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Venezuela ditches the US dollar and prices its oil in Chinese yuan

Venezuela US dollar oil price Chinese yuan

President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has made good on his promise to forsake the US dollar and publish their oil prices in yuan, which is the currency of China. This highly controversial move is likened to Venezuela giving the US “the middle finger”. Former Venezuelan leader, Hugo Chavez has threatened …

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Trump Prepares to Remove Retiree Investment Protections

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One of many executive orders could erase a recent fiduciary rule change designed to protect retiree investors. President Trump signed the order on Feb 3rd to review the Department of Labor change from 2016, which meant retirement investment advisors had to put the financial interests of their client ahead of …

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Former Federal Reserve Chairman: global economy is headed for disaster

Federal Reserve Chairman Yellen Greenspan Bernanke Volcker

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group In a recent interview with Fox Business, Alan Greenspan pulled no punches on the state of the economy. The former Federal Reserve Chairman believes that the United States and Europe are set to face some serious economic problems, saying that we have “a global problem of a shortage …

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Jim Rogers issues a warning to all investors

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Legendary investor Jim Rogers has issued a stern warning to people around the world that the central banks have no idea what they are doing. This week on CNNMoney, Rogers claimed, “We’re all going to pay a horrible price for the incompetence of these central bankers… we’ve …

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Russia’s GDP shrinks 4.6% due to oil prices and sanctions

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Russia’s economy suffered a 4.6-percent fall in GDP in the second quarter of 2015 against the same period last year, the worst performance in six years, according to official statistics. A collapse in oil prices and Western sanctions were largely to blame, however improvement is forecast in 3Q of 2015. …

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Iceland drops bid to join EU

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Iceland has dropped its bid to join the European Union, the Foreign Ministry in Reykjavik says. The announcement follows pledges made by the country’s euro-skeptic government since winning the 2013 election. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, the Icelandic foreign minister, said in a statement that he had informed Latvia, the current EU …

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Fukushima: fresh nuclear leak detected, 70 times above normal

New fukushima leak

Sensors at the Fukushima nuclear plant have detected a fresh leak of highly radioactive water to the sea, the plant’s operator announced Sunday, highlighting difficulties in decommissioning the crippled plant. Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said the sensors, which were rigged to a gutter that pours rain and ground water …

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Russia prepares for war

Russia war room

Russian media has announced the government is preparing for war. Russia Today reports the country now has a new fortified national defense facility located in Moscow that “would take control of the entire country in case of war.” The cost of the project is estimated at several billion dollars. “The creation …

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European nations look to bring their gold reserves home

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The financial crisis in Europe is prompting some nations to repatriate their gold reserves to national vaults. The Netherlands has moved $5 billion worth of gold from New York, and some are calling for similar action from France, Switzerland, and Germany. An unmatched pace of money printing by major central …

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Ukraine to buy $1 billion of gold with IMF money

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A month ago, it was alleged, that Ukraine – under cover of night – loaded its gold reserves onto a plane and shipped them off (for safekeeping) in the US, as the potential price of ‘liberation’. So how ironic that, given the massive gas debts that Ukraine owes to Russia …

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Western backed rebels kill 4 Syrian generals in terrorist attack

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A rebel bomb attack killed 31 Syrian military troops on an army base near Damascus on Sunday. Four generals were among those killed. The attack came amid a major regime offensive against rebel positions around Damascus and Aleppo, AFP reported. “Three generals and a brigadier-general were among 31 troops killed …

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9 Generals fired, 2 military leaders suspended in America

David H. Huntoon

Nine commanding Generals have been fired, and two other leaders are on suspension, in a historic military shake up. In our story from last week, we covered the historic occurrence of two top-ranking nuclear chief’s fired. Today The Blaze is reporting from their sources for the reasons why the changes are …

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French president awarded UNESCO peace prize for starting war in Mali

Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande has been awarded the annual Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize by UNESCO for his decision to invade Mali. Hollande received the major prize from the United Nations’ cultural organization during a ceremony in the French capital, Paris on Wednesday. The move has raised questions about how an …

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5 top economic advisers forecast world war

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Kyle Bass, Larry Edelson, Charles Nenner, Jim Rogers and Marc Faber predict widespread war Kyle Bass writes: Trillions of dollars of debts will be restructured and millions of financially prudent savers will lose large percentages of their real purchasing power at exactly the wrong time in their lives. Again, the world …

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False Flag: NATO designed mortar used in attack blamed on Syria

Turkey Syria conflict

The mortar used to attack the Turkish town of Akcakale is a design specific to NATO and was given to Syrian rebels by Ankara, according to Turkey’s Yurt newspaper. The mortar killed one adult and four children from the same family on Wednesday. An article by the paper’s Editor-in-Chief, Merdan …

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Currency war against Iran: Rial drops 20% in one day

The economic war waged against the people of Iran by the United States and the European Union is beginning to show results. “Iran’s rial plunged against the U.S. dollar in open-market trade on Monday, taking its loss in value over the past week to more than a quarter in further …

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$16,015,769,788,215.80

$5.4 trillion added under Obama. The United States Treasury reports that the total public outstanding debt is: $16,015,769,788,215.80. This is the first time in American history debt has eclipsed the $16 trillion mark. The debt has increased approximately $5.4 trillion since President Obama took office on January 20, 2009. Here’s a chart, from the …

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Fed Vice Chair says bankers should be punished for financial crimes

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said bankers who have engaged in wrongdoing should be punished, and he chided the industry for pushing back against financial regulations adopted to prevent another conflagration. “Individuals should be punished for any misconduct they personally engaged in,” Fischer said in a speech to bankers …

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Militants from 29 countries fighting in Syria: Assad

Crisis in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says militants from 29 different countries are now fighting against the government in different parts of the country. Assad made the remarks in a lengthy interview with Argentina’s Clarin newspaper and the Argentine state news agency Telam on Saturday in Damascus, the official SANA news agency …

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