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RBS completes 600000 delayed payments after technical glitch

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The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has repaid the 600,000 customers who suffered on Wednesday when payments into their accounts failed to show up, the banking group announced this morning. The bank blamed the glitch on a technical error, as a package of incoming payments was not processed correctly, leaving RBS and NatWest …

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Why Germany won’t get it’s gold back from the FED

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What does Germany requesting the return of its gold from the Federal Reserve have to do with you? Glenn Beck argued on his radio and television programs Wednesday that if what he suspects is true, it could bring about an unprecedented financial crash on a global scale. His radio co-host …

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Israel looking to become the first cashless society

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The government on Tuesday authorized establishment of a committee that will examine ways to eliminate cash from the Israeli economy – the better to prevent citizens from cheating on their taxes. The committee will be chaired by Harel Locker, director of the Prime Minister’s Office. Cash is easily passed from …

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Australian economy has burst, worst yet to come

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Curve Watchers Anonymous has its eye on the Australian dollar. As expected, it has taken a big dive in conjunction with a housing bust and a slowdown in China that impacts the demand for commodities. The only thing surprising to me about this plunge is how long it took, but …

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German Bundesbank to repatriate $200bn of gold

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Despite previously characterizing the idea that it was planning on moving gold out of the New York Fed as an “irrational fear,” the German Bundesbank is set to announce a huge repatriation of its bullion this week, with France also being emptied of German gold in a sign that trust …

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Google starts watching what you do off the Internet too

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The most powerful company on the Internet just got a whole lot creepier: a new service from Google merges offline consumer info with online intelligence, allowing advertisers to target users based on what they do at the keyboard and at the mall. Without much fanfare, Google announced news this week …

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WikiLeaks shut down by American hackers

WikiLeaks remains offline after days of distributed denial-of-service attacks rendered the website inaccessible. Now a group calling themselves AntiLeaks is taking credit and says their actions are in protest to the whistleblower site’s founder. Through Twitter on Wednesday, the self-proclaimed leader of a group going by the name AntiLeaks says …

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Navigating The Complicated World of Mortgages

Unless you like to move a lot, are a real estate agent, or loan advisor, it can be challenging to navigate the world of mortgages. When it comes to mortgages, you have to deal with industry jargon from the onset. Therefore, it pays to educate yourself to understand how mortgages …

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How to Keep Your Debt Burden Low when Training as a Nurse

Getting a degree can be a costly business, particularly if your chosen profession requires advanced qualifications. If you want to join an industry that requires years of study, such as law or medicine, you may be worried about funding your education. While the cost of qualifying can seem overwhelming, there …

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5 Ways to Save Money and Boost Your Savings

We’ve all been through tough times where we find it hard to scrape by. In today’s economy, it can be a serious struggle to pay bills, make rent, save for retirement, and set aside a nest egg for a rainy day. Although there are several reasons why it’s harder for …

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Three signs the entire system is changing right now

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When I was a kid growing up in the early 80s, the United States was the undisputed dominant superpower in the world. The US dollar was awe-inspiring; on a trade-weighted basis, the dollar index was at an all-time high, and had never been as strong ever before… or since. And …

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JP Morgan accumulating world’s largest physical silver hoard

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Why in the world has JP Morgan accumulated more than 55 million ounces of physical silver? Since early 2012, JP Morgan’s stockpile has grown from less than 5 million ounces of physical silver to more than 55 million ounces of physical silver. Clearly, someone over at JP Morgan is convinced that physical silver is a great …

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The whistleblower who cost JPMorgan $9 billion speaks out

JPMorgan whistleblower Alayne Fleischmann

A whistleblower whose evidence prompted one of America’s biggest banks to pay out $9 billion to avoid federal prosecution has spoken out for the first time about her battle to reveal the truth. Alayne Fleischmann was a lawyer with JP Morgan in 2006 who tried to alert her managers to …

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The day Israel attacked America

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In 1967, at the height of the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, the Israeli Air Force launched an unprovoked attack on the USS Liberty, a US Navy spy ship that was monitoring the conflict from the safety of international waters in the Mediterranean. Israeli jet fighters hit the vessel with rockets, cannon …

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Crispr: ‘Jaw-dropping’ breakthrough in fight against hereditary disease

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Development to revolutionise study and treatment of a range of diseases from cancer, incurable viruses such as HIV to inherited genetic disorders such as sickle-cell anaemia and Huntington’s disease. A breakthrough in genetics – described as “jaw-dropping” by one Nobel scientist – has created intense excitement among DNA experts around …

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Snowden supported Ron Paul’s presidential run

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As news continues to surface about classified NSA documents leaked last week, the man who blew the whistle on the secret spy program is quickly becoming the center of attention. With all eyes turned to 29-year-old Edward Snowden, the former CIA analyst who leaked documents about the National Security Agency’s …

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Worldwide protests planned on eve of Bradley Manning trial

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Supporters of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning protest during his scheduled motion hearing, outside the gates of Fort Meade Rallies are planned this weekend in dozens of cities across the globe in support of Private first class Bradley Manning as the former Army intelligence analyst prepares to stand trial for …

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Propaganda of Hollywood: Iran vows lawsuit over lies in Argo film

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Iran plans to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning film ‘Argo’ over its “unrealistic portrayal” of the country. Iranian cultural official haves claimed the film is “a propaganda attack against [Iran’s] nation and entire humanity.” “Argo is made by three film-producing companies in Hollywood… the Islamic Republic of Iran is going …

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