank caught markets by surprise, reducing the benchmark lending rate to minus 0.10pc and unveiled its first asset purchases, vowing to take further action …

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Credit Suisse report: Richest 1% own half of global wealth

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The richest 1% of the world’s population are getting wealthier, owning more than 48% of global wealth, according to a report published on Tuesday which warned growing inequality could be a trigger for recession. According to the Credit Suisse global wealth report (pdf), a person needs just $3,650 – including the value …

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Karzai’s farewell speech: US didn’t want peace in Afghanistan

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai punctuated on Tuesday his tumultuous 13-year relationship with the United States, alleging that America invaded Afghanistan in 2001 for “its own interests” and never really wanted peace in the region. Karzai, the only Afghan president since the 2001 US-led invasion, said the United States only …

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US ambassador to UN admits the plan is to overthrow Assad

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Editor’s note: the UK and US governments failed to get public and parliament/congress approval for war with Syria earlier this year with the chemical attacks which later turned out to be a false flag. So now they rebranded al qaeda to ISIS and are using it as the excuse to go inside Syria without approval …

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New US intelligence seal: Evil octopus strangling the world

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NROL-39: “Nothing is beyond our reach” Billions of dollars annually are being used to fund operations conducted by the United States intelligence community, the likes of which allow the government to eavesdrop on emails, listen to world leaders’ phone calls and about everything in-between. One thing that budget hasn’t bought, …

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Facebook friends could change your credit score

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Choose your Facebook friends wisely; they could help you get approved or rejected for a loan. A handful of tech startups are using social data to determine the risk of lending to people who have a difficult time accessing credit. Traditional lenders rely heavily on credit scores like FICO, which …

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The world’s ‘poorest’ president

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President of Uruguay, Jose Mujica It’s a common grumble that politicians’ lifestyles are far removed from those of their electorate. Not so in Uruguay. Meet the president who lives on a ramshackle farm and gives away most of his pay. Laundry is strung outside the house. The water comes from …

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Astronomers discover a new black hole in our galaxy

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This is the X-ray nova flaring black hole. NASA’s Swift satellite recently detected a rising tide of high-energy X-rays from a source toward the center of our Milky Way galaxy. The outburst, produced by a rare X-ray nova, announced the presence of a previously unknown stellar-mass black hole. “Bright X-ray …

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Leaked: Troika requires 6-day working week in Greece

A leaked email sent to the Greek Ministries of Finance and Labor from the Troika says Greek private sector workers should work six days a week and longer hours. The letter, which was published on August 31, shows that the Troika expects the Labor Ministry to implement a number of …

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Foreign troops to confiscate American guns under UN treaty

“Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order … tomorrow they will be grateful.” -Henry Kissinger during the 1991 Bilderberg meeting For those who’ve been wondering how the domestic gun grabbers or the United Nations think they’re going to get away with gun control here …

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Big Brother Australia looking to monitor full spectrum communications

Big Brother Australia

The most expansive set of surveillance powers since the attacks of 2001 are set to be rolled out in Australia unless there is overwhelming public resistance. The new proposals are being issued by the intelligence community itself, and involve collecting data on every Australian’s telephone conversations and Internet usage, then …

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Whistleblower reveals plan to evacuate London during Olympics

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200,000 casket linings on standby says undercover journalist who infiltrated security team. An undercover journalist going by the pseudonym ‘Lee Hazledean’ has blown the whistle on astounding revelations about how he infiltrated the G4S – the company responsible for security at the London Olympics – and discovered shocking plans for …

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AIG Chief sees retirement age as high as 80 after crisis

American International Group Inc. (AIG) Chief Executive Officer Robert Benmosche said Europe’s debt crisis shows governments worldwide must accept that people will have to work more years as life expectancies increase. “Retirement ages will have to move to 70, 80 years old,” Benmosche, who turned 68 last week, said during a weekend interview at his …

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Refugee inflows into Europe shown in stunning infographic

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The people flows into Germany alone are expected to top 1 million this year as desperate asylum seekers flee the war-torn Middle East where the West and Russia are busy taking opposite sides of the Sunni-Shiite divide on the way to facilitating a regional conflict that looks set to spill across …

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Bilderberg Group 2016: attendee list and agenda

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The secretive Bilderberg Group, which is set to meet in Dresden, Germany later this week, will discuss how to prevent Donald Trump from becoming president, the possibility of mass riots as a result of wealth inequality, the migrant crisis, as well as the United Kingdom’s vote on leaving the European …

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