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Social Security is not as secure as you think

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group For just the third time in 40 years, Social Security benefits will not be increased next year. Around 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children receive Social Security benefits. With the average monthly payment being $1,224. What could possibly be the rationale to …

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US trade deficit with China hits record high

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Americans bought record amounts of goods from China in September, pushing the trade gap between the world’s largest economies to a historic high, according to U.S. Commerce Department data published Tuesday. September imports from the Asian giant hit $44.9 billion, up nearly 13% on the month, as the U.S. economy gained steam. The import and …

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Monsanto reports $156m loss as farmers abandon GM crops

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Are you invested in Monsanto stock like Bill Gates, who owns hundreds of thousand of Monsanto shares worth about $23 million? It might be time to pull out since the company just reported over $156 million in losses for the fourth quarter. “For the quarter ended Aug. 31, Monsanto reported a loss of $156 million, or …

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Ecuador hands Goldman Sachs half its gold reserves

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This is a great example of how the game works. In a world in which every government on earth needs “liquidity” to survive, and the primary goal of every government is and always has been survival (the retention of arbitrary power at all costs), the provider of liquidity is king. So …

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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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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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Bitcoin and Gold’s First Kiss

The performance of Bitcoin in the last few years has made the once easily-dismissed digital currency a serious contender in the financial markets, even for those who don’t understand the basis for its value. While the concept may still be difficult to grasp (the cryptocurrency is notoriously difficult to explain …

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10 things you need to know about Syria

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Corporate media regularly attempts to present Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria as solely responsible for the ongoing conflict in the region. The media does report on events that contradict this narrative — albeit sparingly — but taken together, these underreported details shine a new light on the conflict. 10: Bashar …

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Rothschild’s hold $100,000 per head fundraiser for Hillary Clinton

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Providing even more proof that she is simply a puppet for the ruling oligarchy, on Thursday, Hillary Clinton attended a $100,000-a-head fundraiser hosted by none other than Lynn Forester de Rothschild, a prominent New York businesswoman, wife of Sir Evelyn Robert de Rothschild of the Rothschild banking dynasty and supporter of Mrs. Clinton. …

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The strategy being used to destroy America

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In the mid-sixties at the height of the “social revolution” the line between democratic benevolence and outright communism became rather blurry. The Democratic Party, which controlled the presidency and both houses of Congress, was used as the springboard by social engineers to introduce a new era of welfare initiatives enacted …

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Who will profit from the wars in Iraq and Syria?

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If there’s one thing we should have learned over the past 13 years of war, it’s that war is good business for those in the business of war. Unfortunately, while profits for the Pentagon’s contractors increase, so does the cost to taxpayers in billions in waste, fraud, and abuse. As …

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Turning Your Car Into Cash: The Truth About Title Loans

While you may be driving the car of your dreams, you may realize you don’t have enough capital to make your other dreams a reality. Business owners and consumers that find themselves struggling to get a loan or make money through unconventional means may find that turning in their car …

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How to Create the Perfect Brand for Your Business

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Branding is crucial for modern businesses. Without a recognizable brand, you will struggle to stand out from the crowd. Big companies have created million dollar businesses based on their brand. Imagine Apple without the instantly recognizable ‘apple’ or Nike without the ‘tick’. It takes time, money, and effort to build …

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China, Russia and Iran planning gold backed currency

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A Eurasian Golden Triangle is emerging with China, Russia and Iran as the three key points, F. William Engdahl notes. The latest Sino-Iranian rapprochement has prompted a lively debate regarding the new Eurasian “world order.” “Sometimes profound tectonic shifts in the global politics arise from the least noticed events. Such is the …

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Civilians killed in latest US air strike on Iraqi banks

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US-led coalition airstrikes killed Iraqi civilians in latest hit against an ISIS financial target in Mosul, according to the Pentagon. The coalition said they had been prepared to accept “some” civilian casualties. “Yes, we were prepared to accept civilian casualties in conjunction with this cash strike, it’s tragic and it’s not …

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‘Independent’ GMO researcher received $25K grant from Monsanto

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In January of 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by Oakland organization U.S. Right to Know requested email records between academics, scientists, and representatives of Big Agriculture. The FOIA requests were sent to 14 scientists at four public universities, requesting information on communications and email records. The FOIA findings included …

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Media banned from reporting on Reserve Bank of Australia corruption scandal

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On 29 July 2014, WikiLeaks releases an unprecedented Australian censorship order concerning a multi-million dollar corruption case explicitly naming the current and past heads of state of Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam, their relatives and other senior officials. The super-injunction invokes “national security” grounds to prevent reporting about the case, by …

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6 Essential Habits for Leading “the Good Life”

Everybody wants a slice of the so-called “good life.” For some people, that might mean a nice house, or a beachside vacation. However you define the good life, you want it, and not just for a short time. You want the good life to be your life. But how do …

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