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British bank Barclays to cut 3,700 jobs

Barclays Bank

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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How to be a crook

Ever wanted to rob your fellow man? Learn the different methods you can use and learn who is using them on you right now. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oHbwdNcHbc[/youtube]

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Why banks are no longer needed

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What else can we do with the $1.25 trillion we’ll save by eliminating these obsolete financial middleman parasites? A lot. Technology has leapfrogged the banking sector, rendering it as obsolete as buggy whips. So why are we devoting 9% of our economy to an obsolete parasite?  Financial sector profits now …

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Australian banks at risk

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Despite yesterday’s blowout $6 billion or so profit from ANZ, it turns out all is not entirely well in Australia’s financial services industry. For the last five years, the pattern in the markets has been the same. A crisis starts at the margin, with a peripheral player, and then moves …

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The ultimate visualization of Australia’s housing bubble

The Ultimate Visualization Of Australia's Housing Bubble

Will Steve Keen be proven ‘early’ and correct? We suspect so; and the following infographic from DebtConsolidation.com.au provides some more compelling evidence of the growth of the Aussie housing bubble and its geographical diversity (and should you consider a trade on the back of this – Australian bank CDS are trading near 12-month …

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Germany repatriated 120 tonnes of gold in 2014

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The Bundesbank successfully continued and further stepped up its transfers of gold last year. In 2014, 120 tonnes of gold were transferred to Frankfurt am Main from storage locations abroad: 35 tonnes from Paris and 85 tonnes from New York. “Implementation of our new gold storage plan is proceeding smoothly. …

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BRICS bank to begin borrowing in yuan

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The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) could start operations by borrowing in the Chinese currency, according to the bank’s Vice President Vladimir Kazbekov. He says the bank will focus on loans in the national currencies of the bank’s potential customers. “Considering the stability of the Chinese currency and the scale …

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South Africa boycotts products labeled ‘Made in Israel’

South Africa boycotts products labeled Made in Israel

The South African government has put the final seal on a measure boycotting goods produced in the illegal Israeli settlements across the occupied Palestinian territories. The government on Wednesday confirmed that it will not import the goods produced in the occupied West Bank and East al-Quds (Jerusalem) with “Made in …

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World’s first Bitcoin bank opens in Austrian capital Vienna

Bitcoin bank Austria Vienna digital currency

The world’s first dedicated bitcoin bank has opened in the center of the Austrian capital Vienna. It is designed to make buying and selling bitcoin easier and safer than other in-person options. The digital currency outlet is owned and managed by a local Blockchain startup Bit Trust and is named …

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Nationwide Spanish protests turn violent (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Spanish police have clashed with protesters who marched against the latest batch of austerity measures. Over a million public employees, trade union members and fed-up citizens have taken to the streets in over 80 Spanish cities. Violence erupted in Madrid around midnight. Police used rubber bullets and tear gas to …

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Currency war against Iran: Rial drops 20% in one day

The economic war waged against the people of Iran by the United States and the European Union is beginning to show results. “Iran’s rial plunged against the U.S. dollar in open-market trade on Monday, taking its loss in value over the past week to more than a quarter in further …

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Top 50 safest global banks

Bank safe

For banking safely, global citizens had better go to the local government. And pretty much avoid the U.S. At least that seems to be the take away from Global Finance Magazine’s ranking of  the world’s safest banks.  The top 9 banks in the magazine’s World’s 50 Safest Banks list are …

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Julian Assange’s new show: The World Tomorrow

“The World Tomorrow” is a dynamic new television discussion series on Russia Today featuring Julian Assange as host. It is a collection of interviews featuring an eclectic range of guests, who are stamping their mark on the future: politicians, revolutionaries, intellectuals, artists and visionaries. Imran Khan [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=an-AJIqN_r4[/youtube] When …

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Israel an apartheid state? A majority of Jews say yes

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A majority of Israeli Jews admit they are living in an apartheid state, a recent survey claimed. Many also believed that Palestinians should be denied the right to vote, and suggested that Jewish citizens should be given preferential treatment. Some 500 Jewish adults took part in the survey, answering questions …

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This guy took a gigantic loan to destroy the financial system

Enric Durán

In 2008, anticapitalist campaigner Enric Durán borrowed €492,000 ($642,306) from 39 different financial entities with absolutely no hope or intention of paying it back. But—as you might expect from an anti-capitalist campaigner—he didn’t spend it all on diamond kitchen knives and luxury frisbees. Instead, he ploughed it into a number …

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10 giant corporations that don’t pay taxes

Exxon Mobil

In recent years, giant corporations have started a trend when it comes to paying taxes: the greater the profit, the lower the taxes they pay. Dissatisfaction has come from citizens, but also from public figures like senator Bernie Sanders and public advocacy group Citizens for Tax Justice. The nonprofit group …

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European Central Bank cuts interest rate to below zero

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The European Central Bank lowered its deposit rate to -0.10% as the continent battles deflation after many failed monetary policy attempts. The bank said more extraordinary tools can can be used to prevent the derailment of economic recovery. The European Central Bank (ECB) cut its main refinancing rate to 0.15 percent from …

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