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The future of capital creation on Wall Street begins in the cryptocurrency sphere with Overstock ICO set for Nov. 1

For corporations there are three different methods in which they can acquire necessary capital to grow their businesses.  First, if they are a private company they can apply for and implement an Initial Public Offering (IPO).  Second, if they are already a publicly traded company they can dilute their stock by selling shares.  And finally there is the option for a company to sell corporate bonds at an estab ...

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Russiagate takes massive turn as Hillary and the FBI now at the center of bribery, collusion and corruption scandals

For more than nine months the Establishment has attempted to discredit President Trump's victory by investigating a Russian non-story that has cost the taxpayers millions of dollars, and kept Trump from being able to go forward with his agenda.  But in less than a week, major breakthroughs in the scandal known as Russiagate have emerged, only the criminals at the center of it appear to be none other than Hi ...

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As part of tax reform Congress is looking at limiting deductions for contributions to 401K plans

When it comes to IRA's and 401K's, these programs are a catch-22.  The positive side of course is that contributions to each provide individuals a way to cut down on their tax obligations in the short term while also investing for their retirement decades down the road.  However there is also the dirty little secret few ever realize when they simply give thousands of dollars to Wall Street, and that is that ...

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Even after election of populist Donald Trump, Americans still see government corruption top fear to lifestyle

No matter how much the mainstream media, Congress, and the agencies that make up the deep state continue to blatantly attack President Trump, the American people are not being swayed by the propaganda.  And in a new survey from Chapman University earlier this month, the number one fear for Americans is not ISIS, nor is it the threat of nuclear war, but instead it is government corruption. Ie... the Deep Sta ...

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Politics enters Hurricane relief as a city organization demands virtual fealty towards Israel before disbursing funds

Much of the news regarding fraud in the distribution of Hurricane relief has primarily come from Puerto Rico and the rumors that certain politicians have held back supplies from people who may not have voted for them.  But in an absolutely shocking piece of news coming out of the state of Texas, one organization tied to the city of Dickson is demanding applicants for relief grants to virtually swear fealty ...

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Despite a slowdown in Yuan internationalization, 60 countries now hold the RMB as a reserve currency

Over the past four to six months, expansion of the Yuan in trade settlement has stalled a bit as countries have fallen back to holding dollar in light of declining economic conditions.  However with the acceptance of the RMB into the IMF's SDR basket of currencies, 60 nations, including the ECB, now hold Yuan as a reserve in their central banks. More than 60 countries and regions have adopted the Chinese re ...

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Best performing assets or markets since Black Monday stock market crash 30 years ago

Today is the 30th anniversary of Black Monday, or the stock market crash of Oct. 19, 1987.  And from it heralded the beginning of the Fed's tampering with interest rates and cheap money to prop up markets to the point that the next three decades would be remembered for asset bubbles that led to even greater crashes. However for investors buying the Oct. 19 dip from 30 years ago would be one of the most prof ...

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China completes first test runs on establishment of new sovereign digital currency

A few days ago the People's Bank of China completed preliminary testing of a new digital currency to run concordant with the Renminbi. With most of China already functioning on a digital monetary system, creation of a digital currency that would run on the Ethereum of Blockchain platforms is the next step for the world's largest financial center, especially since recent studies show that the Chinese people ...

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The catch-22 of tax cuts and how will the government fund social security and $220 trillion in obligations

Ever since the Great Depression, the United States government has been writing checks that future generations would never be able to cash.  And this includes social security and a welfare system where over one-third of the American public already feeds off of. And while President Donald Trump is correct in realizing that the economy will not grow without a massive program of tax cuts and tax reform, the bot ...

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No country for old men: Populism steals another nation as establishment desperately clings to dying globalism

On Sunday, Oct. 15, a shocking result took place as a young conservative upstart won the general election in Austria and validated that the global populist movement is still chugging along in high gear. The People's Party, which is led by 31 year old Sebastian Kurz, shocked the European elites by winning on Sunday with a majority 30% of the vote.  And perhaps what is most astonishing is the fact that this p ...

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FDIC closes down seventh bank of 2017 in the state of Kansas

On Oct. 13, the FDIC closed down their seventh bank of 2017 as The Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Argonia shuttered its doors.  This institution is the first bank failure for the month of October, and it is also the first bank closure in the last five months. 10/13/2017 *** Kansas *** Argonia *** The Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Argonia *** $2.6 million dollar estimated FDIC DIF cost. The total ...

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Expect Libor rigging to continue with big banks as U.S. courts impose ‘slap on the wrist’ fines

In today's financial world where governments, regulators, and courts deem banks 'too big to jail', fraud, corruption, and theft are just the cost of doing business.  And when banks and brokers can make tens of billions of dollars or more, and only pay fines of about 1-5% of their profits, then there is no incentive not to continue committing fraud when all they will receive is a virtual 'slap on the wrist'. ...

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