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How Will Rising Interest Rates and Inflation Affect UK Consumers?

UK Consumers

2016 was an interesting year from a financial perspective. Brexit, followed by an unexpected Trump victory in the U.S. election, all served to wreak havoc on the UK economy. Yet despite doom and gloom predictions from the Bank of England, the economy has remained remarkably resilient. The price of the …

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Abby Martin calls out New York Times on their latest fake news report

Abby Martin New York Times fake news

Abby Martin issued the following response to the Jan. 7 New York Times article falsely representing her work at RT America.  The long-awaited report by the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), allegedly proving Russian “interference” in the US election, includes a section solely dedicated to bashing RT, and specifically calls out …

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Iceland’s Pirate Party set to win election on Saturday

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Iceland’s national election is likely to bring unprecedented results, with a new poll suggesting the Pirate Party will win. Led by a poet and former WikiLeaks activist, it’s running on an anti-corruption campaign against the financial and political elite. An opinion poll conducted by the Social Science Research Institute of …

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Mining company to pay dividends in physical gold

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By Filip Karinja In a world first, shareholders of ASX listed Resolute Mining (ASX:RSG) can receive dividend payments in the form of gold bullion. The gold miner announced it would resume dividend payments for the 2016 financial year at $0.017 per share under the new gold sales-linked dividend policy. The dividend payments …

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Leaked emails confirm George Soros is a puppet master of Hillary Clinton

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An email leaked by WikiLeaks reveals that when Hillary Clinton was US secretary of state in 2011, billionaire George Soros instructed her on how to handle unrest in Albania, stressing it “needs urgent attention at senior levels of the US government.” “Dear Hillary,” begins the email dated January 24, 2011 from the …

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28 previously hidden pages of 9/11 report released

28 pages Saudi Arabia September 11

The US House Intelligence Committee has published a redacted version of the declassified missing 28 pages taken from the Congressional Joint Inquiry into the 9/11 Commission report. The pages, released Friday, were speculated to contain references mentioning Saudi involvement in the 9/11 terror attacks, after 15 of the alleged 19 hijackers were revealed to …

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Governments around the world are collapsing

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Last month’s Brexit vote stunned people around the world. But what happened in the aftermath was even more startling. Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron resigned after six years at the helm, followed by leader of the Brexit campaign, Boris Johnson, withdrawing from the race to become the next Prime Minister …

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Trump says we could default on the debt or just print money

Donald Trump national debt default

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Donald Trump, the presumptive nominee of the Republican party, shocked many this week with statements regarding the nation’s enormous debt and the possibility of a default. Even though what he says may be true, for a leading presidential hopeful to be so bearish (perhaps rightfully so) …

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Canada has sold all of its gold

Empty gold vault

One month ago, when looking at the latest Canadian official international reserves, we noticed something strange: Canada had sold nearly half of its gold reserves in one month. According to the February data, total Canadian gold reserves stood at 1.7 tonnes. That was just 0.1 per cent of the country’s total …

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Canada sells off its remaining gold reserves

Canada selling gold reserves

Canada is selling off most of its remaining gold reserves, mainly by selling gold coins, figures from the Bank of Canada and Finance Department show. The country held just $19 million US worth of gold as of last Monday. Through most of 2015, the country’s gold reserves stood at more than …

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Gold backed ruble and yuan to trigger global de-dollarization

Gold in hand

A gold-backed ruble and gold-backed yuan could start a ‘snowball exit’ from dollar F. William Engdahl notes, adding that it will diminish America’s ability to use the reserve dollar role to finance Washington’s perpetual overseas wars. The irony of the situation is that the central banks of China, Russia, Brazil and other …

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US debt sees record $339 billion increase in a single day

Obama signing debt

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group On Monday, the U.S. national debt jumped a record $339 billion in a single day following President Obama signing into law new legislation that sees the debt ceiling suspended. Imagine that, our monetary problems “solved” with the single stroke of a pen. The Treasury Department can …

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Saudi Arabia could be bankrupt by 2020 – IMF

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The Middle East’s biggest economy, Saudi Arabia may run out of financial assets within the next five years if the government maintains its current policies, warns the International Monetary Fund. Saudi Arabia is expected to run a budget deficit of 21.6 percent in 2015 and 19.4 percent in 2016, according …

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Silver supply is struggling to keep up with demand

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group In the past few weeks and months, the price of silver has been hit relatively hard on the COMEX paper derivatives market. But oddly — or maybe not at all — the complete opposite is happening in the market for the metal in its …

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Brzezinski calls for ‘retaliation’ against Russia for fighting ISIS

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The leading anti-Russian figure of the Anglo-American establishment and geopolitical chess player, Zbigniew Brzezinski, has recently declared in an op-ed for the Financial Times that the United States should “retaliate” against Russia for its actions in Syria, even going so far as military action to do so. Brzezinski argues that the recent Russian involvement in …

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