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British bank Barclays to cut 3,700 jobs

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Barclays, the third largest bank in Britain, is to cut at least 3,700 jobs as part of chief executive Antony Jenkins’ plan to overhaul the bank’s culture and reduce annual costs by £1.7 billion. Seeking to rebuild its reputation and boost profitability after a series of scandals, Barclays said it …

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French sperm count ‘falls by a third’

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French men are not as fertile as they used to be, according to a new study. And not only are they producing less semen, but the sperm is of a lower quality at that. Researchers found that the sperm count in French men fell by nearly a third between 1989 and …

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Hollande wins French presidential election with 51.9% of votes

First official results show Socialist Party candidate Francois Hollande has defeated incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy, who managed to secure only 48.1 per cent of the votes. Sarkozy has conceded defeat, asking that Hollande’s victory be respected. The estimates were carried by French media after all polling stations closed at 20:00 …

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How the global collapse will be sold to the masses

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In our modern world there exist certain institutions of power.  Not government committees, alphabet agencies, corporate lobbies, or even standard military organizations; no, these are the mere “middle-men” of power.  The errand boys.  The well paid hitmen of the global mafia.  They are not the strategists or the decision makers. …

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2012 US Elections: Obamney vs. Rombama

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A vote for Obama will bring war with Syria, Iran, and eventually Russia and China. The economy will continue to suffer in order to bolster the interests of off-shore corporate-financier interests, while  the collective prospects of Americans continue to whither and blow away. A vote for Romney, however, will also …

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The Gold War

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The global financial crisis is better described as a global monetary war to defend the toxic US Dollar, whose sunset can be seen.In the last 12 to 18 months, the monetary war has again morphed, this time into a far more serious and financially violent global Gold War. Nations are …

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How Do You Increase Your Borrowing Capacity

Universally, your borrowing capacity may be used in relation to the total amount of loan or credit you are worth. Also, it can mean, the maximum individual limit applicable to you in terms of financing. Borrowing capacities usually vary from one lender to another; this may be down to the …

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What are the Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll Management?

While the merits and uncertainties of Brexit continue to be debated at length, there’s no doubt that leaving the EU is set to have a negative impact on the UK economy. Last year saw the UK grow at a slower rate than Europe for the first time since 2010, for …

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Australia’s biggest bank facing trillion dollar fines for money laundering

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Even the Commonwealth Bank’s staunchest critics wouldn’t have predicted this one. This is the bank potentially blowing itself up. CBA is facing fines of about a trillion dollars for nearly 54,000 breaches of Australia’s money-laundering laws dating back to 2012. A trillion dollars, which is a thousand billion. About seven times Commonwealth …

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Australia stops all donations to the corrupt Clinton Foundation

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Following Hillary Clinton’s US presidential election defeat, it has been announced that Australia has cut all official ties with the Clinton Foundation. On Tuesday, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced to the joint party room that agreements with the Foundation previously set up by the Rudd-Gillard government had not been renewed. “[Former Prime Minister …

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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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Fed raises interest rates…now what?

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group This week, the Federal Reserve voted to raise interest rates a quarter of a percent to 0.5%, the first rate rise since 2006. But this wasn’t the only bold announcement the Fed made. In a report released the same day, titled “Economic Projections“, they predicted that by 2018 they …

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US government approval rating hits all-time low 18%

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Numbers from the latest Gallup poll reveal Americans’ confidence in the two-party dominated system has hit an all-time low, with only 18 percent saying they’re satisfied with the way the nation is being run. “This is the lowest government satisfaction rating in Gallup’s history of asking the question dating back …

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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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Anonymous strikes Wall Street CEOs, leaks personal information

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Declaring “the guilty must pay,” Anonymous has released 4.6 gigabytes of data detailing the personal information of Wall Street CEOs and other high level Wall Street executives. Links to the data began appearing via Twitter on March 2. AnonymousIRC, a popular Twitter account associated with the international hacktivist collective known as Anonymous, tweeted the following: …

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Portuguese Army marches against austerity

Thousands of soldiers in civilian dress have marched through Lisbon in protest of the austerity program that’s part and parcel of the country’s 2013 budget. An estimated 10,000 active and retired military personnel rallied against the “unjustified cutbacks,” calling for President Anibal Cavaco Silva to veto the controversial austerity budget …

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