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Fintech Boom in the United Kingdom Despite Brexit Worries

The ravages of a Brexit have failed to dissuade investors from plowing money into the UK’s burgeoning FinTech sector. Foreign investment levels in the United Kingdom’s FinTech arena are soaring, in spite of the exodus of European Union migrant workers, and lower levels of net migration into the UK. British …

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Farmers awarded $218m in Syngenta GMO corn lawsuit

Syngenta GMO corn lawsuit farmers

A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Syngenta vowed to appeal the verdict favoring four Kansas farmers representing roughly 7,300 growers from that state in what served as the …

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Pry yourself from the couch: Four great AR games

It wouldn’t be unfair to humankind to mention that as the world becomes more accessible, as supermarkets begin to offer delivery, and more sports lose the battle against the PlayStation, the occasions we spend in the sun are increasingly few and far between. We’ve even turned competitive gaming into both a …

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Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns after ‘crushing’ referendum loss

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi vowed to resign after suffering a crushing defeat in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the euro zone’s third-largest economy into political turmoil. His decision to quit after just two and a half years in office deals a blow to the European Union, already reeling …

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Warnings that a massive stock market crash is imminent

In the financial world, the month of October is synonymous with stock market crashes.  So will a massive stock market crash happen this year?  You never know. The truth is that our financial system is even more vulnerable than it was back in 2008, and financial experts such as Doug …

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Lord Rothschild: big problems ahead in 2016

Lord Rothschild

As central bank policy-makers’ forecasts have become more pessimistic (i.e. more realistic), Lord Rothschild is unsurprised at the current malaise: “not surprisingly, market conditions have deteriorated further…So much so that the wind is certainly not behind us; indeed we may well be in the eye of a storm.” On this basis, …

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Federal Reserve tests negative interest rates as Japan goes to -0.1%

Bank Of Japan BOJ negative interest rates

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group In a shocking move last Friday, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) slashed its interest rate to -0.1%. However, the surprise doesn’t end there. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said there will be “no limit” to the monetary easing, and that rates would be cut even …

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JP Morgan’s databases hacked, financial system vulnerable

Hack secret data

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Three people have been charged this week in connection to “the largest theft of customer data from a U.S. financial institution in history.” Those are the words of Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney involved in the case involving a major cyber hack on JP Morgan in …

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Federal Reserve can’t raise interest rates

Janet Yellen Federal Reserve QE4

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group On Thursday, the Federal Reserve announced that it will leave interest rates as is, right near zero percent. Fed Chair Janet Yellen cited recent volatility in markets and uncertainty overseas as reasons to hold off from a rate hike. Since December 2008, the Federal Reserve has lowered the interest …

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Israeli Mossad posed as CIA to recruit terrorists to attack Iran

Ehud Olmert Netanyahu Israel

Israeli Mossad agents posed as CIA officers in order to recruit members of a Pakistani terror group to carry out assassinations and attacks against the regime in Iran, Foreign Policy revealed on Friday, quoting U.S. intelligence memos. Foreign Policy’s Mark Perry reported that the Mossad operation was carried out in …

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Bankers plan secret London meeting to ‘end cash’

War on cash fire

Economist Martin Armstrong claims there is a “secret meeting to end cash” set to take place in London before the end of the month involving representatives from the ECB and the Federal Reserve. Armstrong, who is known for successfully predicting the 1987 Black Monday crash as well as the 1998 …

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United States is facing global economic isolation

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Just this week, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers wrote an eye-opening and scathing op-ed outlining where America stands in the rapidly changing global economy. Titled ‘Time U.S. leadership woke up to new economic era’, the piece looks at the many ways in which the United …

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Hacked documents: US sending lethal weapons to Ukraine

US weapons in Ukraine

It has been half a year since it was first revealed that the US has been sending non-lethal aid to the Ukraine: recall that it was in early June when Obama announced he had approved $5 million in body armor, night vision goggles and additional communications equipment for the Ukrainian military. Since then the …

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The life and crimes of Eric Holder

Eric Holder

The announcement of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation today has fueled speculation as to why the controversial figure has chosen to step down. Holder, who was recently found to be the least popular politician in the United States according to a Hart Research poll, is arguably the most criminal government official …

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